Last August, seven-year-old pacer, Dawn Magic was referred to the Camden Equine Centre with Left Recurrent Laryngeal Neuropathy (RLN), commonly known as ‘roaring’ or having a ‘wind problem’.
Stallion-like behaviour, crested necks and prolonged or continuous oestrous are common clinical signs mares with a Granulosa Cell Tumour (GCT) of the ovary exhibit.
Sarcoids are best regarded as a form of skin cancer that can occur in all horses. Although they won’t metastasise to other organs then can still be quite problematic. As their type and appearance may vary the equine sarcoid is easily mistaken for other skin conditions.