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  1. Horse Health
    Warning horse butt images Highlander is a purebred Arabian gelding who is turning 30 this month. Since September, he has been dealing with itchy butt cheeks that won’t go away. He lives 6 hours from me at a stable where I use to live. The stable owner and I are at a loss of what to try next...
  2. Horse Health
    My 6 year old Morgan gelding has been developing skin issues in the winter months (Alberta, Canada). Last winter I noticed the issue in February. It presented more like ringworm than rain rot, but the lab results came back inconclusive. He was initially treated with tea tree oil and athletes...
  3. Horse Health
    I took my horse's rug off a few days ago as it is beginning to get warm here and groomed her, she was perfectly fine. The next day, I noticed she had a bald spot on her shoulder that was scabbed over and some fur that had clearly been rubbed on her bum. I thought it's probably from rubbing after...
  4. Horse Health
    I have a horse in a stable 2 miles out of town. I try to see him everyday. Recently I went out on a Sunday Night. I didn't have to chance to go out any on that Monday, but on Tuesday I went to go see him. I was putting on his halter when I noticed a huge bare spot on his chin that wasn't there...
  5. Horse Health
    I think my horse has Photosensitization. I haven't had a vet look at it yet. What do you guys think? Does anyone have any experience with this? I like to treat conditions with home remedies whenever possible, any ideas?
  6. Horse Grooming
    I have a lovely chestnut TB mare. She always sheds out beautifully to a copper penny. This year her face is practically bald as well as her butt. Her shoulders and neck are very thin with a longer wiry hair still left. She did stay out all winter but was blanketed and has a shed -- besides...
  7. Horse Health
    Have recently purchased a horse with what look like black spots on him, up close they are areas that the hair is finer and seems more brittle as mainly broken off at or close to the skin. On closer inspection the area gets a very fine dust look about it, not sure if this is normal all over the...
  8. Horse Health
    So my mare has had these bumps on her back. Almost in the center and maybe 2-4 inches down her side(on both sides). I can touch them all I want and they don't hurt her, and it's not from my saddle, or my pad. They've been there for a year and a half. Is this something I should talk to a vet about?
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