Dry Dusty White UFO's - The Horse Forum
View Poll Results: What are these white UFO's in her coat?
Fungus? 0 0%
Insect? 0 0%
Dandruff? 0 0%
Other? 0 0%
Voters: 0. You may not vote on this poll

LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 Old 03-20-2014, 11:30 PM Thread Starter
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 20
• Horses: 1
Dry Dusty White UFO's

-deep breath- Ok, Please help settle an on-going argument I've been having with my co worker about this skin thing on my horses, please.

My findings: While brushing out the horses I noticed yucky itchy flakey white (i don't know what to call it) flakes? infestation? dandruff? in their hair. Mainly clustered in certain places. (ie: near their tail, under their pits, withers, and lower leg area. So I soap it up wash it out.. ok cool most of it is gone except for these certain areas. seems to be white flakes stuck in the hair all similar in size.. etc. Are they maybe eggs? dandruff?
Its driving me insane. So after bathing the animal.... I start feeling reeally itchy. (i know dirt can do this but bleh not all the time.)

I can take some pics tomorrow to post for a more comprehensive explanation or label as to wth it is... will do so if y'all are stumped...

Please help...
Maybe a brand of soap name? something. . . . ty
Impressa is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 3 Old 03-20-2014, 11:53 PM Thread Starter
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 20
• Horses: 1
..wait... they don't fly. -.-
Impressa is offline  
post #3 of 3 Old 03-21-2014, 12:42 AM
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: california
Posts: 5,330
• Horses: 0
pics needed
stevenson is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Keeping a Dry Lot dry Runninghot88 Barn Maintenance 3 08-04-2013 08:49 AM
What should Dusty do? MangoRoX87 Horse Conformation Critique 4 01-07-2012 10:49 PM
A white horse isn't truely white unless it's brown drafts4ever Horse Pictures 29 01-06-2011 07:08 AM
White/dry patches and sensitive wither wild_spot Horse Health 17 05-03-2009 06:14 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome