Posted on Wednesday, September 15, 2010 - 06:36 pm:
Good morning, its been a very long time since I have been to this forum but im so very glad i have found it again! I got sent some photo's this morning of a friends newborn foal. He obviously has a deformity of the bottom jaw, it's very enlarged all the way down one side. I initally thought it was a form of Wry nose, but that seems to only effect the nasal bones. http://i669.photobucket.com/albums/vv55/paintmesilly/melscolt.jpg?t=1284589611
Posted on Wednesday, September 15, 2010 - 07:13 pm:
We have a 7 year old spotted saddle horse gelding and he has a similar deformity on his face, just not as large. The woman we bought him from said he badly injured his face as a foal and the bone overgrew. It kept growing until he stopped growing. It doesn't seem to bother him (or us)- we barely notice it anymore but a lot of people turned him down because of it. They were turning down an absolutely fabulous horse.
Posted on Wednesday, September 15, 2010 - 07:30 pm:
This little guy popped out this way, no injury here. Im guessing his future is looking pretty dismal unfortunatly but i would be interested to know if this has a name or is just one of those things that happens every now and then.
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