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    07-09-2012, 10:17 PM
  #1
Yearling
moaning while pooping?

My QH was moaning while pooping today and I've never heard him in the past 5 years of owning him. His back is out from walking funny for a day while having an absess, so im tring to get him in to the chiro this week.

Is moaning while pooping okay?
     
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    07-09-2012, 10:19 PM
  #2
Weanling
Dancer moans all the time. But just because that is normal for him doesn't mean its normal for every horse.

I hope your guy feels better soon!
     
    07-09-2012, 11:44 PM
  #3
Yearling
Thanks he's not been himself for a month but we were hoping that he would pop it back in but hasent. Plus me spending time with my paint and training he's very jelouse!
     
    07-09-2012, 11:45 PM
  #4
Started
My friend's gelding makes a show if it. He stops, dead stop. Lifts his tail as high as he can, sticks his nose out and GRUNTS.
I can't help but laugh, because my friend has to sit there until he's done.
     
    07-09-2012, 11:48 PM
  #5
Yearling
Ive NEVER heard my gelding make this noise, he's not the one to make a big deal out of things.
     
    07-09-2012, 11:49 PM
  #6
Started
Maybe he was holding it in for a bit and he felt relieved.
     
    07-09-2012, 11:54 PM
  #7
Weanling
My colt moans when he poops, almost every time. He's one of those stop dead in his tracks guys too. Whatever he's got to do I guess
     
    07-10-2012, 12:27 AM
  #8
Foal
It can be a sign of ulcers
     
    07-10-2012, 01:01 AM
  #9
Foal
My old boy grunts too, and I think it's funny! I always check his poop (just by looking at it) and make sure its consistency isn't hard and dry.
     
    07-10-2012, 12:22 PM
  #10
Yearling
Quote:
Originally Posted by SilverSpur    
it can be a sign of ulcers
i was thinking that last night when I checked on them again.
     

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