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    12-21-2011, 07:09 PM
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Lumps on his back??? what are they ??

Ok so recentely my tb has had these lumps come up on his back. I have no idea what they are but they are really hard and don't seem to be changing. He originaly had a wart like thing there and I was told to put vegemite on it.. so I did that and the wart went away. One day it rained and when I went to catch him he had a large raised lump where the vegemite had been. Probably an area or 15 cm square. Anyway that went away but now just recently there are lumps. Probably 6 in a 7cm square patch on the very topof his back in front of and above his flanks. Hard to explain so ill see if I can get some pics.

Do you guys know what they could be.??
I washed his rug so ill see what difference that makes

Thanks
CHS
     
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    12-21-2011, 07:14 PM
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Weanling
My horse has bot fly bumps. Google it and see if they are similiar to what your horse has.
     
    12-22-2011, 12:13 AM
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Trained
Lucy had some of them as well! They were just bites but Her light rug fixed them up :) he heavy one made them worse as she would sweat and they didn't have a chance to heal :) don't know if they are what Lucy had but....
     
    12-22-2011, 05:36 AM
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Hmmm ithink think its rain scald... did a bit of reserch and it seem as though he has a minor case... http://www.equusite.com/articles/hea...hRainRot.shtml
^^ websites really good

I think its the wet weather. We have had alot of humid weather and I don't think the vegemite helped very much as I think it opened up the skin( I was using it for warts)

Anyway I encourage all horseforumees to check out the website.. I found it interesting:)
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    12-22-2011, 06:07 AM
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Yearling
Yes - think it is rain scald. Wash with Nizoral shampoo - buy from a chemist. Dilute in hand hot water, lather up and work well into the skin, leave for 10 mins then scrape excess off. No need to rinse.
     
    12-22-2011, 04:43 PM
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Thanks I will have to try that
     

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