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    07-03-2011, 08:56 PM
nose whiskers

Are long nose whiskers ( hair on end of muzzle as in 'mustache') normal or are they a sign of a health concern??
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    07-03-2011, 09:04 PM
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Hi! Welcome!!

Nose whiskers are normal.. I have a couple of horses that look like walruses -- minus the big tusks.
    07-03-2011, 11:00 PM
Old myth is that a mustache is the sign of a bronc. But no, no health concern.


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