What is the name for this marking ?????

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What is the name for this marking ?????

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    09-27-2013, 06:41 PM
What is the name for this marking ?????

Can any please tell us the name of this mark on our Buckskin Mare. I was wondering if it is a somatic mutation..
I think it is getting bigger.
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    09-27-2013, 07:14 PM
Green Broke
Not too well versed in this, but it looks like it may be a concentration of sooty on her flank area.
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    09-27-2013, 07:53 PM
Green Broke
A chestnut that I've been working with at my barn has a couple of similar spots. They're not quite as large though, and one's on the crest of his neck with the other being on his flank. I don't know anything about them, but I'd be curious to see what folks have to say!
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    09-27-2013, 10:18 PM
It does look like a somatic mutation to me. It doesn't look like it is getting bigger though.

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