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        02-19-2008, 04:54 PM
      #1
    Weanling
    What is this??????

    My new pinto mare Dime was just body clipped and she has a patch of hair that is thicker than the others and it is really hard..What is this..The vet is coming out in about 2 weeks to do shots should this be something I am conserned about???
    Thanks..

    Here is a photo....Its not too good but it may give you an idea....




    Thanks :)
         
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        02-19-2008, 04:57 PM
      #2
    Showing
    Since its on a white patch I would be a little concerned. Is it just thicker hair or is the skin itself thickening? I would have the vet take a look at it when he is there.
         
        02-19-2008, 04:58 PM
      #3
    Weanling
    Its hair...if that helps....
         
        02-19-2008, 05:13 PM
      #4
    Showing
    So its not a melanoma. That's usually the skin and its blackish
    That was my concern. I would still ask the vet
         
        02-19-2008, 05:16 PM
      #5
    Weanling
    Yeah we know its not melanoma because we have another 19yo grey Tb who has malenomas.. Its not really a bump either its just hard...I will have the vet look at it but it is so weird!!!
         
        02-19-2008, 06:43 PM
      #6
    tim
    Weanling
    Birthmark?
         
        02-19-2008, 07:42 PM
      #7
    Weanling
    Do horses have birthmarks?? This is confusing me soooo much I can't wait for the vet to tell me what it is!!!!!! Ha ha ha
         
        02-20-2008, 10:16 PM
      #8
    Started
    Could she have gotten sap or something sticky on it??
         
        02-20-2008, 10:51 PM
      #9
    Started
    Raint Rot???
         
        02-21-2008, 12:23 AM
      #10
    Weanling
    I've never seen that. Of course it would help to see her in person. I'd definitely get the vet out to check it, espically if it gets bigger.
         

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