Published: 2015-07-16 19:22:18 Categories: Health
It started with little abrasions from wellingtons at my horse, on the back part of the fetlocks during an autumn training. In the wound's
The lump is caused by bacteria (Dermatophilus
Infected places are swollen, painful,
NOTE: remove only those scabs which fall off themselves - they should not be plucked with force as we will cause
The treatment should be repeated if we don't succeed to remove all scabs at the first attempt. It is worth to apply the zinc ointment regularly on the infected area (at least once a day) in order to maintain the constant protective layer on the skin and help it heal.
It is good for the horse to be on
In my case, the above mentioned natural treatment worked, I didn't have to use any specialist ointments. Any kind of preparation will work only if we remove the scabs first.
Let's remember that before you start any treatment whether natural or with preparations, you should consult a veterinarian. It's not worth to safe at our friend's health :) The fight against the lump is a long and toilsome process. Even when you think you've already cured it, it usually comes back at certain times of the year. So, it is worth to take care of our horse before infection.
We hope that this article will never prove useful to you and fight against the lump will remain only a story heard from other riders :)