About 3 weeks ago my Haflinger mare tripped at the canter and went into a rotational fall. I was thrown forward and out of the way, my mom said she did a somersault. When she went to stand up I was apparently tangled in her and she stepped on my leg. Thankfully, it wasnt bone or muscle and I wasnt rolled on. For the first two weeks my leg was swollen almost two inches off my leg and the affected area was the size and shape of a huge hoof. It was all different colors and painful to touch and had a blood blister which wasnt painful and has burst. Blister is healing and isnt causing pain.
The color is almost back to normal and the swelling went down quite a lot. The problem is the "egg" lump that has stayed the same. It doesnt hurt when I touch it, it hurts toward the bottom where the swelling evens out. The whole thigh portion of my leg hurts when it is jostled around, but its getting better.
The biggest problem is that it hurts the most when I sit in my saddle. My skin cannot touch it at all, yet I can push the "egg" in with my fingers and push my hand against it like a saddle with little to no pain. Does anyone have any suggestions for what I can do to ride?
Thanks! Sorry for the novel! im getting cabin fever because I can't ride!