A permanent, indelible mark on the inside of the upper lip used to identify the horse. In Quarter Horses the letter/number combination is five numbers or four numbers ending in a letter. In Thoroughbreds, it is a letter followed by five numbers.
Congratulations to Mike O'Toole, winner of this week's Fan Photo Contest!
From Mike: "This is a photo of me and 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra at Stonestreet Farms. She was grabbing onto my sweatshirt - I think she liked the image of her blaze on my shirt!"
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