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post #21 of 24 Old 04-11-2012, 04:03 PM
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Faceman, that is possible. I've only had her since February. Her winter coat was very dense and I imagine an excellent environment for rain rot. I've never had a horse that got rain rot before, so it didnt even cross my mind.

Im guessing if thats the case the spots will go away once she sheds out again...?
Hard to say. First, we aren't sure that's what they are from, but NDAppy sees the same thing I do - most likely regrowth hair (which in a palomino will normally be white or at least lighter than the base summer coat) from scarring, and rain rot would be a likely candidate for the scarring considering the nature and location of the spots...don't know for sure of course - just speculation at this point...
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post #22 of 24 Old 04-11-2012, 04:17 PM
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Or Face... She could be aspiring to become the highest of high... an appaloosa!
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Lol, that was my first thought...that shes been spending too much time with my App gelding.
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post #24 of 24 Old 04-11-2012, 09:35 PM
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Haha...Appy doesn't rub off. But being around him she could be jealous and is grunting out those spots in hopes of upgrading her breed...
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