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nose since they will lower their head to get a closer look. And the legs are simply easy access for snakes to reach. 2. What are the signs of a snake bite on a horse? When a horse is bit by a snake, you will want to look for 2 puncture wounds, trickle of blood coming from the wound and rapid edema or swelling. 3. What are the dangers of snake bites? Horses are only able to breath through their nose. When bitten by a snake their nostrils can swell enough to shut and suffocate them. Also the venom can cause damage to the heart muscle. Horse Wounds Part 1 1. What are the four main types of horse wounds? Describe each type of wound. There are four main types of horse wounds. Puncture wounds which are small deep penetrated wounds. Abrasions which are wounds that cause superficial damage to the surface of the skin. Lacerations which are long penetrated wounds that cut through every layer of skin and can even go as deep to the muscle. And lastly an avulsion which is the partial or complete removal of any part of the body.
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2. On a horse's body, where do wounds tend to heal best? Where do wounds tend to heal worst? Why? Wounds tend to heal the best on the face because there isn’t much movement in that area and there is a good blood supply. They tend to heal the worst in the lower leg area because there is so much more movement than any other area of the horse. And there is poor circulation.
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