Fast Response Cases
This page contains a few of the
cases which were treated using our
methods immediately after injury.
These cases show the benefits of immediate response to injuries using our
treatment methods. Compare the healing time of these cases to cases that were
not immediately started using our treatment methods the day of the injury.
Case 30
This is a 2 Year Old Thoroughbred Filly with an injury from kicking the wheel well of
a horse trailer while being shipped. The superficial flexor tendon was sheared, and
the deep flexor tendon was traumatized. The tendons were damaged, but the horse
was never extremely lame. The granulation bed was 5 inches wide and 13 inches long.
December 12, 2002
Case 34
This is a Quarter Horse mare, with an injured left rear cannon area wound just
below the hock. The extensor tendon just below the hock was completely severed,
the lateral digital extensor tendon was exposed with the tendon sheath torn off the
February 4, 2002
Case 50
This is a four year old paint with a laceration at the bulb of the heel at a depth that
the nerve and blood vessels were cut on the medial side and the laceration extended
to the coronet band on the lateral side.
December 26, 2002
Case 58
This yearling was tied to a trailer and tore off the posterior (back) lateral third of
his hoof. The wound extended into the soft tissue.
January 18, 2003
Case 60
This is a 14 year-old quarter horse gelding with a wire cut involving both bulbs of the
heel.  The wire cut was down to the coronet band on the inside of the hoof and
invaded the coffin joint.
October 23, 2005
Case 65
This is a Paint with an injury caused by the horse kicking his stall wall, resulting
in his breaking out a section of his hoof.
April 6, 2003
Case 68
This is a quarter horse with a de-gloving wound above the left knee.
July 23, 2003
Case 86
This is a two year old Thoroughbred colt with a laceration to the right hock with a
severed extensor tendon. This colt also severed the saphenous vein.  
February 10, 2007
Outside Injury                       Inside Injury
Case 90
This is a two year old Thoroughbred Filly that was injured
on a metal feed trough. She had injuries on both the inside
and the outside of the same leg. Both had tendon damage,
the inside injury had exposed bone.
June 23, 2004
Case 105
This is a 4 year old quarter horse. He injured his shoulder when he ran into a fence
during roping training.
February 16, 2005
Case 113
This is a 19 year old barrel & pole horse that was referred to Step Ahead Farm after a
prognosis of 6 months of stall rest would be required prior to being put back into
training. The tendon was severed, and three inches of bone was exposed.
August 24, 2005
Case 144
This is a twelve year old Quarter Horse gelding with a shoulder wound.
June 27, 2006
Case 159
This horse arrived with a one day old de-gloving fence wound. The skin flap was separated
down below the intercarpal joint level and bone was exposed, but the extensor tendon
was not cut.
February 14, 2007
Case 160
This horse has a de-gloving wound with damaged and torn tendons and exposed bone.
This horse belongs to a nurse from Tennessee that had used Eclipse and Lacerum products
before, but she brought the horse from Tennessee to Arkansas because her vet did not want to
use products on this wound that he was not familiar with.
January 18, 2006
Case 174
This horse had lacerated tendons exposed the length of the cannon bone, and a small
amount of exposed bone. Due to immediate use of Wound Wash, and arrival at Step Ahead
Farm within hours of injury, this was one of the fastest healing wounds we have treated.
December 1, 2006
Case 191
10 year old Barrel & Pole horse with a de-gloving injury. The extensor tendon was
shredded and the bone was exposed. This horse not only returned to competitive
condition but won the next Arkansas State Junior Championship in poles and
placed 3rd in barrels.
May 14, 2008
Case 201 A
This is a Quarter Horse mare with a wound on the front left hock. (Note that this
mare also has a gaskin injury, case 201)
July 12, 2008
Case 201
This is a Quarter Horse mare with a wound on the upper inside gaskin area.
(Note, this mare also has a hock injury, case 201A)
July 12, 2008
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