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  • #21
    Yup most do that here too. Especially common with mares, but I have some geldings that do this as well. My mare lives outside and she still does it every feeding.
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    • #22
      Maybe it has to do with being vulnerable at feed time and they want to get any other potentially "dangerous" business done beforehand? Our maybe it's like an excited dog peeing? Or maybe marking territory as someone else mentioned. Or not.
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      • #23
        Originally posted by tveley View Post
        Another urination "trigger" is when the stall is freshly bedded. They absolutely MUST urinate in the stall within seconds of being put in a freshly bedded stall.
        I call this the "porta-john" affect.

        People at a big event & just cleaned porta-johns? = rush on the porta-johns

        Freshly cleaned cat box? = cats need to use the box immediately

        Freshly bedded stalls? = horses need to pee and/or poo right away

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        • #24
          My guy does this too! He also pees a lot at horse shows, and i ended up asking my vet and she said its fairly common for horses to pee when they are nervous/excited so maybe thats it...

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          • #25
            My mare does it, the geldings do not. She gets uber excited about eating. I think she just gets so excited it makes her need to pee.
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            • #26
              My 6 year old hackney pony does this as well when he hears me grab the feed bucket. The other 2 don't do it.

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              • #27
                I have one that pees when he sees me in the morning. Same one will pee just before he comes in (he likes a clean stall).

                Another pees as soon as he comes in. We had a boarder that would hold it all day long if he was on night turnout and pee as soon as he got outside. I loved that guy (for more reasons than a very clean stall).
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                • #28
                  Yup, mine too. They are kept in/out, when I show up at feeding time, she will wander out to go pee, then wander in for her grain.
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                  • #29
                    When I go out to feed the "girly- 'girls" pasture (right now there are 8 of them), they all line up and PEE. Its so funny to watch, but they always do it.

                    Also the "boys" pasture also line up to PEE. It's like one teaches the next group to line up. Funny!!

                    I have had some broodmares with foals at their side be out all day, and when they come into their stalls they PEE. The big mares (warmbloods or thoroughbreds) flood the stall they have been holding it so long. My hubby asks "WHY do they do that.....cant they pee outside?

                    If anyone has an answer let me know. I just think it is so funny.
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                    • #30
                      When I bought my first horse, she used to stay in a pen by herself that was connected to her stall, and she would always come into her stall to pee. when I moved her, her stall was no longer connected to her pen, and she wouldn't pee all day until I brought her back in at night. she would literally PULL me up the hill just to go in and pee. Thankfully after a couple months she learned to pee outside again =]

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                      • #31
                        Not only peeing. My mares co-ordinate when they come into season - together.
                        I've heard that in womens' dorms their cycles sometimes get in sync, too. Odd.
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                        • #32
                          Yup, mine have always done it too. I remember reading in Equus that this is normal behavior but sorry, I can't remember exactly WHY it is normal!!!
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                          • #33
                            Originally posted by Foxtrot's View Post
                            Not only peeing. My mares co-ordinate when they come into season - together.
                            I've heard that in womens' dorms their cycles sometimes get in sync, too. Odd.

                            Have one 4 year old that from the time she was a weanling would pee ON her hay (fed on the ground in their field) even if all she could manage was a dribble. In her case I suspect it is territorial marking. Had a mare years ago do the same thing. Have a two year old colt that also does this....steps forward over his hay so he can actually hit it.

                            The mares/women seem to coordinate apparently due to the influence of pheremones (?sp). My entire herd will be in season at one time....drives me nuts and makes for a very tired herd stallion. Does have the advantage of getting almost everyone that I want bred done within about a month though....most are settled on one cycle and the rest on the second. And makes foaling a short but busy time the following spring.
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                            • #34
                              My current mare doesn't do it, but my old gelding did it EVERY TIME you threw him hay (whether it was feeding time or just another couple of flakes to get him through a cold winter day).

                              I'd LOVE to know an explanation.

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                              • #35
                                My geldings do this more than my mare (she poops when she sees me coming). The younger gelding is kept in his stall all night, he pees every morning when he sees me with the feed bucket. He will also pee immediately in a freshly bedded stall. My cats also have to run and be the first to use the fresh litter box. Strange.
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