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post #1 of 21 Old 06-24-2008, 11:24 PM Thread Starter
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Best Shampoo

I am planning on giving my 2 baybee's both a good deep cleansing bath soon, I would like to know what everyone's opinion is on their favorite shampoo so I can detirmine what to buy....It does not matter to me if its a human or horse product but please no color enhancers for I think it would damage their coats....Thankyou

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post #2 of 21 Old 06-25-2008, 03:19 AM
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The barn mainly uses an Alodine formula, the iodine and aloe mix.

I like Oster, I have the Berry Deep Cleanser and the Black Pearl (which is a color enhancer). I also have used Eqyss Sensitive Skin, because Hoove tends to get dry skin.

MTG also has a nice shampoo, I haven't gotten a chance to try it yet, but I picked up some for my instructor.

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post #3 of 21 Old 06-25-2008, 06:08 AM
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personally, I love using organic shampoos- they're best for the horses' skin.
What I often use is "natural instict" organic lavender shampoo, because the lavender scent keeps the flies off them a bit, specially the mozzies at night =]

It worked really well on louboyy, his tail went like silver =D it was so cool =P

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post #4 of 21 Old 06-25-2008, 09:28 AM
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Mane and tail shampoo. It gets nice and sudsy, rinses well and doesn't strip natural oils. And it's a lot cheaper than other horse shampoos. I got a 32oz bottle for $5 at my local kmart.
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post #5 of 21 Old 06-25-2008, 09:55 AM
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I like using the Alodine shampoo this time of year with all the bug bites. I think it helps sooth the skin.
I also occasionally use a citronilla shampoo for bugs
My favorite for just a general bath is EZall


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post #6 of 21 Old 06-25-2008, 10:17 AM
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I'm cheap and easy. Big tub of Orvus paste :P
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post #7 of 21 Old 06-25-2008, 11:17 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks so much for all the replies, I'm still deciding....

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post #8 of 21 Old 06-25-2008, 01:06 PM
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I love Mane & Tail.
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post #9 of 21 Old 06-25-2008, 05:34 PM
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Suave!! It's gentle on their skin and gets them amazingly clean, plus it smells great! And if that isn't enough, you can get it for a dollar at Walmart.
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post #10 of 21 Old 06-25-2008, 07:27 PM
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The mane and tail stuff or suave - either one is cheap and smells pretty - when we are done with baths the other horses come over and just stick their nose on my horses and sniff my ladies - for deep conditioning their actual mane and tail I use infusium 23 leave in treatment - let it dry and then brush - it's another thing their gelding boyfriend likes to sniff plus I think it tastes funny to him cause he finally quit chewing their hair when we started using it.
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