he doesn't seem to be abnormally itchy or anything...I mean he doesn't seem to like it (more so than any other place) right there on his mane...it does appear that it's being rubbed off, but you would think I'd be able to find what he's rubbing it on
but you would think I'd be able to find what he's rubbing it on
yea, you would think...but the darned boogers have a way of staying pretty secretive about what they do 8)
i'd try to eliminate the idea of a fungus/itch sort of situation and go from there - i think you said he had some scabs on it... which i don't think would be there unless he was R U B B I N G himself like crazy on something
it did appear if there were scabs on it...or dried blood or something of that nature. It's either he is rubbing it, bugs are getting to him, or another horse is being a bully...but I don't think it's another horse cause he's in a pasture by himself
I will try the creme to see if that helps...how long should I keep applying it for? A week and then see if it looks better?
Should I apply it to the whole mane or just the part that he's rubbing off?
I will try that...any brand that you find works the best?
What I'll do is (Sonny will hate me for this) but I'll bring him up when I arrive at the stables...clean the arena off, then apply the creme...then I'll let it sit while I train the one horse that I'm helping train...and then I'll get on Sonny...ride him for a while (will try to cover up that part of his neck so the dust of the arena doesn't get to it) and then once I'm done riding, reapply it and put him in his pasture...and right before I leave check on it to see if I should apply more.