It depends on the foal, some will straiten out on their own, some will straiten out if you give them some Baytril or LA200, the oxytetracycling does something, and I'm not sure if anyone really knows why. Some colts can benefit from corrective shoeing and trimming, some require surgeries. It all depends on how sever he is contracted and how quickly he grows. I think it would be good to try and see another vet with more equine experience who could give you better advice as to a course of treatment. If you can get him straight by the time he's nine moths old you should be fine. My vet recommended early weaning to slow down the growth in my aunt and uncles contracted filly, she straitened up a little after the oxytertacylcing and seemed almost straight after her first trimming so they let her stay on the mare and she is little forward at the knee as a yearling. If he doesn’t look straight by the time he’s three days old you need to have him looked at by someone with experience in these sorts of things.
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