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Has anyone had any experiences with a horse standing on a nail? Do they usually eventually heal?

Has anyone had any experiences with a horse standing on a nail? Do they usually eventually heal?
My Arab mare stood on a nail, the best would be to get a vet out to examine how far the nail has gone in. With my mare the nail was millimeters away from the bone and she has fully healed. For a week or two we kept her hoof in a poultice and made sure to keep it dry and disinfected. As I said, she healed completely but each case is different ☺