Skin issues in horses.

Skin issues in horses.

Horses can get a number of issues with their skin, we are going to do a run of posts on a few common skin issues over the next week: Sarcoids. Sarcoids are cancerous growths on the skin. They can appear anywhere on the horse and range from small skin tag size lesions...
Sarcoids

Sarcoids

There are many types of sarcoid six to be exact: Nodular, verrucous, occult, fibroblastic, mixed and malevolent. These cause heartache to many horses and owners. Some interesting sarcoid facts: Sarcoids can develop anywhere on the skin, but some are more common than...
Skin issues in the horse.

Skin issues in the horse.

The skin is the largest organ in any animal. It protects the body from infection, injury and disease. However there are quite a few ailments horses can get that affect this organ. External parasites: These are parasites such as lice, leg mites, and pin worm. They are...