Mariana Rocha Jumping | 1 Question | 0 Answers

Should I take off the crusts of the wounds of my horses? #vet

Should I take off the crusts of the wounds of my horses? #vet
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if it appears pussy, yes. clean well and apply an ointment
Hey Mariana, It's probably better not to touch it, the scab appears to protect the wound while healing goes on underneath. Pulling the scab away is likely to tear some of the new skin and blood vessels beneath it, setting back the healing process. Also, opening the wound again will expose it to new contaminants and possible infection. But in doubt and depending of the type of the injury I would ask a vet to check it :)
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