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    10-20-2011, 10:21 PM
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Tear on lower eye lid

I rescued him about 9 months ago, and I can honsetly say, it was the best decision of my entire life.

The question: So ever since I have had him he has had a tear on his lower eye lid, its a very weird place to get a cut, I think. So, what do you think caused it? Why is it their? He is actaully a very strange horse, as he always finds ways to cut himself, all over. He is the perfect definition of "emo". But never, since I have had him, has he had any problems cutting his eye lid... I think the cut, or tear, is very strange :\

Its only on this one eye, not the other one.
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    10-21-2011, 12:25 AM
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Doesn't take much. Poked it on barbed wire trying to scratch, or something. Obviously it doesn't bother him now.
     
    10-21-2011, 07:25 AM
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My QH gelding has part of his lower lid missing due to an accident as a foal. He does quite well. When the flies get bad, I put a fly mask on him.
     
    10-21-2011, 10:36 AM
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Originally Posted by bubba13    
Doesn't take much. Poked it on barbed wire trying to scratch, or something. Obviously it doesn't bother him now.
Yeah, I guess so as he loves to scratch on anything! He's very weird
     
    10-21-2011, 10:36 AM
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Originally Posted by gigem88    
My QH gelding has part of his lower lid missing due to an accident as a foal. He does quite well. When the flies get bad, I put a fly mask on him.
Eww, that sounds sad ): What happened?
     
    10-21-2011, 10:43 AM
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That's actually a fairly common injury. He probably had an itch...
     

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