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    03-30-2012, 09:11 PM
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Foal
Bump on neck????

Today I was brushing my mare and on the opposite side of her mane is like a ball, it doesn't stick out or anything I can just feel it when I run my hand across it!!! It's in the middle at the top of her neck, I thought it might just be something all horses have but I checked my gelding and colt and they don't have one. Does anyone have an idea what this is? And it's hard.
     
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    03-30-2012, 09:53 PM
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When I still had my mare she used to be really sensitive to fly bites, and sometimes they would swell up on her neck and girth area, but go away after a few days. It could be that, but I'm no vet.
     
    03-31-2012, 12:01 PM
  #3
Foal
Ok i'll keep an eye on it
     
    03-31-2012, 02:38 PM
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Foal
Does it feel like hard muscle or is it fatty/swollen?
     
    03-31-2012, 03:12 PM
  #5
Foal
Hard muscle for sure
     
    03-31-2012, 04:18 PM
  #6
Foal
I would def. Have her checked by a chiropractor. She may be out and its causing her muscle to tense and build up in that one area where she is trying to compensate from pain.
     

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