Sarcoids in Horses


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Sarcoids are, at best, ugly skin tumors that detract from a horse’s aesthetic appeal and economic value. At worst, they’re aggressive lesions that don’t respond to treatment, or come back with a vengeance, and interfere with tack placement. But what exactly is a sarcoid? Learn about the different types of sarcoids, diagnosis, and treatment options in this free download!

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Michelle Anderson is the former digital managing editor at The Horse. A lifelong horse owner, Anderson competes in dressage and enjoys trail riding. She’s a Washington State University graduate and holds a bachelor’s degree in communications with a minor in business administration and extensive coursework in animal sciences. She has worked in equine publishing since 1998. She currently lives with her husband on a small horse property in Central Oregon.

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