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.
|Tetanus toxoid||if the horse hasn't received one in the past 6 months|
|Arthrocentesis of any synovial structure|