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Excalibur Sheath Cleaner for Horses

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Excalibur Sheath Cleaner for Horses

This treatment applies to the following species:
Company: Farnam

Contains Tea Tree Oil

A gentle cleanser to soften, loosen and remove accumulated body oils, dirt and debris (smegma)

Contains Tea Tree Oil imported from Australia to gently dissolve smegma

Rinses out easily. Will not leave a residue on skin

Non-irritating, specially formulated for equine use

Helps speed up cleansing process

Excalibur Sheath Cleaner for Horses Caution

For External Veterinary Use Only.

Keep out of reach of children.

Directions For Use

For the sake of cleanliness, disposable gloves should be used by the individual performing this cleaning task. Also for the horse’s comfort, excessively cold water should be avoided.

Squeeze out a liberal amount of Excalibur® into palm of hand and apply to the sheath or udder. Gently massage into a rich lather. Allow 3-5 minutes for Excalibur® to soften and loosen smegma. Rinse thoroughly.

For Sheath Cleaning: Work Excalibur® into the folds of the sheath. Next, gently pull the horse’s penis out of the sheath and, using pieces of cotton batting, gently remove the loose smegma. Occasionally, smegma will accumulate in a mass in the “blind pouch” above the opening of the urethra in the end of the horse’s penis. This resulting “bean” may become large enough to interfere with urination if not removed.

After all presence of smegma has been removed, rinse the horse’s sheath and penis as thoroughly as possible with clean water. If a horse will accept it, a gently flowing water hose may be used to flush out the sheath.

Caution: For external veterinary use only. Keep out of reach of children.

Frequency of Use:

Most geldings and stallions should have their sheaths cleaned at least every six months. Light-pigmented genital areas, such as in Pintos, tend to develop accumulations more quickly and, therefore, will require more frequent cleaning.

Stallions: A breeding stallion needs to be washed before and after breeding a mare. Washing not only cleanses the penis, but it also helps to stimulate the stallion in preparation for breeding.

Mares: A smegma-like substance occasionally collects between the teats of a mare’s udder. This material can cause irritation to the mare resulting in her rubbing her tail. Therefore, mares should be checked periodically for cleanliness.

Farnam - Your Partner in Horse Care

FARNAM HORSE PRODUCTS, A Division of Farnam Companies, Inc., P.O. Box 34820, Phoenix, AZ 85067-4820

Call with comments or questions: 800-234-2269

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Product Code:



16 fl oz (473 ml)




CPN: 10002541

301 WEST OSBORN ROAD, P.O. BOX 34820, PHOENIX, AZ, 85013-3928
Telephone:   602-285-1660
Toll-Free:   800-234-2269
Fax:   602-207-2183
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