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post #1 of 7 Old 02-14-2011, 05:37 PM Thread Starter
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Mares In Season- what do you do to clean it all up?

My mare is 2 and she gets really nasty when she comes in season. It gets all over her legs, her tail...its gross. I was wondering if you guys had this problem and what you did about it.

PS: I have had mares all my life- never one this nasty. So I have never had to do anything but wash them when its all over with.
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post #2 of 7 Old 02-14-2011, 09:17 PM
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I have NEVER had this problem. Nothing happens with my mare. She gets moody but that it all.

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post #3 of 7 Old 02-14-2011, 10:53 PM
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I use warm water and a towel and just work it out followed by a nice bath if it's warm enough. The mare I'm working with right now has this problem. Would be interested if someone else has a good tip.
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post #4 of 7 Old 02-14-2011, 11:06 PM
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Baby wipes, the unscented variety. Cleans everything up nicely, even if it's freezing outside.

I keep a box in my tack trunk, they're also good for cleaning off non-leather tack if needed, wiping yuck off my hands and whatever else.
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post #5 of 7 Old 02-14-2011, 11:11 PM
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towel and warm water...gross stuff but ya gotta love the mares otherwise! :)
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post #6 of 7 Old 02-15-2011, 03:27 AM
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Well look at it this way, geldings have their own problems.
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post #7 of 7 Old 02-16-2011, 02:01 AM
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Well look at it this way, geldings have their own problems.
haha I hear ya im not looking forward to having to clean my guy's sheath this spring lol

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