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        12-22-2012, 04:03 PM
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    Yearling
    Excercise mainly to keep the swelling down and keep it draining. We've never been told to run water on it. I've had three colts gelded only one really swelled up, but he didnt like the move much. The other two never had a problem.
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        12-23-2012, 01:28 AM
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    Yearling
    It's not swollen too bad and he's moving around good by himself. Was even trotting around this morning
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        12-23-2012, 01:37 AM
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    Yearling
    I just gelded my 9 month old colt last weekend. We kept him in a stall overnight just so we could keep an eye on him. He hated it but the vet said to keep him confined. He went right back out into the field the next day and has been doing awesome. He self-exercises and hasn't stiffened up at all or been sore. He did swell up quite a bit but it's going down now.
         
        12-23-2012, 01:46 AM
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    Yearling
    He is a little swollen and not as hyper as usual but he is moving around ( has to... Round bale is on one side of the pasture and water is on the other) but he's moving with the others just fine
         
        12-23-2012, 02:42 AM
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    Trained
    That is good hope he is fine soon
         
        12-23-2012, 02:45 AM
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    Yearling
    Just took him for a walk
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        12-23-2012, 04:58 AM
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    Green Broke
    I would like to share a story of when we gelded my wife's horse. He was 3 years old. He wasn't really broke yet to ride. We were new to horses and the barn owner told us to hop on him. He said he won't buck because he was in pain from the surgery. Sooo wrong!

    All we did was watch him to make sure he didn't get infected, which was surprising that he didn't because that stable was so nasty. He healed up fine.

    The other gelding we had done was the same way. Just watched for an infection and he was fine too. He was done when we were at a different stable and he was outside 24/7.

    Horses are pretty amazing about healing up without much help from us.
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        12-24-2012, 10:46 AM
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    Yearling
    He is moving around and even bucking this morning.
    Guess he's not hurting too bad !
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