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kimber769 08-12-2010 01:20 AM

How can I reduce scarring on my gelding?
 
This morning I woke to find that my horses had kicked out a couple boards in my barn and my 2 year old colt managed to gouge himself along his rib cage. It is not very deep but it's still a pretty nasty scratch. I cleaned it out and put antibiotic cream on it. Is there any way to minimize the amount of scarring? I would really appreciate any suggestions

Deerly 08-12-2010 01:51 AM

I've heard that putting MTG on healed sores can help the hair grow back the correct color instead of white regrowth but I'm not sure if that helps :)

Edit: But only use MTG affffffter it's completely healed!

Carleen 08-12-2010 01:54 AM

Vitamin E Oil on the skin once it is healed helps with scarring.

DaraT 08-12-2010 01:52 PM

I started using Vetericyn this summer. My mare had rubbed a raw place on her face last week. After using it for a couple of days, the spot looked good. As I just started using this stuff, I can't give a solid review on it. But so far, so good. One problem, it's $35 for a 16oz spray bottle. But if it continues to work as advertised, it will be worth the money and I'll keep using it.


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