Helping Others With Equines

Dee Howe

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The Basic Necessities!

Posted by Dee Howe on May 9, 2018 at 5:30 PM Comments comments (1)

Veterinarians are essential!


Veterinarians are a huge part in diagnosing and treating problems. When in doubt or questions arise please consult one in your area. If their information does not resinate, do not be afraid to get a second opinion. Ideally go by referal.


We recommend consulting your veterinarian before choosing to engage in any type of body work or alternative therapy.


Below I have listed a few ge...

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Common Ailments

Posted by Dee Howe on May 9, 2018 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (0)

When you own or care for a horse it is important to be familiar with their common ailments: time is crucial when dealing with an illness or injury!

You should always consult with your Equine Veterinarian if you suspect your horse is sick or injured.


Injuries-


When a horse has abrasions to the skin, they have to heal from the inside out so stitches & wrapping usually is required for the wound to heal properly. If done well there is l...

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Leg Wraps & Sweats

Posted by Dee Howe on May 9, 2018 at 5:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Please consult your veterinarian to treat any wounds or injuries. Only use leg wraps under their recommendations.

Here are some tips for different types of leg wraps that can be helpful for wounds or injuries.


Leg wrapping rules to follow are:


Use nitrofurizone with wraps that will be on for 24 hours only. Use Nolvasan for wraps that are to be on 48-72 hours. Only use DMSO on wraps that will be on 24 hours. Proud flesh, the over growth of ce...

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