Friday, April 21, 2017

What?!?




When I went out to the barn to work Tesla, I found this:


Does this angle make my bum look big? Good.

Uh Oh. Her back leg was puffy and slightly warm to the touch. I cold hosed it for a good 20min, which visibly brought the swelling down and all I could find were two itty bitty small surface scratches:





Tess was sound and putting her full weight on it, so it's not super serious, but I gave her the night off,  some lovin' and apples, and I'll check on her tomorrow...









7 comments:

  1. hmm, I wonder how she did that?

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    1. I snooped around in her paddock....nothing looked amiss!

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  2. Ugh yea my guy currently has a fat leg for similar reasons too. Blah.

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  3. Eek I hate when that happens! I'm sure the cold hosing helped a ton. Fingers crossed it's not puffy when you see it next :)

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  4. How strange! Interested to hear what happens with the mystery lump/swelling (hopefully all good and uncomplicated things, though).

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  5. Cold hosing and lots of walking and maybe get vet out for antibiotics if it doesn't start to improve and she gets lymphangitis! Hope she feels better soon :)

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