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Table 3 Insect bite hypersensitivity symptoms on various locations in Shetland pony mare and Icelandic horse cases

From: Genome-wide association study of insect bite hypersensitivity in two horse populations in the Netherlands

  Shetland pony mare cases Icelandic horse cases
Clinical symptoms   
Hair loss 100 71
Thickening of skin 89 71
Crusting 26 17
Scaling 9 4
Open wounds 9 1
Affected location   
Crest 102 72
Base of the tail 86 61
Hindquarters 22 -
Head 4 12
Abdomen 1 8
Other 4 -
  1. Clinical symptoms were scored by an experienced veterinarian and are presented as the number of cases with this particular clinical symptom; in total, 103 Shetland pony mare cases and 73 Icelandic horse cases were scored.