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post #11 of 22 Old 03-25-2012, 10:29 AM
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Does she have a bump where the hairs appear?

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post #12 of 22 Old 03-25-2012, 11:01 AM Thread Starter
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No, no bumps or scabs or anything. She doesn't scratch or rub the spot like it's itchy, either.

I have never looked closely at the skin below the hairs to see if the skin color there is different, either. Maybe out of curiosity I'll do that today.

They gradually get less and less as summer comes on. Then they are no longer there about July. No new ones have ever appeared, either. Just these same ones.

It's odd, but I don't worry about them at all.
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It is odd lol. I am not worried, I don't think it's anything to be concerned about. Just driven by curiosity lol.

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post #14 of 22 Old 03-25-2012, 01:42 PM
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Maybe the white hair on her girth is just a silly genetic error or something. Not exactly sure how to term it. Only reason I think that is because oddly enough both me and my boyfriend have something similar. I have a random hair on my arm that will grow twice as long than the rest. He has one on his stomach that does the same thing. It's nothing gross, it just grows longer for some reason. Like a hair follicle on steroids. Haha.
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LOL, Brigdertrot! A hair follicle on steroids!

I parted the hair on that biggest white spot, and it does look like there is a tiny spot of pink skin there! Her skin is black, otherwise. It was pretty hard to tell for sure, though, without shaving her! And, no, I won't be doing that.

Maybe she's got some Paint in her, and that's all that showed up. LOL She does have Birdcatcher in her bloodlines way, way, back, though.
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LOL, Brigdertrot! A hair follicle on steroids!

I parted the hair on that biggest white spot, and it does look like there is a tiny spot of pink skin there! Her skin is black, otherwise. It was pretty hard to tell for sure, though, without shaving her! And, no, I won't be doing that.

Maybe she's got some Paint in her, and that's all that showed up. LOL She does have Birdcatcher in her bloodlines way, way, back, though.
Possibly...lol If you look at my avatar, my horse has a white spot on her neck. That's all she got from coming out of two paints, other than some roaning flanks and another roany spot on her barrel. Lol Though...the hair grows the same length as the rest haha. The white hair would drive me nuts, I would have to clip it. XD
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*sigh* A white spot does not mean that your horse is a Paint or comes from Paint breeding. All it means is your horse has a white spot.
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While I am still learning about equine genetics more everyday, there is something I am quite sure of - your mare is gorgeous!

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Here is a wild bay, look at his front legs.

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post #20 of 22 Old 03-27-2012, 03:38 PM
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*sigh* A white spot does not mean that your horse is a Paint or comes from Paint breeding. All it means is your horse has a white spot.
The OP wasn't saying that her horse for sure out of a Paint from the spot...she said "maybe". I wouldn't say it's likely but it's not impossible.
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