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Filled Legs - Horses kept stabled for long periods of time may suffer from poor circulation. This leads to swelling in the legs due to lymphatic fluid escaping into the surrounding tissues, rather than being circulated back up the leqs. Recovery will be helped by increasing turnout into the field and providing a roomier stable. Applying stable bandages after turnout or on return from work and on return to the stable may help to reduce the swelling. If this condition goes untreated it may degenerate into lymphangitis.

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