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  • My horse'$ muzzle is sunburnt
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    11-15-2011, 04:39 AM
  #1
Foal
Unhappy Sun Burn on horses?!

Hi!

My horse is sunburnt on her muzzle. She wears a cover but has lost it in her paddock! I am looking for it but meanwhile she is getting really sun burnt. She is red and peeling on her muzzle. Is there anything I can do or buy whilst I am looking for her cover?

Please help!
~Cowgirl2011
P.S. I am really worried about her.
     
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    11-15-2011, 04:50 AM
  #2
Green Broke
Put sunscreen on her. During the summer a couple of our burn easy so we just smear sunscreen in their nose. Fly mask do help but as you found out, they can come off
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    11-15-2011, 07:32 AM
  #3
Foal
Diaper rash cream works good.
     
    11-15-2011, 10:20 AM
  #4
Foal
Put sunscreen on her nose everyday, at least SPF 30 or higher, since it is already burned I used Aloe on my gelding nose and just kept him out of the sun until it healed for a bit, then just sunscreen every day.
     
    11-15-2011, 05:11 PM
  #5
Started
Sunscreen is what I do. Some people put just plain Zinc Oxide on to.
     
    11-15-2011, 11:22 PM
  #6
Yearling
Yep, we have a paint w/ a bald face and he gets burned on his muzzle and around his white eye w/out an extended nose fly mask and sunscreen slathered on all summer long. Now that it's fall, he's finally got enough hair to cover it up!
     
    11-17-2011, 01:35 AM
  #7
Showing
As many have said, sunscreen. I use the spray on kind.. I spray a rag or my hand and rub it so it doesn't sweat into their eyes or nose as much. Aloe gel or diaper rash after a burn is soothing.. he'll be okay :)
     
    11-17-2011, 03:59 AM
  #8
Trained
Zinc cream works better than sunscreen. I'm just trying a new powdered sunscreen on my boy which I'm liking so far - he used to rub his zinc on any horse who walked by!
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