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        03-26-2014, 03:56 PM
    mini sheaths,,,

    Ok guys,

    So its that time again! Sheath cleaning. One problem, first off, the mini I am working with has very rarely, if ever, had his sheath clean, he is very good about it though, (i was just getting him used to the idea with a wet cloth the other day). But no matter what I do, I cannot get him to drop. In fact, I have never seen him drop. He is always tucked in. I have been told you can gently pull out their penis, but I cannot fit my hand up there. He is to tiny and my hand it to large.

    Any tips on how you guys get your tricky minis clean?
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        03-26-2014, 09:56 PM
    Green Broke
    Honestly... I've never thought about that!!

    To do a thorough sheath cleaning you DO put your hand inside. Otherwise you're just cleaning the penis which is a small part of the job (though the bean is important).

    That said, I have no idea what is typically done with minis.. interested to see!
        06-14-2014, 01:01 AM
    Its not the end of the world as long as he isn't having trouble peeing. A lot of horses go their entire lives without a sheath cleaning. If its a problem the vet can give him a muscle relaxer and it will hang out. As as he pees ok he will be fine.

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