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My horse has had this bone splint for maybe 4 to 5 weeks and limps only at the trot and any higher gaits, but not at the walk. If I touch it or squeeze it, my horse shows NO signs of pain. No flinching, pulling back, but he still limps!! :cry:

I want to know if I should wrap it, keep him in his stall, put him in his own paddock, poultice his leg…. I don't know but please help!!:!::!::!:
(Vet's coming out Monday)
 

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You should have it checked by a Vet to make sure it is not a fractured splint bone.

If it is just a freshly 'popped' splint, just leave it alone. It will harden and the horse should go sound.

It is your choice if you want to remove the splint. You can blister them completely off using a black tar-like product called 'Reducine' and comes in a 1 pound blue can. If a horse was lame when it popped the splint, it will usually be sore when you are taking it off. You can take it off now or later. I have taken off really old ones and freshly popped ones with Reducine.
 
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