[RC] Tattooing for sun protection? - Jennifer Thompson
I am currently looking at a nice arab gelding for sale. He
passed vet check, but the vet warned me about the snip on
his muzzle. It is about an inch wide and runs down from the
top of his muzzle to the bottom of his upper lip. It has
hardly any hair, and the skin is pink, leaving it very
sunburn-prone. The rest of his muzzle is black. The vet
warned that the pink snip could turn cancerous with repeated
sunburns over the years. He suggested leaving him inside as
much as possible during the day - yeah right, so when would
I know I can try sunscreen, or those hoods that come down
over the nose, for sun protection (but not when I'm riding),
but I was wondering if it is possible to tattoo the area
black to permanently protect it? Has anybody ever heard of
or done this? Is it a feasible solution?
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