He is so itchy he hurts himself :(
My pony still didn't shed completly, although mare lost all her hair already. But he's a pony so that doesn't worry me so much.
But there is a problem... He is itchy! It's still not warm enough to shower him, but he needs it badly. At first he rubbed his mane and there are injuries (scratches) under his forelock and a bit less on the neck. I braided his mane (it is really massive and no air comes to his skin). It's healing slowly, but he didn't stop scratching himself until now, when it hurts him. He is without hair on that places. And he is uncomfortable with me touching him there. Today he started scratching himself on his butt, higher than his tail. He has a wound there too now, and it's pretty bad. When I'm brushing him he makes that face (puts his upper lip forward). His whole body is itchy! He has dandruff.
How can I help him and what could be causing this? I'm sure it's not contagious because mare is completly ok, he is prone to laminitis, so he doesn't get enough minerals and vitamins with his food, so I'm giving him extra vitamins mix and he has his mineral salt stone (don't know how it's named in english).
I hope so much it'll be soon enough warm to shower him...