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Remi 09-15-2010 10:52 AM

My horse's skin
 
We got an Arab Pinto a month ago. He was very thin and we have been working on putting weight on him.

I started him on Senior Feed, Beet Pulp and Vegetable Oil. After just a few days he has started this weird shedding. Tons of dead skin sloughing off, like dandruff. Not chunks of skin.

We had a dog that we rescued. It took him a few months on good food to get a shiny healthy coat and I recall him having lots of dandruff.

Is this the same type thing? Shedding out the old and ready to grow new?

mbender 09-15-2010 11:34 AM

Are you sure it isnt rainrot?

kat44bg 09-15-2010 02:01 PM

It doesn't sound like it has anything to do with the food because if it's only been a few days that seems a bit premature. Sounds to me like it's more due to coat changing getting his winter coat with unhealthy skin. I use a product called vet aid (vetaidproducts.com)and it will def help you sooth and moisturize his skin while your on your road to recovery with a healthy diet. :wink:


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