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post #1 of 7 Old 07-10-2009, 05:28 PM Thread Starter
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Home Remidies for grooming!

ok so i know that every one has some type of concoction that they make and use for grooming...i am just curious what yours are and how they work or what they do? like homemade flyspray and stuff like that!! thanks
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post #2 of 7 Old 07-10-2009, 07:56 PM
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No concoctions for me. But you can use vitamin E tablets to get hair to grow back (pierce the capsules with a pin and then squeeze the liquid on the spot)....that's all I have =)
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post #3 of 7 Old 08-27-2010, 07:52 PM
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Mix together water and rubbing alcohol in a spray bottle. After grooming, spray directly onto your horses' coat (avoid face/eyes!) then rub with clean rags. It makes your horse extra shiny! WARNING: *do not use too much rubbing alcohol because you probably don't want your horse to smell like that!*
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post #4 of 7 Old 09-01-2010, 01:49 PM
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One thing that I like to use is a homemade mane and tail detangler. Mix, baby oil (not too much), water, and conditioner, into a spray bottle, add more or less conditioner deppending on the tangles you need to get out, and if you have a thick detangler rinse it out after wards. It saves you money!
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post #5 of 7 Old 09-01-2010, 01:52 PM
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Taking old panty hose and cutting them up and use them as a final brush over! Works great for picking up dirt, dust, dander... anything you dont want on the coat.

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post #6 of 7 Old 09-01-2010, 01:53 PM
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there was already a thread not so long ago with home remedies it was placed in grooming , tack and equitment, and barns i think

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post #7 of 7 Old 09-03-2010, 11:33 PM
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vinegar and water makes the flies go away :)
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