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Rescue Mare & Her Bump?

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I have a rescue mare that has a bump on her back. I have rehomed her 3 times and she has been returned. The first 2 times the people realized that horses take a lot of time and money. The 3rd time the family said she had started to buck and rear up. Since her return I have noticed that the bump has gotten bigger. I'm not sure if this is the reason for the way she has been acting. She was also returned with a sore mouth. I'm not sure what kind of bit they were using but I feel that it may have been harsh or harshly used.

So my question is does this bump seem like a sign or Bursitis or ? How do I treat this condition? Chiropractor, Message therapy, ect... I have worked this mare in the past and she has done great under saddle. She isn't sore to the touch. She has previously been seen by my country vet but he said that he can't find anything really wrong with her other than the visual bump. He said he could refer me to a specialist equine vet but I can't put that kind of money into her. She is a content mare when out in pasture with my other horses.

Advise would be wonderful.

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I thought it was possibly that as well but this is more forward than where the typical hunters bump is located. Prime is a registered TB mare, 11 years old, never was raced. Was told she was schooled over jumps but I'm not sure if that is true.

I got her and another mare out of a situation that was getting bad. I put up the money, vaccinations, transportation to get them. This mare was just too much horse and responsibility for the first girl that she went to that I had to take her back in. So I looked for other people that may want her and it would only last for a month or 2 then I was always asked to come get her. I've put a lot of TLC and money into this mare to get her to where she is now. She is a big mare that loves her groceries. She will now stand for the farrier, loads like a dream. I am just happy to have saved her and the other mare from a situation that was progressively getting worse.

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It looks too far forward to be hunter's bump. Definitely looks like something spinal and could be causing pain when she is ridden. I think you need a vet for diagnosing this, especially if you want to rehome her again.

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