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WSArabians 03-13-2013 06:40 PM

Weird growth - any ideas??
 
One of my FB friends found this today on her Arabian gelding.
Any idea on what it is? Not painful, he's not lame - just this odd growth. :?

http://sphotos-h.ak.fbcdn.net/hphoto...60158807_n.jpg

Muppetgirl 03-13-2013 06:49 PM

It could be anything...
Big wart
Polyp
Benign growth (I'm not going to say the other word!)

I haven't a clue!

NBEventer 03-13-2013 06:52 PM

Its the demonic spirit trying to break free :shock:

WSArabians 03-13-2013 07:16 PM

LOL
It does kinda look like something from Alien...

NBEventer 03-13-2013 07:18 PM

Time to call in an exorcist! http://www.riderfans.com/forum/image...s/exorcist.gif

Cherie 03-13-2013 07:20 PM

It certainly could be a sarcoid. Did it start out as just a flat, brown scruffy looking place? If so, it is a sarcoid that 'woke up' and is now growing.

grayshell38 03-13-2013 07:20 PM

Almost looks like a scab with hair matted in it. Hard to tell...

Or, yeah, what Cherie said.

WSArabians 03-13-2013 07:33 PM

I guess I should say, this originally was covered under the hair - it's been clipped.
I have no idea if it started out flat or not - she just said she found it grooming him post ride.
Never thought of a Sarcoid!


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