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    11-05-2009, 12:38 AM
  #1
Weanling
Curious (;

Hi, im new here and was just wondering about this thing that happens with Geildings Bellies; I've only heard it in geildings and heard alot of crazy stuff about it. When they canter or trot there bellies make a sort of 'groan' sound, its quite common and just want to know whats true (;

Thanks
     
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    11-05-2009, 12:51 AM
  #2
Foal
I've been told that it's retained water...but I don't know if that's true. It wasn't from a very reliable source. I'm curious to see what others say.
I've also heard it in stallions too.
     
    11-05-2009, 01:02 AM
  #3
Trained
I know exactly what your talking about. I don't know if it's strictly only in geldings, because I haven't spent much time with stallions, plus, not every gelding I've ridden made the noise. It does have a retained water sound, your stomach can make a similar noise. I was told it was air up in his sheath.
     
    11-05-2009, 02:44 AM
  #4
Green Broke
For future reference its spelled "gelding".

Ifs its sort of a ch-ch-ch-ch (in time with trot) but more sort of grunty i've also heard its air up the sheath.
     
    11-05-2009, 05:07 AM
  #5
Yearling
I know the name of it, I've just forgotten it.
Its like Ballen or Gallen?
Sorry I'm just trying to remember what its called.
     
    11-05-2009, 05:59 AM
  #6
Foal
I'm pretty sure it's called gelding grunt and has something to do with air in their sheath's.... not positive though.
     
    11-05-2009, 09:25 AM
  #7
Weanling
It's the sheath... I've heard studs do it too
     
    11-05-2009, 09:31 AM
  #8
Showing
Interesting! I've heard that sound for years and never associated it with geldings and their sheaths. Amazing what you can learn on the forum.
     
    11-06-2009, 12:29 AM
  #9
Yearling
My old stallions did that and the geldings too...

Last I've heard they make that noise when its time to clean the sheath,, im not sure lol.
     
    11-06-2009, 03:55 PM
  #10
Weanling
If you mean that "oink oink oink" noise, it's a dirty sheath. I had to clean my horse's out and it stopped that annoying noise
     



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