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Re: Hock Injections
Posted by Gail Ivey on 6/29/2016, 10:38 am, in reply to "Hock Injections"
It depends on the amount of fusion in the hock joint needed. Once the lower joints are completely fused, the horse shouldn't need injections, but also, they couldn't do injections if they needed to - no space to put the needle. My experience with Nell was similar to yours - the first shot lasted about 3 months, the second one only a few weeks. The third was difficult as there was no space left to insert the needles, so she didn't get any more after that. I had already retired her by then.
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