ridecamp@endurance.net: Re: Mucus coated poops

Re: Mucus coated poops

Gwen Dluehosh (dluehosh@vt.edu)
Wed, 16 Apr 1997 00:21:36 +0600

Since reading some of the other posts I thought I should say that GOBS and
GOBS of mucus are secreted by cells in the large bowel- it has nothing to do
with the other reasons listed- it just IS. Most of the time though there are
enough feces and fluid to adequately mix in with the mucus, so we don't
really see it that much...
At 11:30 PM 4/15/97 +0600, you wrote:
>HEHE, read your new Endurance News- it indicates that you don't have enough
>feces running through the large bowel to keep the mucus secretion down...
>It's somewhat normal at the end of the ride, but Dr. loving describes in
>great detail how and why of everything in this article! I am keeping it for
>reference for sure! It may also happen in a colic or obstruction too....
>At 08:42 AM 4/15/97 PDT, you wrote:
>>I have noticed some horses have mucus encapsulated poops at the
>>end of an endurance ride, and also in some horses that have coliced.
>>What causes this and what does it indicate?
>>Stacy Berger-Olsen
>>Gilroy, CA
>Gwen Dluehosh
>Desert Storm Arabians
>1156 Hightop Rd, #89
>Blacksburg, VA 24060
Gwen Dluehosh
Desert Storm Arabians
1156 Hightop Rd, #89
Blacksburg, VA 24060

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