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  • How to wash a dirty tail in winter
  • Foals tail is full of poo

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    12-16-2012, 08:07 PM
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Foal
Poop Tail in Winter :(

Any advice on cleaning my horse's poopy tail? Its too cold to wash it this time of year!
He has a not-so-great colon so he usually has a little bit of loose poops but he recently got very bad diarhhea and that made his tail even worse than usual!
     
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    12-16-2012, 08:24 PM
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We usually use baby oil to brush out tangles and the such
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    12-16-2012, 08:38 PM
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Weanling
Since my horse has a white tail I have to wash it every now and then otherwise it'll stain the tips of her beautiful snow white tail yellow and rust colors. When I do I try to do it on a relatively "warm" (above freezing) day in the afternoon; then when I wash it I use a bucket of water, shampoo, and towel dry. I've not had issues with freezing. Otherwise, I use magic groom and cowboy magic in between.
     
    12-16-2012, 08:41 PM
  #4
Foal
Thanks for your advice! Yeah he has a white tail too, and a hind stocking and sock, so they get pretty gross too. I am able to clean his legs pretty well with just the curry but the tail is a whole other story...I will look into the baby oil...unfortunately idk when/if there will be a warm enough day to wash his tail...we don't have hot water or even a real wash stall at the barn :/
If I do get the chance I will try and wash it and maybe bag it for the winter!
     
    12-17-2012, 01:12 AM
  #5
Weanling
I will sometimes, when really bad, wash it in a bucket and then condition it, comb it out, use a towel to get it dry as possible and then, because I desensitized him to it, blow dry it! Sometimes when it is clean I will bag it up to just keep it that way for awhile.
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    12-17-2012, 06:42 PM
  #6
Yearling
keeping a tail white

If your horse is stabled I think a tail bag would help you.
     
    12-17-2012, 06:49 PM
  #7
Foal
Thanks for your advice! He goes out during the day but is stabled during the night.
He might be okay with a blow dryer...he saw one once and didnt go balistic!
     
    12-17-2012, 09:34 PM
  #8
Foal
Baby wipes, Detangualer, Warm wet towel, Mane & tail brush. Should clean it all up.
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    12-18-2012, 10:11 AM
  #9
Foal
I hate poopie tail....
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    12-18-2012, 01:35 PM
  #10
Foal
Thanks! I will def. Try the baby wipes, I don't even care if its still stained at all mostly just want to make him not so gross! My poor buddy!
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