Originally Posted by TrailDustMelody
*light bulb* Maybe THIS is my my mare has been crabby and rubbing her tail a bit lately. In warmer weather, I always hose her off after rides to flush out sweat and gunk from back there, but lately it's been too cold...hmm, maybe I should go out there with some wipes and see if that makes a difference. :P
I know it's this way for geldings. If they get really itchy and rub their tail, I know they are overdue for sheath cleaning, so it makes sense mares would feel the same way.