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Courtneysequine 09-18-2012 01:35 PM

Tail Wrapping with Bandage?
 
Opinions on it? Uses? What do you use it for?
How do you wrap a tail bandage?

Corporal 09-18-2012 01:39 PM

I think it's called a "mudwrap," and was used for Foxhunting on muddy days to keep the tail clean. Do a web search, and I'm sure that there is a YouTube site somewhere with instructions.

SorrelHorse 09-18-2012 05:21 PM

Also they use it for mares who are close to foaling to keep the tail out of the way.

Kayty 09-18-2012 10:54 PM

Be very, very careful when wrapping a tail. You can cut off the blood supply to the dock and end up killing it - the tail hairs will fall out.
Avoid using them for extended periods, and only if you have a very good reason for doing so. Keeping the tail flat is not a good enough reason.


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