Curb in Horses

Treatment

 

In most cases, the only treatment that can be given for this injury is rest with pain relieving medications and cold compresses. If treated properly, this ailment is known to resolve itself, but often only after it has reached a chronic level.

 

Once the diagnosis has been made, follow you veterinarian’s instructions on the appropriate length of time for resting your horse and when you should begin exercising the animal again.

 

Living and Management

 

Complete rest is critical to promote full healing of the damaged ligament. Your veterinarian will recommend an exercise program for slowly rehabilitating the leg once it has healed.