Items Tagged with 'lacerations'

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Hoof-Care Focus

Dealing with Wounds on Horses' Feet

Fast and accurate assessment often required
Often, horse owners call farriers first whenever there’s a problem with a horse’s foot. Farriers may find themselves being asked to do the first aid or wound assessment when a horse suffers a puncture, cut or some other injury to the hoof, coronary band or lower leg.
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Kyle Ballard

Using The Fishtail Shoe

Nebraska farrier finds it a good alternative for treating a lacerated tendon

The longer I shoe, the more value I place on the establishment of professional working relationships with veterinarians.


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Vet's Corner

Diagnosis And Treatment Of A Spontaneous Rupture Of The Deep Digital Flexor Tendon

Therapeutic shoe with heel extension seen as key to successful outcome

The flexor tendons of the front limb of a horse are a common site of injury. Often, lacerations will damage the superficial digital flexor tendon, deep digital flexor tendon and even the suspensory ligament.


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