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Lexiie 02-08-2012 08:55 PM

Random white hairs
 
So since I've been being told that she's probably not a bay roan, and we know nothing of her parents.
I was wondering what these white hairs could be from? She's going to be 8/9 this year (we don't know her birth date either, just the vet's guess)

SunnyDraco 02-09-2012 01:57 AM

Do you have a picture?
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redape49 02-09-2012 03:02 AM

Haven't seen a photo, but could it be protein deficiency?

RedTree 02-09-2012 03:06 AM

Depends where it is also... might be from the saddle

sierrams1123 02-09-2012 03:16 AM

I kind of have the same question.....not trying to still your thread but here is a link to mine.
http://www.horseforum.com/horse-colo...0/#post1349936

Chiilaa 02-09-2012 03:31 AM

I still think either random white hairs that happen to have clustered in a few areas, or rubbing injuries. The one on her butt, where on her butt is it? Like on her hip, or by her tail?

sierrams1123 02-09-2012 03:35 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Chiilaa (Post 1349949)
I still think either random white hairs that happen to have clustered in a few areas, or rubbing injuries. The one on her butt, where on her butt is it? Like on her hip, or by her tail?

You talking to the OP or me?
If me then please comment in my thread....I don't want to dirty up the OPs with my stuff :/

Chiilaa 02-09-2012 03:36 AM

Sorry. I was talking to the OP :-)

Lexiie 02-09-2012 06:28 AM

I don't have any good enough pictures. THe majority of the white hair is on her neck, withers, and alllllllll over her hind quarters. Then there's less everywhere else, they're not as condensed. I'll try to get some good pictures today.

Super Nova 02-13-2012 11:47 AM

I have a chestnut sabino that has white flecking through out her body.......I think it has something to do with the sabino gene.

Super Nova


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