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Homemade fly spray recipe

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  • Fly spray recipes for horses including mouthwash and vinegar
  • Home made bug spray for horses

 
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    02-26-2008, 06:46 PM
  #1
Foal
Homemade fly spray recipe

This is a great thing to use during the summer!!

In a bottle mix:

1/3 Skin so Soft (from Avon)
1/3 Mouthwash
1/3 Vinegar

You can also add which hazel and other things like that!

The skin so soft is a bug repellent and the mouthwash is an antiseptic that will help with rain rot and other skin problems. And the vinegar makes them shiny and there fur softer! This smells great and the smell stays on the horse too!!

Also when you bathe a horse if you mix vinegar with your soap it helps to make them shiny!!

If you know of anything else like this please post it!!
     
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    02-26-2008, 07:55 PM
  #2
Foal
Thanks for the tip! I will try it this summer and see how it works. Thanks for posting!
     
    02-27-2008, 09:28 AM
  #3
Green Broke
I owned a horse where her owners used only home made fly spray. It burned her hair off.
     
    02-27-2008, 10:12 AM
  #4
Showing
Wonder what she used Please folks don't add Nair to the fly spray
     
    02-27-2008, 08:36 PM
  #5
Foal
Oh!! Wow that's bad!! I can promise you that this wont do that. My whole barn uses it and nothing has happened but no flies!!!
     
    02-28-2008, 05:20 PM
  #6
Weanling
I am going to have to try that this summer because nothing seems to work that I use!!!!!!!!
     
    02-28-2008, 06:27 PM
  #7
Trained
Im going to give it a go to. Lets see if it can stand up to the australian flies lol
     
    02-28-2008, 06:50 PM
  #8
Foal
Thats awesome! I`m going to try that when summer comes here.
     
    03-04-2008, 05:48 PM
  #9
Foal
Home made bug spray

This is great, thanks! Just in time for the onset of bug season. Every little bit of money saved on home made things can be put into the emergency vet fund or new saddle fund!
     
    03-18-2008, 05:43 PM
  #10
Foal
So those who posted that they were going to try it? Did you? How did it work?
     

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