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 Mike Harden, winner of this week's Fan Photo Contest!
From Mike: "Rosie Napravnik aboard Rahystrada heading to the winners circle after winning the $200,000 Arlington Handicap at Arlington Park on July 13, 2013." Want in? E-mail a .jpg and brief cation to email@example.com