I recently noticed a 3 digit number brand on the neck of the horse I lease. It looks like 462 or possibly 662 but it is hard to tell. I have been told he is a Hanoverian imported from Germany, and around 11-13 years old. Weirdly, I have yet to find the hanoverian brand on his hip, though he does have a dark spot there (He is chestnut), which could possibly be an old brand...? Does anyone know what this neck brand means or how it can help me figure out anything about his bloodlines? I always thought it was just awkward neck bumps before until I really paid attention to it.