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: "I visited the barn of Carl O' Callaghan after it was announced that G1 winner Kinsale King was being retired to pursue a new job as pony horse and best friend of Carl. This is a "daguerrotype" photo of Kinsale King." Want in? E-mail a .jpg and brief cation to email@example.com