Why I've Been Absent Recently.
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Talk

Why I've Been Absent Recently.

This is a discussion on Why I've Been Absent Recently. within the Horse Talk forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category
  • I was absent recently

Like Tree1Likes
  • 1 Post By MHFoundation Quarters

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    11-16-2011, 09:04 PM
  #1
Green Broke
Why I've Been Absent Recently.

Some of you may have noticed that I've not posted over the past couple of weeks. Don't worry, I haven't died. Firstly, I've been sitting exams for school - I finished my last one yesterday, so I'm pretty happy about this and I know that school won't be too hard for the rest of the year.

But - not that long ago, Chinga had an issue. We can honestly not tell you what happened, but I arrived in the afternoon after exams to find his cut all down his side, cuts on his neck, two large gashes on either side of his rump and cuts down the back of his legs. Thankfully - after cleaning them up they were all not has bad as they originally looked. I spoke to my vet and she said all I could do was keep them clean and sprayed with an antibiotic spray. Also, to bandage the ones that needed bandaging. This was not what I needed mid-exam block.

I was very glad that it wasn't as bad as it could have been, but we actually have no idea how his managed to do this - unless he has tried to roll under a fence or something. There are no fences down anywhere, no wire or trees fallen. Nothing. Either way, to be safe we moved him out into another paddock. Now his heeled enough to ride and compete on this weekend. I wouldn't be competing him if I though it could negatively affect him at all. :)

Which, is another reason why I haven't been online much - this weekend I have one of my biggest comps. I'll be competing twice at a Hunter Trails event in a low class and then one a bit higher, so wish us luck!! I will try to get photos, but it will be very hectic trying to get to all my rounds on time let alone bringing a camera along.
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    11-16-2011, 09:10 PM
  #2
Green Broke
Wow!!! Scary!!! Rodeo had something similar happen, went out to the barn, and half his ear was scraped. No hair, and some of the skin was gone....looked almost like a rug burn or something. Funny thing is though, it didnt look too recent, but didnt look too old. Vet was out earlier that day, so don't understand how they could of missed it.

Good Luck at your show!!!! Look forward to seeing some pics, Im sure you guys will do great!!
     
    11-16-2011, 09:25 PM
  #3
Green Broke
Wow, kudos to you for getting through the rest of your exams! I'd freak if something mysterious happened to any of the horses at the barn, let alone the ones I ride.

And csimkunas6, the same exact thing happened to an OTTB at our barn! She skinned her whole ear and no one had a clue what happened when she was brought in with blood covering half her face/neck. When the BO went down to clean the water tub in the pasture she was in, she figured out what happened when she found the mare's ear remains on the ground with blood a little ways up from the water tub. She must've tripped and fallen, scraping her ear on the ground. How a horse does that without injury to any other part of her face/body I do not know, but we all agreed that's what had happened. She had lots of silver-cote (what we call it, not sure the actual name lol), a fly bonnet (none of the umpti-nine flymasks with ears witting around fit) and was tossed in the round pen for "stall rest" (stalls too small because she stocks up and/or is a crazy beast when she's led out) for a few weeks.
I'm glad Lucky's never showed up with anything but small enemas/edemas (not sure which it is..my memory is lost atm lol) from getting kicked in the field. I'd be devastated, I was worried when she first came up with one of those the day of a show, haha.
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    11-16-2011, 10:05 PM
  #4
Banned
Enema is something that goes into the rectum. I don't think that's what you meant... Edema is swelling and fluid under the skin, and is frequently a sign of congestive heart failure.
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    11-16-2011, 10:15 PM
  #5
Showing
Glad you got through exam's and that Chinga is okay!

Good luck at your show!
ChingazMyBoy likes this.
     
    11-16-2011, 10:33 PM
  #6
Super Moderator
Ok, everyone, we can restart the forum, Chingaz is back!
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
recently gelded 8 yr old. mcompton1973 Horse Talk 7 07-11-2011 05:22 PM
help my horse has been recently crazy! Mandygrace Horse Training 13 02-25-2010 06:51 PM
Absent Mind situations Jehanzeb General Off Topic Discussion 14 11-06-2008 10:54 PM
Pip recently PurpleSkies Horse Pictures 4 03-30-2007 04:08 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:10 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0