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Why are people who pee a lot compared to race horses peeing?

I know a lot of the times they'd say, "Wow, he pees like a horse!" when another person has. . .well. . .gone for a long time. Why?

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Race horses have somewhat peculiar or shall we say hygienic habits. This is so because typically they don't pee in their stalls of anywhere where they sleep, and have been known to hold the urge for hours. Now, when they are let out of their stalls, they can pee until you get a seat and relax; they can take that long.

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I'm glad someone agrees with me... I was beginning to doubt myself, even though I've been around horses all my life. I've yet to see one with a shy bladder ^^^^^, lol!
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Because race horses spend a lot of time in their stalls, they don't like to urinate in them... so often they simply refuse to. Then, when they are let out for exercise, they finally go... and go.... and go.

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Hahahah oh! Thank you
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Horses are very modest creatures and most often will not urinate in public. Because the ones in captivity (ie race and show horses) spend so much time in their stalls, they get used to being there and feeling at home there. It often gets to the point where they will not leave their stalls to relieve themselves.

Because of this, they say that racehorses outside of their stalls are often in dire need of relieving themselves and are just waiting to be returned to the stall in which to do so.

An alternative explanation is that some racehorces are "bleeders". When bleeders race, they develop bleeding in their lungs which shows up as bleeding from the nostrils. Therefore, bleeders are administered lasix, a powerful diuretic, to induce increased urination. The ensuing volume depletion cuts down the bleeding and performance is improved. Thus, they "pee like a racehorce" from the lasix. Lasix is outlawed at some race tracks.

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Wow! That's really interesting; you must know a TON about horses
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People who pee a lot are not compared to racing horses. It is people with a very strong urinary stream. After being in their stall for so long the horses have very full bladders which they empty quickly, causing a very strong stream.

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