Warts on her nose - The Horse Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 6 Old 09-08-2009, 09:06 AM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: De.
Posts: 17
• Horses: 1
Question Warts on her nose

My daughters 12 yr. Old mare has what looks like warts on her nose. Does anyone know of a good remedy for them? Just figured I would check here before I have listen to my wife complain about a vet bill.
FunDad is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 6 Old 09-08-2009, 03:51 PM
Foal
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 148
• Horses: 2
does she have a white face? Is it hot and sunny where you are? Sometimes if my gelding gets sunburned, it looks like warts on his nose but is actually blisters....zinc on the nose and a full mask will help.
BrokenWings is offline  
post #3 of 6 Old 09-08-2009, 04:45 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 295
• Horses: 1
Warts are caused by a virus and most often are found on the muzzle, tummy on inside the ear - a Vet may not even want to remove them unless they interfere with eating - they sometimes just go away on their own in about 3 months from when you first noticed them. Are there very many on her nose? A horse will become immune to the virus after an infection and most probably will not be re-infected. I would check with your Vet to be on the safe side. You don't want to treat for warts if it might be something else. Best of luck....
Luv 2 Trail is offline  
post #4 of 6 Old 09-08-2009, 04:52 PM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 851
• Horses: 4
The yearlings and 2yr olds at the farm get them - and they clear up all on their own. I understand that they are viral, and nothing to worry about.
Call a vet maybe to be sure if you are concerned!

~Lindsay~ Mom of 2, wife to the goldsmith, doula and childbirth educator in training, life-long horse dork
shesinthebarn is offline  
post #5 of 6 Old 09-08-2009, 07:29 PM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 1,002
• Horses: 0
Warts are common on young horses, but not so much on older ones. If it were me, I'd have a vet come out and make sure that they are in fact warts. If she's a grey, it could be something else.
Horse Poor is offline  
post #6 of 6 Old 09-08-2009, 09:28 PM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: De.
Posts: 17
• Horses: 1
Thank you all for responding so quickly! Horse Poor she is actually a grey that is becoming "flea bitten" from what some others have told me. I will give my vet a call just to be safe. Thanks again everyone, it is nice to know that so many people care and are willing to share.
FunDad is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.



User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Warts around my yearlings mouth vicki Horse Health 9 08-06-2009 06:13 PM
Warts???? Joe Amos Horse Health 7 07-10-2009 06:45 PM
Pink nose? worldofhorses Horse Health 8 02-04-2009 06:38 PM
Help with getting rid of warts MistyAcres Horse Health 6 04-16-2008 07:14 PM
Nose Posey Vidaloco Horse Grooming 9 01-12-2008 08:17 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome