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Equine Case Studies

Puncture

Date: December 2002

Name of Horse: N/A

Age of Horse: 3 years

Breed of Horse: Thoroughbred

Sex of Horse: Gelding

Injury or Condition: Horse ran into wall at chest level and made a hole in right front chest area. Injury was 1/2 inch deep in center. Vet tried to stich but it would not hold. Trainer was told horse would not be able to train for at least six months.

Treatment: Horse was treated with Equitonic 3 machine directly pointed at injury on high setting for 30 minutes every day for one month. After that, horse was treated every other day directly on injury for 30 minutes for another 30 days. At beginning, wound was packed with sugar and antibiotic cream per Vet's instructions. Horse started light training in 30 days.

Outcome: Horse ran 2-1/2 months after injury (Trainer had been told six months by Vet) and got a second. Ran again and won. Ran again and got second. Scar is hardly noticeable, hair has grown back. Horse has total movement.

Cut on leg - day 1
Cut on leg - day 30
Cut on leg - day 60

Name of Attending Vet or Therapist: Winning Edge Equine Therapy (Jim, Jean & Mikhael Rolffs)

Location: Gulf Stream Race Track

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