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New study says this job doesn’t need doing

Horse Health: Routine sheath cleaning is unnecessary for most male horses

Reading Time: 3 minutes Sheath-cleaning enthusiasts present a sensible argument for addressing the hygiene of their male horse. Yet a new study presented in Denmark has shown routine/regular cleaning of a horse’s sheath to not only be unnecessary, but disruptive to the healthy populations of “friendly” micrograms that call this location “home.” The sheath surrounding the penis, also called […] Read more