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How to Treat Rain Rot in Horses Table of Contents What is Rain Rot? Rain rot is a common equine skin disease caused by a bacteria. it is easy to diagnose and common in wet conditions. The condition is more common during winter months when the haircoat is thicker, a typical clinical sign is “paintbrush lesions” or bumps of skin and hair that come off in tufts, leaving a bald spot behind. This condition is easily treated with over-the-counter medicated shampoos and sprays, and should only require an the attention of an equine veterinarian in more severe cases. Rain rot...

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