HERDA: A Daily Struggle

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Horses afflicted with the skin disease hereditary equine regional dermal asthenia (HERDA, also called hyperelastosis cutis or HC) can develop external lesions from a variety of environmental factors. This includes everything from sunlight to contact with tree bark or fence boards ... even other horses; keeping their fragile skin intact can be a full-time job. (Editor's note: This is p

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