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    02-19-2008, 05:54 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, 05:57 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, 05:58 PM
  #3
Weanling
Its hair...if that helps....
     
    02-19-2008, 06:13 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, 06:16 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, 07:43 PM
  #6
tim
Weanling
Birthmark?
     
    02-19-2008, 08:42 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, 11:16 PM
  #8
Started
Could she have gotten sap or something sticky on it??
     
    02-20-2008, 11:51 PM
  #9
Started
Raint Rot???
     
    02-21-2008, 01:23 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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