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    08-15-2011, 07:08 PM
  #1
Foal
My horse skin condition?

My horse have 2 skin conditions that I don't know what it is.
I am posting couple pics so maybe someone can help with a treatment

https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/phot...eat=directlink

This is a bump that develop below the saddle


https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/phot...eat=directlink

This is on her back leg
     
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    08-15-2011, 07:18 PM
  #2
Showing
Sorry, your first photo didn't load and the second it was difficult to see. There are so many things that can cause skin problems on a horse. It's best to consult with your vet. It could just be bugs biting her and she's rubbing herself on something. It could be an allergy or a fungus.
Best to ask the vet


Ok 1st photo loaded. That one looks like a horse fly bite. They leave huge welts. If she is losing hair at the site, its probably a fungus.
     
    08-15-2011, 08:56 PM
  #3
Super Moderator
The first one looked like a bite to me. The second one looks like some kind of rain rot or fungus. I'd scrub with betadine and use an antifungal spray. Then keep it dry to see how it does. As long as it doesn't start swelling or scabbing up.
     
    08-16-2011, 12:32 PM
  #4
Foal
Thanks for the advice
I will try that
The one look like a bit is been there for while
Any advice on how to swallow it down?
Thanks,
     
    08-16-2011, 12:33 PM
  #5
Weanling
My horse has this very same bump on his back (I'd say the very same spot too), I also thought it was a bite but he's had it there for a month now. Is it normal? It doesn't cause him any pain and he doesn't mind having a sadde on.
     
    08-16-2011, 12:39 PM
  #6
mls
Trained
The bump could be a bot. See if you can find a soft spot.

The legs are a rain rot.
     
    08-16-2011, 12:41 PM
  #7
Foal
Any advice on how to treat it?
Thanks,
     
    08-16-2011, 01:27 PM
  #8
Weanling
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Originally Posted by mls    
The bump could be a bot. See if you can find a soft spot.
I also thought about that but I didn't find any breathing hole or anything like that. Is that supposed to be the soft spot? I tried to feel if there's something inside but didn't feel anything "weird". It's just a medium hard lump. But it'll probably be the bot... What do I do if it is? Just wait until it goes away on its own? Will it heal itself after the bot it gone?
     

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