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post #1 of 18 Old 06-02-2010, 10:28 PM Thread Starter
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Natural herbal remidies...

Opinions and websites (please) with a list of them would be great if anyone knows of any.

Do you use them?

Anyone want to share some and the uses?
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post #2 of 18 Old 06-03-2010, 10:28 AM Thread Starter
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bump - I'm really interested in hearing your thoughts on them.
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post #3 of 18 Old 06-03-2010, 05:23 PM
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I used herbal calmers. Mare Magic (Mare Magic Mare Magic (Equine - Horse Supplements - Calming Agents) did nothing at all, but OMG it smells good , Moody Mare (that one actually seems to work for me, smells pretty nice too, but strong Moody Mare Wendals Herbs (Equine - Horse Supplements - Calming Agents)), and Wendals Calmer (Calmer Wendals Herbs (Equine - Horse Supplements - Calming Agents) heck this one gave totally opposite effect on my horse. I tried it 3 times and every time she was HOT - running, hard to stop, and spooky on everything. I believe it's garlic, which gives such effect.
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post #4 of 18 Old 06-03-2010, 07:28 PM
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I don't use all the natural remedies, but I do use a couple.

Rescue Remedy = Shock

Celery Seed = Arthritis
Burdock - Also Arthritis

Rosehips = Preggo mares

Chamomile = Relaxation

Flax seed = Coats. Make em' shiny

I found these on this website : Herbal horse remedies

And then I consulted a local expert before trying.....I already used rosehips on the dogs, so horses were no big deal

Pssh.I didn't pick up the wrong lead
It's called a counter canter...
...A very advanced maneuver.
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post #5 of 18 Old 06-04-2010, 03:05 PM
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^^Thats a great website^^:)
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I use arnica for brusing and I am using it on my gelding right now.
Flax seed the works.

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post #7 of 18 Old 07-02-2010, 02:11 PM
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SorrelHorse, How do you feed your chamomile? Do you purchase dried, cut and sifted? Whole dried flowers?
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post #8 of 18 Old 07-02-2010, 04:10 PM
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I get them whole. I will give it to my barrel horses so they relax an don't wear themselves out at the show....

However, if you can get some chamomile tea packets and make yourself a bran mash, then just through the tea in there after you brew it.
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How do you know how much to give? And how much do you give? Natural remedies have always facinated me.
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post #10 of 18 Old 07-02-2010, 04:58 PM
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This was posted a little bit ago. I dunno if you already saw it or not.
Herbs!


And these are the people I'm using at the moment for my horse. I took him to a professional that's been studying this for over 30 years, and for the past 28 years hasn't had to take a horse to the vet.
Silver Lining Herbs Equine Supplements | Dog & Horse Supplements


Also here's a neat website that I had been browsing through too.
Lisa St. John - Lavender Sage Unique Equine Nutrition Management Programs© and Herbal Remedies

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