Small Bugs in my Horse's Mane. Please Help!

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Small Bugs in my Horse's Mane. Please Help!

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    05-30-2012, 10:27 AM
Small Bugs in my Horse's Mane. Please Help!

My horse has little white-ish gray bugs in his mane area down by the scalp and on the very top of his neck. I can't get any pictures, because they're in and out of the hair. I just noticed them yesterday night when I was riding. They're super tiny and look like they have wings, so it leads me away from thinking lice. (but they could be.)

Anyway, I wanted your opinions on what they could be and what to do. If anyone has pictures, I could probably identify what they are. I sprayed his mane with some microtek and fly spray for the time being. I'm out there every day, so I can treat it regularly. I just need help on how to go about doing so.

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    05-30-2012, 11:20 AM
Green Broke
Lice or fleas most likely. Call your vet to see what they recommend or your local feed store should be able to help with products.

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