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  • If you cut a horses tail will it keep growing

 
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    07-04-2009, 01:48 PM
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Yearling
Question Will It Keep Growing?

My Clydesdale filly's tail was docked before I bought her. Her tail (hair) will keep growing, though, won't it??
     
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    07-04-2009, 02:02 PM
  #2
Foal
It depends if the bone was cut or not.
     
    07-04-2009, 02:11 PM
  #3
Green Broke
Was the bone cut?
     
    07-04-2009, 02:25 PM
  #4
Green Broke
I hope it does I love them long tails :)
     
    07-04-2009, 02:36 PM
  #5
Yearling
Yes, the bone was cut, but not all the way down. There's about 6 inches of tailbone left. Wouldn't the hair keep growing where there is still bone? **scratches head**
     
    07-04-2009, 04:22 PM
  #6
Started
It'll probably keep growing to a certain extent, but it doesn't look like it'll get past her hocks. Unless you MTG it or something.
     
    07-04-2009, 04:34 PM
  #7
Green Broke
Im sure it will keep growing. Just not as long as it would have been if the bone wasnt cut.
     
    07-04-2009, 05:21 PM
  #8
Weanling
Yes, it will keep growing. I know horses with docked tails who have longer tails than horses with full tails.
     
    07-04-2009, 06:37 PM
  #9
Yearling
Okay, good =) I am going to use MTG =) Thanks everyone!
     

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