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  • Fabric softener horse grooming
  • Using fabric softner on horse tail

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    06-17-2007, 11:24 AM
Grooming tips!

I am always tying to find differnt tricks to getting my horse extra clean and making him comfortable. Anybody have any? looking for those tricks like using fabric softener sheets to collect dust ext. Using inexpensive household items and the like.
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    06-17-2007, 06:31 PM
Good topic! I'm Excited to read up on this!

Can you really use the fabric sheet things to get excess dirt off?
    06-17-2007, 08:07 PM
Yeah, just make sure that they are unscented as they attract flies. I use them as my regular rub rag, they really get a lot of dirt off.
    06-17-2007, 08:25 PM
You can use fabric softener sheets on your horse's mane and tail to take the frizz out and make the stray hair's lay down. We did that at the show in Oct and it worked great!
    06-18-2007, 01:26 AM
Oh oh oh I love this topic. I made a lambs wool mit it was so easy just cut oval shapes and sew them together. Great for smothing and ading shine to their coat
    01-29-2008, 07:00 PM
Green Broke
I found this and I thought id try and bump it up cause I think its a good topic

You can you rubbing alcohal on the horses fur when there sweaty it dries it up faster :) don't use to to much tho
    01-29-2008, 07:09 PM
This isnt for your horse but I keep some baby wipes in my brush area and a tea towel (the kind with button sewn on the top to wrap around the frig door or stove handle) To clean my hands after doing hooves, brushing etc and my hands are nasty. The baby wipes are good for cleaning under tails and delicate areas of your horse too.
    01-29-2008, 07:13 PM
I don't know if this works on horses but have you ever gotten kinda greasy hair? Well I guess taking coffee filters and rubbing them on the hair gets rid of the grease. So I don't know about it working on horses but it's worth trying.
    01-29-2008, 07:13 PM
Green Broke
Thats a good idea
    01-29-2008, 07:15 PM
Green Broke
U mean the white filter type things that you put in a coffee machine??? I might try that lol maybe even on myself if I don't have enought time to wash my hair one day

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