First Aid for horses.
There is a one hour window of time after a horse cuts himself that bacteria will begin to cause infections. It is important to treat wounds quickly to prevent infections and help reduce scaring. Horsetack Co. offers many brand name horse care products that you can count on to care for your horse. Many minor wounds on horses need little more than a thorough washing while checking for any debris that may be in the wound. However, remember that some of the smallest wounds can be the most dangerous. Do not ignore them. Contaminated and damaged tissue can lead to life treating infections. Pay particular attention to wounds over joints or that involve tendons, ligaments, or bones. Gaping wounds especially when the horse moves need a Vets attention.