Tail Wrapping with Bandage?

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  • Reasons for wrapping horses tail
  • Reasons for wrapping horse tail

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    09-18-2012, 01:35 PM
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, 01:39 PM
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, 05:21 PM
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, 10:54 PM
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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