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    03-23-2013, 02:04 PM
Originally Posted by barrelracer    
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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    03-24-2013, 01:15 PM
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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    04-15-2013, 07:22 AM
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Interesting article Melanoma treatment trialled for grey horses |Horse & Hound
    04-15-2013, 11:50 PM
Green Broke
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 I've got a grey horse now, this article makes me wonder

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