One of the scariest parts of surgery is when your horse wakes up after the surgery and tries to stand. It is not often a part of the process that people worry about, but it is definitely something that needs to be done carefully. Many horses have broken their legs or fatally injured themselves just trying to stand up after a successful surgery.
Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital explains how horses are anesthetized for surgery and show what happens during and after the surgery. Share this on Facebook if you think the veterinarians did an excellent job caring for the horse in this video.