Gwendolyn’s hock lump.






A few weeks ago, I told you how I had to remove Gwen from the paddock with Finn, Wrigley and BG because she had been kicked in the hock.  Since Gwen is 25 years old now, it was time for her to not have to ever fight or be kicked again.  You can read that post here.

When the vet arrived to look at her injury, he felt we needed to give it time, but that it wasn’t broken.  She could bear weight… so we were probably very lucky.

AFTER THREE WEEKS.

Well, after three weeks of healing, all of a sudden, the area now looks like a tennis ball on top of her hock.  The lump is hard and isn’t sensitive to me poking at it.  Gwen is sound and even trots fine.

I took a pic and showed my vet.  He thinks it is a ‘capped hock’.  He’ll be out tomorrow to determine.

Never a dull moment…

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