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Phovia Equine, The Horse Bring You Wound Care Awareness Month

Has your horse come in from the pasture with a laceration on his fetlock or an abrasion on his hip? Learn how to care for many types of equine wounds during Wound Care Awareness Month at, sponsored by Phovia Equine.

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Look for wound care awareness-related content on throughout the month of May. | Erica Larson/The Horse
Many horse owners know that understanding how to treat various wounds is an important part of horse care. Wounds in horses can range from small scrapes to large lacerations to puncture wounds. Regardless of the location or size of the wound, knowing how to treat it and when to seek help from your veterinarian is one of the best ways to help your horse heal properly.

May is Wound Care Awareness Month on The Horse, where we’ve partnered with Phovia Equine to help educate owners about wound care for horses. Look for wound-care-related content all month on, our Facebook page and Twitter feed, and in our e-newsletters.


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