Parker has been rubbing his mane out while trying to get to the grass right outside of his field/boredom. He has really, really rubbed out his mane. At first I thought it was some sort of fungus, but the vet looked him over and said it wasn't. I have found big chunks of mane on the fence, and it is very disconcerting, to say the least. I have tried to figure out different ways of stopping him, but nothing has worked.
Any ideas on how to help his mane grow? I heard Shapley's Original M-T-G is good for mane growth, is it? We will be moving to another farm soon, where Parker will be out with other horses and on grass. HOPEFULLY that will help nix the rubbing out, but I'm not liking the patchy-diseased-horse look.
Ugh, I feel terrible about his mane. Everyone keeps telling me it will just grow back on its own, but I'm afraid flies are going to get at his skin. When we move I'll be able to keep a much closer eye on him, as where we currently are is almost an hour away.