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post #11 of 14 Old 03-23-2013, 02:04 PM
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Originally Posted by barrelracer View Post
So when you say " eyeliner" is that like a grey stripe around the white ? or around the eyes?
Black around the eyes it is pigmented skin. But some people tattoo the eyeliner on.

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It should also be noted that, although grey horses have a higher incidence of melanoma, melanoma is normally a far less serious condition in grey horses than in non-grey horses...
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Hmm... Well, I had a few spot red roan appy mare for 10 months. We put zinc on her nose so she wouldn't get sunburn. But she died of abdominal cancer..
And since ive got a grey horse now, this article makes me wonder

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