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    06-14-2012, 12:07 AM
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Scars? How'd they get there?

This is kinda random, but some of the horses at our barn have CRAZY scars.
Our oldest guy a 29yo OTTB, Book of Flowers
Has barbed wire scars on his hocks, and his hip is all grey because he broke it.
I could go on about the other rescues, but I won't
I was grooming Alibi the other day, when I noticed she had an x shaped scar on her back leg.
The other one is healing. We got ourselves caught in some fencing that was down. Luckily nothing worse happened.
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    06-14-2012, 12:08 AM
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Does anyone else have pictures of scars?
I know that's so weird, but I figured I would ask
     
    06-14-2012, 09:18 AM
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Green Broke
Well I don't have any pictures right now but my mare is covered in scars, and I mean covered. She was a rescue from a humane case not to long ago and I really wonder how they got there. I hesitate to say she was abused as I really don't think she was. To me it seems fencing was most likely neglected and she got caught up in it.

She has scars covering both back legs and quite a few on the insides of her front legs. Also all over her backside and up over her hips. She's a very light grey so the areas of black really stand out. I should get some pictures one of these days.
     
    06-14-2012, 09:47 AM
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I wish horses didn't need to be fenced. Haha
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    06-14-2012, 11:52 AM
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Weanling
My boy has a large one over one of his eyes, and freezefiring scares on his back legs. He also just took a chunk out of his face the other day, right above the scare that's already there, so he's going to have another one now.
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    06-14-2012, 12:04 PM
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Foal
Bell has one running in the left side of his blaze,towards his left eye.
It nearly touches his eye and starts at his blaze :)

     

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