Horse knee injuries (broken knees)

Horse knee injuries (broken knees)

Horse knee injuries

horse knee injuriesHorse knee injuries – when a horse injures its knees, usually by falling on them, the resulting lacerations are often referred to as Broken knees’.

This term does not necessarily mean that any bones of the knee are broken.

Symptoms

There will be skin loss over the front of the knee, often exposing underlying bone. In some cases the sheath of the extensor, tendons may be damaged, so synovial leakage occurs, while in serious cases the joint capsule of the corpus may be damaged.

Treatment of Broken Knees

Call for veterinary attention immediately

Aloe FirstThe wound can be gently washed off with a cold hose until the vet arrives.

With the vets’ approval, the wound can be further washed out with Aloe Vera First and Aloe Vera gelly applied.

A dressing, such as Allevyn, can be applied to the knee – being careful not to damage other structures with the bandaging.

To encourage healing, these wounds require moisture and air, so be sure to use plenty of gelly and don’t allow the wound to dry out.

The vet will ensure that the horse is covered for tetanus and may prescribe antibiotics and painkillers.

Aloe Vera GelAdd 250ml of Aloe Vera gel to the diet until the wound starts to heal – then decrease to 120mls per day. During the chronic healing phase, this can be reduced further to 60mls per day.

If the wound is particularly infected, and in conjunction with antibiotic therapy, Aloe Vera propolis creme and bee propolis tablets (8-20 per day) can be used.

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