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    09-18-2012, 02:35 PM
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Foal
Tail Wrapping with Bandage?

Opinions on it? Uses? What do you use it for?
How do you wrap a tail bandage?
     
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    09-18-2012, 02:39 PM
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Trained
I think it's called a "mudwrap," and was used for Foxhunting on muddy days to keep the tail clean. Do a web search, and I'm sure that there is a YouTube site somewhere with instructions.
     
    09-18-2012, 06:21 PM
  #3
Trained
Also they use it for mares who are close to foaling to keep the tail out of the way.
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    09-18-2012, 11:54 PM
  #4
Trained
Be very, very careful when wrapping a tail. You can cut off the blood supply to the dock and end up killing it - the tail hairs will fall out.
Avoid using them for extended periods, and only if you have a very good reason for doing so. Keeping the tail flat is not a good enough reason.
     

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