The horse is kept in tall rest for a minimum of 8 weeks with limited hand-walking depending on the horse’s comfort. NSAID’s are used as needed. In foals and weanlings anti-ulcer medications are also indicated. Radiographs should be taken at 8 weeks to assess healing and determine further exercise instructions. Fracture healing occurs typically within 4-6 months depending on the type of fracture and age of the animal.