Horses can have unique body features consistent with a breed. From a distance we can spot these as features of a Thoroughbred, a Norwegian Fjord, a Morgan or a miniature horse.
Horses can also have body features unique to an individual. These include face markings (star, stripe, snip), hair whorls and defects both congenital (sunken face, divots) and acquired (scars). I include these on identification papers.
These topics include some of the unique body features I have come across in my practice.
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Facial Crests Of Horses
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Neck Dimples Of Horses
Pygmy Miniature Horse
Rat Tail In Horses
Roman Nose In Horses
Striped Hooves In Horses
Sunken Face In Horses
Swayback (Lordosis) In Horses
Whorls On Horses
Wide Hips In Horses