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Anne Turner wrote at 2012-10-11 14:18:41
I have a 4mth old foal that I saved and she not only is incontinent but intersexed too.  (may be a hermaphrodite - not possitive confirmation yet).  She is always peeing down her legs and tail.. Her legs are such a mess.  She swats her tail up on her hind end and therefore spreads the urine everywhere and smells so back its insane.

I shampoo her every other day, I spray the invisible bandage from the top of her back end down to the hooves.  The idea being to treat her scabby rough looking legs and to protect the urine from getting directly on the skin.  She is not worse but not better either after one month.  I have her on antibiotics and gave a salt lick hoping she would drink more and dilute the murkiness of her urine as well as dilute the concentration and odour.  I wish you luck too.  Let me know about diapers or creams to use.  


cheryl wrote at 2013-06-18 22:00:56
I have a male gh that I adopted with the same problem.  He was that way when I got him.  I use Destin on his legs and have been for years.  It works well but can be a pain to wash off more so in the winter but we do the best we can.  


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I owned and operated the first equine lay-up facility in the state of Colorado and have provided post surgical and post traumatic injury care for many interesting cases. I can answer equine health related questions but please understand that I am not claiming to be a substitute for veterinary attention or treatment. I can also handle many grooming, training and equine behavioral issues questions. In addition, I am happy to evaluate confirmation or rider positioning if asked to do so. Equine nutrition questions can be very complicated but I will do my best with these questions and will probably need time to do some research before I can solve the issue at hand

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