Horse Wounds
Small Cuts, Grazes and Puncture Wounds

From: Horse Ailments

See also: Horse Care

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Horse Wounds
Horses are prone to injuring themselves and wounds such as cuts, grazes and puncture wounds are the most common.

Types Of Wounds
There are four main types of minor wounds, which in most cases will quickly heal if they are correctly managed with first aid. If in any doubt contact your vet who will often be able to advise you over the phone or arrange a visit if further treatment is necessary.

Horses are experts at getting themselves into trouble, cuts and grazes frequently happen when horses are out together.

Many wounds are minor and heal up with some first aid however there are instances where they may need further veterinary treatment, so be prepared to call your vet if necessary.