How would you get a horse with a fractured hock back on track?

When my horse fractured his hock I brought him back (after I got the all clear) into work by handwalking with a saddle on (and possibly light weights if you have them) for about five minutes for two weeks, then ten minutes for another two weeks. After that I got on him for the first time and walked for five minutes. I increased his walking by five minutes each week until I hit twenty minutes, then added five minutes of trot. I did two weeks of five minutes of trot, then two weeks of ten minutes of trot (with two minutes of walk in between five minute sets), then fifteen, then twenty. I would always make sure to warm up and end with five minutes of walk. Finally I started adding canter. At first we only did a circle each way, then two circles, then 30 seconds, then a minute, then two minutes. Really it's just about feeling the horse and listening to make sure their breathing is alright, their heart rate isn't too high, and that they aren't showing signs of exhaustion (breaking gaits, stumbling, or not responding to the aids). You could also talk to your vet about a recovery plan, they probably know your horse's situation than anyone on here
When my horse fractured his hock I brought him back (after I got the all clear) into work by handwalking with a saddle on (and possibly light weights if you have them) for about five minutes for two weeks, then ten minutes for another two weeks. After that I got on him for the first time and walked for five minutes. I increased his walking by five minutes each week until I hit twenty minutes, then added five minutes of trot. I did two weeks of five minutes of trot, then two weeks of ten minutes of trot (with two minutes of walk in between five minute sets), then fifteen, then twenty. I would always make sure to warm up and end with five minutes of walk. Finally I started adding canter. At first we only did a circle each way, then two circles, then 30 seconds, then a minute, then two minutes. Really it's just about feeling the horse and listening to make sure their breathing is alright, their heart rate isn't too high, and that they aren't showing signs of exhaustion (breaking gaits, stumbling, or not responding to the aids). You could also talk to your vet about a recovery plan, they probably know your horse's situation than anyone on here
If it's healed start with walking him in the round pen on a line with tack on then and he's done walking Cool him down with room temperature water and slowly get colder so u don't give him a shock and then slowly move up to trot later on after he has gotten comfortable then once he is doing better start the rides on even ground just walking and agin slowly movieing back towards the canter just take it easy so he dosent damage the leg permanently he needs his muscle put back in his leg before he can take any more weight and do any poles anything all just flat work to gain muscle mass and you could start doing some small Hills as well walking him on lead then when rideing to hills are the best thing to help gain muscle😆
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