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When I picked up her back leg last night to clean her hoof,

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When I picked up her back leg last night to clean her hoof, she started peeing a little bit, Then the vagina muscles kept contracting. The pee was cloudy. Can horses get urinary tract infections?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?
Customer: I didn't see anything.
JA: What is the horse's name and age?
Customer: Buttercup. She's 20.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about She 's?
Customer: I lunged her first and she was kind of sluggish.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Horse Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Loretta replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Loretta replied 1 month ago.

Good Morning and welcome! I am Dr. Loretta, a licensed veterinarian and I am happy to answer your question.

yes, horses do get Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) but it dos not sound like this is what your sweet Buttercup has. This clousy urine is normal in horses and if she did have a UTI, she would be straining to urinate. It is very normal for horses to have cloudy urine because of calcium carbonate crystals that are normal in the urine. If she shows any other signs, then have your vet evakluate her urinary tract.

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