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 photographer Casey Phillips on winning this week's Fan Photo Contest!
From Casey: "Eblouissante heading to the saddling barn in the shadow of her big sister's statue January 17, 2013."
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