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post #1 of 13 Old 06-30-2008, 04:37 PM Thread Starter
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Breeds with bumps on face

Alright, My QH diesel is crossed with something thats unknown. I keep getting asked with what though. And its finally got me really curious.

He has this 'bump' on his face. I havnt seen any other type of horse with it. Its right under his eyes.

Is there a certain breed that has this, or is it say a birth defect?




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post #2 of 13 Old 06-30-2008, 04:46 PM
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My guess is its a birth defect. I know some breeds have a more rounded bridge on the front of the face but that looks more like a defect. As long as there are no physical limitations and it doesnt bother your horse and you love him I wouldn't worry about it.


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post #3 of 13 Old 06-30-2008, 05:32 PM
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I agree with Vida...it could be some type of birth defect, as I've never seen it before.

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It looks to me like it's a birth defect or an old injury where he would have hurt himself quite seriously. I have never heard of a breed of horse which has what your QH has. I assumed you were initially talking about a Roman head which yes, tends to be a breed thing.
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post #5 of 13 Old 06-30-2008, 07:45 PM
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It's a defect, no breed has that trait. Pretty horse though :)
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post #6 of 13 Old 06-30-2008, 08:10 PM
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i concur with everyone else :)

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post #7 of 13 Old 07-02-2008, 10:17 PM
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I have never seen anything like that before! interesting :)

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post #8 of 13 Old 07-02-2008, 10:21 PM
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Maybe she mixed with saddlebred or standardbred! I can kinda see it in theface, thats just me though!!!!!
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post #9 of 13 Old 07-02-2008, 10:57 PM
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What I find interesting is that he must have gone thru quite a severe injury to have bumps like that but there are no scars or obvious external signs of an injury which would tell me it was a birth defect??

If it was an injury, it's crazy he would have something like that and no one even knew anything about it.
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post #10 of 13 Old 07-03-2008, 07:15 AM
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I have seen this on Icelandic horses before :)

I think he could be a litle Icelandic or Saddlebred :) check if he has Tölt hahah no , joke ;)

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