- #1 Started Loki on his EPM meds last Monday
- #2 Had Loki's shoes put back on Wednesday and noticed swelling in his knee with a small cut, no heat.
- #3 Still swollen on Thursday and a little swollen in his other front.
- #4 Stocked up on all four legs and covered in hives.
Obviously Loki is having an allergic reaction to something. The question is is it the medicine, is it from this cut on his knee or did he get bit/stung by something? Not really easy to tell for sure. The vet doesn't think it is from his meds because the reaction came on five days after he started which is a pretty long time for him to react but it isn't impossible.
I'm hoping that it is just from this cut on his knee and sometime soon *crossing fingers, praying, etc* he will get past this reaction and feel better.
The vet told me to just keep an eye on him. He said that it isn't abnormal for a horse to stock up like this when they get hives. Loki is still acting fine, eating well, bright eyed, etc. I walked him out for quite a while to get the swelling down in his legs which did help but he is still lame on that left front knee so I didn't want to do too much.
I hate that he is hurting!!!
On the bright side check out these pictures of Loki in the indoor. He was so very fascinated by that other horse we kept passing. ;)
|Who is that guy?|
|Why can't I smell him?|
|Nope, still can't smell him|
|He sure is handsome, though!|