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My horse got small bumps under his girth area. it felt like
My horse got small bumps under his girth area. it felt like rain rot. now it's a big bump. doesn't seem to bother him at all, it's hot to the touch. i think it's from his girth, he got super sweaty on… read more
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My horse has girth sores. What is the best treatment? I
My horse has girth sores. What is the best treatment? … read more
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I have a 10 yr old Chincoteague gelding. Healthy just a bit
I have a 10 yr old Chincoteague gelding. Healthy just a bit chubby. I've been extremely busy this summer so he was pretty much vacationing. Early September I noticed him shedding. We live in Virginia … read more
Dr Linda
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Noticed a small scabby area, slightly swollen under the
Noticed a small scabby area, slightly swollen under the belly, right in the middle, kind of near the girth line. Nothing has changed, has been used the same girth for some time. Kind of reminds me of … read more
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Hello,Weve been having a problem with "girth itch" or
Hello, We've been having a problem with "girth itch" or cinch fungus, coming from an outside horse...getting opinions from both horse people and veterinarians. With numerous opinions, we are left a bi… read more
Dr. Hinson
Dr. Hinson
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we are borrowing a horse we are considering buying, but the
we are borrowing a horse we are considering buying, but the horse has a knot on the left side under his belly along the muscle line. I would have thought girth rub-but it is not. The horse is under we… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
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My horse has bumps on his coat. They are not a condition of
My horse has bumps on his coat. They are not a condition of rain rot, and seem to be coming more from inside. We have given him azeim (sp) but they have not gone away. When I ride him it appears to ge… read more
Dr. M.
Dr. M.
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mare: My 4 year..is losing patches of hair..neck area
My 4 year old mare is losing patches of hair. Mostly in saddle area but also wither, and neck area. What kind of treatment would be recommended?… read more
Dr. Will
Dr. Will
Doctoral Degree
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My Spanish Mustang has a number of bumps on his back and rump.
My Spanish Mustang has a number of bumps on his back and rump. They are about 1/2 inch in Diameter. They are raised and crusty and when I picked one the whole scab came off bringing all his winter coa… read more
Dr. Tanis
Dr. Tanis
Doctoral Degree
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My horse has developed bumps on his neck, and spreading back
My horse has developed bumps on his neck, and spreading back to his shoulders. In picking them off, there is bare skin under them. What could this be? no changes in feed.… read more
Dr. Tanis
Dr. Tanis
Doctoral Degree
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My horse developed ran rot approx 3 weeks ago. I have addressed
My horse developed ran rot approx 3 weeks ago. I have addressed it with peeling the scabs and applying antiseptic daily to each area. I believe that I am winning that battle. I noticed a couple days a… read more
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Dr Rik Daniels
Doctoral Degree
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My 6 month old filly has what appear to be boils all over her
My 6 month old filly has what appear to be boils all over her back, flanks, & rump. They are not sensitive to touch, and they do not "peel off" even though they look like a little like they will. She … read more
Dr. Tanis
Dr. Tanis
Doctoral Degree
208 satisfied customers
horses: small bump and in some spots raw skin and no hair..lumps..scab
we recently moved from south dakota to texas. the horses were clean up north. now in tx they are gatting bit by a fly and it leaves a small bump and in some spots raw skin and no hair. the lumps feel … read more
Dr. Tanis
Dr. Tanis
Doctoral Degree
208 satisfied customers
My Mare has mysterious bumps on her belly. One right on the
My Mare has mysterious bumps on her belly. One right on the girth line about as big as a quarter the other 5 vary in size the biggest being about a quarter size. They have a crusty dirtlike scab over … read more
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby
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Doctoral Degree
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gelding: 12 year old..hair..spots..I cant tell if it is bug bites
About a month ago, we moved from San Antonio, TX to Conroe, TX. (Moving from hot and rocky to hot and humid and sandy.) My 12 year old gelding has lost some hair from his face and his neck and chest i… read more
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Dr. Scott
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Doctoral Degree
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Hi, My horse has recently developed a rash, that is turning
Hi, My horse has recently developed a rash, that is turning slightly scabby but appears to be spreading across the left side in the region of his ribcage. He has had no recent changes in diet and no d… read more
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Dr. Jean
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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Lons, my new 10yo TB gelding, has developed small raised bumps
Lons, my new 10yo TB gelding, has developed small raised bumps between his front legs and where his girth sits under his stomach. At this stage the bumps are not open sores. He also has a small area o… read more
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Carl Meyer, DVM
Doctoral Degree
119 satisfied customers
horse: Breeding..hard scabs that adhere to the hair..unlike
I have a paint [?] Breeding unknown. Probably TB X QTR horse. She developed hard scabs that adhere to the hair not unlike rain rot but much harder and nearly impossible to remove. She has been seen bt… read more
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