What does this look like to you? - The Horse Forum

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post #1 of 6 Old 07-06-2012, 12:57 AM Thread Starter
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What does this look like to you?

It's on the side of his wither and at first I was thinking it was from the saddle, but now I'm not so sure. It's crusty and It wasn't there 2 days ago.
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post #2 of 6 Old 07-06-2012, 02:14 AM
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did it come off in a patch of hair?? If so it might be ring worm. I would get some Mane N' Tail Pro-Tect Spray, It would kill the ringworm, and/or help heal the wound
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post #3 of 6 Old 07-06-2012, 04:11 PM
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Possibly an atypical sarcoid tumor. IF that is what it is, its not really life threatening, mostly just annoying.

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post #4 of 6 Old 07-06-2012, 04:14 PM
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if a horse has worms they can show up as scabs around there withers, back and body. A couple of wormings has reduced a similar problem for me.
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post #5 of 6 Old 07-06-2012, 05:47 PM
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It doesn't look good. I'd have the vet help you determine what it is.
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post #6 of 6 Old 07-06-2012, 09:31 PM
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Could be scaroid (vets don't do much for this), could be rain rot (MTG works great), could be ring worm (toothpast I've found works great).
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