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post #1 of 6 Old 07-30-2007, 10:29 PM Thread Starter
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Weird Fungus...

Actually i have no idea. At first it started as a few small balding spots that i figured were from flys laying eggs there. So i put her mane up. That only seemed to make it worse. It has spread down her neck and is grey and crusty and ew. Now im thinking ringworm. The vets came out today and said they have NO IDEA what the heck it is but took some cultures and bloodwork.

If your horse has had like...any skin isues like rainrot exema mange ringworm etc. tell me a little bit about what it looked like..and what you did to treat it just so i kinda know.

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post #2 of 6 Old 07-30-2007, 10:55 PM
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my colt had rain rot, and that is what it sounds like you horse has. i would get some M.T.G from you local supply store, and it will clear it right up, you can also put it on their mane and tails to make them long and thick! good luck!

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I thought it might be best to give you a link rather then write a book. ;)
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post #5 of 6 Old 07-31-2007, 10:02 AM Thread Starter
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Hahaha. well my post sure is living proof that you should always preview your topics before you post them

I mean. Balding under her MANE that turned into crusts.

Which from reading the link above im prety sure its ringworm

[[[EWWWWW]]] i know that i realy need to be clean around her haha. dont wanna get that..i'll know in a couple of weeks anyway but thanks for the info guys!!
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post #6 of 6 Old 08-01-2007, 05:28 AM
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HI- it also could be likely

that your horse is allergic to something you used on the mane? sometimes if the horse is slightly sensitive to fly spray/showsheen etc etc and you brush or comb the mane you scratch the surface of the skin letting in the substance causing more of a reaction on that area. Some horses will do that under saddle pads and halters too- just a guess though ! try getting some straight aloe and spraying that area to see if it helps. RIngworm circular -

some horses might also rub and itch that area from flies too- rubbing in the fly spray and causing reaction.
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