The vet came out today and said it could be anything: allergies,
parasites, fungus, stress. He took a blood sample to rule out a thyroid
problem, gave her an immune booster shot and told me to bath her with
tar/sulfer shampoo and then use CAPAN as a dry-on rinse and take it real
easy on her. In one week he will reaccess her condition.
I've had her 3 weeks now and this started about 2 weeks ago with hair
loss under one eye. I thought it was caused by her tearing which I
contributed to the dust. It is hard to rule things out as I just got her
and everything for her has changed; Environment, Climate change, food,
bedding, starting to be ridden etc... I am praying this is just stress
and will go away.
She was not cared for very well before and she had a thin dull coat but
now she is getting proper nutrition, although she still has the thin
Has anyone experienced this? She is a chestnut Arab. Is there another
source on the internet that may have good resources that I could
contact? It seems I never pay attention to anything untill I NEED TO and
now I want to know EVERYTHING I can to help her.
Lauren and Kyla