Bleeding and Wounds

No matter how big or small if you notice a wound or active bleeding, do give us a call as soon as possible.

Active Bleeding:
  • Apply pressure – bandage or anything you can find to stem the bleed
  • Keep horse/pony calm
  • Do not move them if it is severely bleeding
  • If the bleed is severe keep the horse calm and quiet and contact your vet immediately
  • Make a note of it is both sides or just one nostril
  • Move into a stable if possible
  • If bleeding then please follow the above
  • Take a photo, we may ask you to send one across to us
  • Clean the wound if possible to start decontaminating the are