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PurpleMonkeyWrench 07-06-2012 12:57 AM

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.
http://i1213.photobucket.com/albums/...121123b_01.jpg

redfox122194 07-06-2012 02:14 AM

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

Fargosgirl 07-06-2012 04:11 PM

Possibly an atypical sarcoid tumor. IF that is what it is, its not really life threatening, mostly just annoying.

churumbeque 07-06-2012 04:14 PM

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.

Skyseternalangel 07-06-2012 05:47 PM

It doesn't look good. I'd have the vet help you determine what it is.

WSArabians 07-06-2012 09:31 PM

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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