Attention! This is a potentially life-threatening condition for your horse. Time is of the essence, contact your veterinarian immediately.Find a Vet
|If the penetrating object is still in place
|it should be bent so that further penetration does not occur, however the object should NOT be removed until your veterinarian arrives.
They will need to take radiographs with the object still in place in order to determine the extent of the structures involved and direction of the penetration.
|if the horse hasn't received one in the past 6 months
|Arthrocentesis of any synovial structure