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    04-17-2009, 02:54 PM
  #1
Green Broke
Washing the Dock?

Can you wash a horse's dock, I'm afraid to do it on my mare, cause I think she might get soap in places, and her get an infection. So Can I do it?
     
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    04-17-2009, 03:04 PM
  #2
Green Broke
Dock.... as in the reproductive area - ?

If this is what you are talking about, rinse. In summer I try to rinse my (former) mare of down in that area. I know with geldings you are supposed to wash out down there, I guess the same in mares, just make sure you are careful.

** I think, don't quote me

Good Luck =]
Anny <3
     
    04-17-2009, 03:06 PM
  #3
Showing
I think it is fine so long as you rinse that whole area completely after washing and use a very mild shampoo. Any left over residue could cause irritation but I'm not sure about an infection.
     
    04-18-2009, 06:42 PM
  #4
Green Broke
Dock as in top of tail. Is Quic Silver/Black ok?
     
    04-18-2009, 06:59 PM
  #5
Yearling
As long as you rinse any and all residue it should be fine. Dogs are bathed all over and are fine as long as they are rinsed.
     

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