Go Back   Stockyard Horse Discussion Forums > Horses and Ponies > Horse Management

Torn Muscles

Horse Management Thread, Torn Muscles in Horses and Ponies; Hi, Has anyone had to deal with torn muscles in horses before? I never have, but my mare shiraz has ...
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-06-2009, 09:35 AM   #1
Advanced Member
 
Razzie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Bullsbrook, WA.
Posts: 2,773
Send a message via AIM to Razzie Send a message via MSN to Razzie Send a message via Skype™ to Razzie
Exclamation Torn Muscles

Hi,

Has anyone had to deal with torn muscles in horses before? I never have, but my mare shiraz has a torn muscle in her hind leg hip area. She visited the vet about it and all we got told was rest and bute.

But i am wondering is there anything else we can do or maybe get some muscle therapy done??

anyways thanks

Jem
__________________
Jem, Raz, Stazi, Leah, Rosie, Shaye, & co....
Razzie is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 07-06-2009, 09:44 AM   #2
Gold Member (5,000 posts)
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: South West Western Australia
Posts: 5,561
Default

you need to leave the muscle for a little while before you start massaging it. To much to early can do more damage. But it is worth getting out an equine massage therapist to show you what to do and how often.

I did a human massage course and their recommendations were to massage every three days to help the fibres align right for strength and flexibility. It can make a real difference.
Sugar's Mum is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT +8. The time now is 07:58 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.3
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0

Classifieds | How To Advertise | Terms Of Use | Juke Box | Home Page

Copyright © Stockyard Classifieds Pty Ltd - All rights reserved.