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    09-04-2010, 11:08 PM
Ew- he now urinates while training

I don't know if I am working with my horse more than when I got him, if he is more relaxed, or what (more on that later) but he urinates two to three times when I am working with him.

His stream is clear. It is strong. However, he does a smal amount... then stops..... then a few minutes later, a small amount more....

Then a large amount.... the stream is the same speed and strength all times...this stop and go counts as the three times- he does not do this whole pattern three times.

My vet says he is not showing any other signs of UTI or Bladder Infection (tenderness, temperature, lethargy, odd odor to the urine).

So I am wondering- has he just gotten comfortable enough to go around me? His "boy stuff" does tend to hang out during grooming which I know means he is relaxed. He is a gelding and was cut during his first year but not sure exactly when.
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    09-04-2010, 11:15 PM
Green Broke
My only guess would be that his sheath might not be very clean?
I don't know how that could make him pee like that or anything, haha, but might as well try everything. :)
    09-04-2010, 11:19 PM
I was wondering if I should clean his sheath again.... It does not appear to be dirty but then again I cannot see inside....
    09-04-2010, 11:21 PM
Green Broke
Ya, I would try that, then if it still happens (if no one else has any good ideas) then I would maybe ask the vet... but it sounds like you already asked your vet.. maybe he could come for a check up.
    09-04-2010, 11:30 PM
My vet insists I call him before having him out for a house call, especially after the cushings ordeal (he all but laughed at me but not in a way that made me angry). He told me to call him anytime during the week with questions and call him all the time with emergencies. I figure as long as I respect that, he will let me ask all the questions I need to.

I will clean it tomorrow and then if it continues on Monday, I can call him on Tuesday to see if I should collect a sample or what else I might do.
    09-04-2010, 11:47 PM
Green Broke
Ya, that's a good idea, I always try to do everything possible before asking my vet to come out, that includes calling him and asking lots of questions, lol.
    09-04-2010, 11:49 PM
Its most likely his peep needs cleaned. Sometimes the bean gets big enough to restrict flow. I would ask the vet about him going several times though. While the bean will cause him to have an interupted flow...it shouldnt make him go more.
    09-05-2010, 09:45 AM
Sounds good. Bean removal scheduled for today :) :(
    09-05-2010, 11:42 AM
Has your vet looked into further inside problems like his kidneys? If he's been cleared of the usual, I'd suspect something further inside. But my first thought was a bean or irritation from a prior sheath cleaning.

Enjoy the bean removal.
    09-05-2010, 01:33 PM
Does he do it in very beginning or any time during workout? My paint pees almost every time before getting on trailer. Not scared, but she definitely tries to empty herself before getting on. My qh started to do same thing recently (after peeing in trailer once on longer drive and made it a mess there, which she hates).

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