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cindy mette
Username: Cindylou

Post Number: 43
Registered: 8-2003
Posted on Thursday, Aug 19, 2004 - 11:26 am:   Edit PostPrint Post

I have a friend whose mare's mane is falling out in handfulls- looked around for info- but not finding any- anyone have advice or can point me to where to look? Thank you.
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Username: Galatea

Post Number: 10
Registered: 6-2004
Posted on Thursday, Aug 19, 2004 - 7:55 pm:   Edit PostPrint Post

Does your friend live in a high selenium area or feed multiple supplements with lots of selenium? I believe Selenium toxicity can cause mane and tail to fall out. Just a guess though, better wait for DrO's opinion! ;)
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Robert N. Oglesby DVM
Username: Dro

Post Number: 11024
Registered: 1-1997
Posted on Friday, Aug 20, 2004 - 6:31 am:   Edit PostPrint Post

Hello Cindy,
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