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Protective plate for a collapsed and heel infected heel area

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  1. A heart bar shoe has been fitted to provide maximum support for the hoof capsule. A protective plate has also been welded into the corner of the shoe to protect the sensitive tissue. There are swabs packed under the plate to keep the wound clean

    Sole Puncture

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  • This horse had trodden on a round nail which punctured its foot penetrating the sensitive and striking the pedal bone

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  • The protective aluminium hospital plate is then bolted to the bar shoe. This can be removed reguarly to replace the swabs and treat the wound

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  • The sole is then packed with swabs to keep the wound clean

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  • A lateral (outside ) view of the finished hoof

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