Curly, healing

Last Tuesday, out hunting, Curly managed to cut herself on something. Most likely a rock. All of a sudden one of the other riders noticed that there was blood dripping down over her hoof. Obviously, her owner went straight back to the barn. Sometimes injuries around the hoof bleed a lot but aren’t that serious. […]

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Manuka honey shown to be effective treatment on horses’ leg wounds

Manuka honey has been in our medicine closet for awhile. We use it on cuts and scrapes instead of antibiotic ointments. Honey has been used to treat wounds for more than 2,000 years and it’s becoming even more important as an antibacterial agent as more strains of bacteria become resistant to antibiotics. In hospitals, honey […]

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