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Both wound and hoof care have been neglected on this horse, considerably increasing the risk for the development of proud flesh.

Preventing or repairing ‘proud flesh’ on horse wounds

Horse Health: Proper management from the onset is important in avoiding 
its appearance, especially on lower limbs

Nature has a way of healing wounds in horses and for the most part, has a remarkable inherent ability to return the skin to its original state. However, horses, more so than any other species, tend to be particularly prone to a troublesome complication of wound healing referred to as ‘proud flesh.’ Whenever it appears, […] Read more