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    05-07-2010, 02:56 PM
  #1
Green Broke
Question Sheath cleaning?

Ok so how do you guys go about this? I havnt had my horse long and he seems like he needs it done soon. Should I warm the water? Do many horses need sedating to do it? Just want to know what you guys do with your boys when 'down there' needs cleaning.
Need advice!
Thanks x
     
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    05-07-2010, 02:58 PM
  #2
Trained
Check out this thread: cleaning the sheath

Seems like it's the season

I used Excalibur, a warm bucket of water, some rags, and a syringe (for rinsing as I don't have warm water in the barn). Just take it slow and pay attention to your horse.
     
    05-07-2010, 03:12 PM
  #3
Green Broke
Thanks! Very helpful, Speed Racer's post was so funny
     
    05-07-2010, 03:14 PM
  #4
Trained
No problem. That description is hilarious. I laugh everytime I read it!
     
    05-07-2010, 03:21 PM
  #5
Green Broke
Yeah, me too, I've saved it!

Now, we don't seem to have 'Excalibur' in the UK but we do have these two
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Which one? The 'Sheather Cleanser' looks more apealing to me, it sounds gentler but its cheaper, maybe not as good? Idk
     
    05-07-2010, 03:39 PM
  #6
Trained
Hrm... I have no idea, but I like the Horsewise Easy Sheath Cleaner it has tea tree oil (which Excalibur has).
     
    05-07-2010, 03:41 PM
  #7
Green Broke
Ah ok thanks for the advice!
     
    05-07-2010, 03:44 PM
  #8
Trained
Whenever Nelson hangs out, I always grab his WeyWey and check for beans in his creases to ensure that nothing is going to cause issues.

Cleaning his sheath, I just get a bucket, squrit some Excalibur in there and get some warm water into it and make it sudsy.

I get a sponge and away I go. Make sure you get up there!

Try to clean the WeyWey too if you can :)

Weeeee, fun.
     
    05-07-2010, 03:50 PM
  #9
Yearling
Super simple... Add this on to your Spring / Fall Shots vet visit! It cost me an extra $30 to have Danny's sheath cleaned when he got his shots. WELL worth the money!!!
     
    05-07-2010, 04:36 PM
  #10
Green Broke
Ok, good idea but I have just had a vet come out to him, ill have a go at it :L
     

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