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Brandi5411 06-30-2008 05:37 PM

Breeds with bumps on face
Alright, My QH diesel is crossed with something thats unknown. I keep getting asked with what though. And its finally got me really curious.

He has this 'bump' on his face. I havnt seen any other type of horse with it. Its right under his eyes.

Is there a certain breed that has this, or is it say a birth defect?

Vidaloco 06-30-2008 05:46 PM

My guess is its a birth defect. I know some breeds have a more rounded bridge on the front of the face but that looks more like a defect. As long as there are no physical limitations and it doesnt bother your horse and you love him I wouldn't worry about it.

PoptartShop 06-30-2008 06:32 PM

I agree with could be some type of birth defect, as I've never seen it before. :?

My2Geldings 06-30-2008 06:37 PM

It looks to me like it's a birth defect or an old injury where he would have hurt himself quite seriously. I have never heard of a breed of horse which has what your QH has. I assumed you were initially talking about a Roman head :D which yes, tends to be a breed thing.

irisheyes12 06-30-2008 08:45 PM

It's a defect, no breed has that trait. Pretty horse though :)

kickshaw 06-30-2008 09:10 PM

i concur with everyone else :)

buckaroo2010 07-02-2008 11:17 PM

I have never seen anything like that before! interesting :)

Juno21 07-02-2008 11:21 PM

Maybe she mixed with saddlebred or standardbred! I can kinda see it in theface, thats just me though!!!!!

My2Geldings 07-02-2008 11:57 PM

What I find interesting is that he must have gone thru quite a severe injury to have bumps like that but there are no scars or obvious external signs of an injury which would tell me it was a birth defect??

If it was an injury, it's crazy he would have something like that and no one even knew anything about it.

IcelandicHorses4Life 07-03-2008 08:15 AM

I have seen this on Icelandic horses before :)

I think he could be a litle Icelandic or Saddlebred :) check if he has Tölt :lol: hahah no , joke ;)

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