Large animal wounds
The extensor tendons recover from complete transection without major issue. These injuries heal quickly with little residual deficits. Splinting the limb for 2-3 days is often all that is required. The damaged tendon does not need suturing. Performance should not be impacted.
Extensor tendon injuries mean the horse knuckles for 2-3 days. Splinting helps. After 2-3 days, the problem usually resolves. Good prognosis.