Preventing Sun Burn?? - The Horse Forum

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post #1 of 7 Old 05-11-2013, 11:28 PM Thread Starter
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Preventing Sun Burn??

My wife and I have a white Arab Appy mix with fair pink skin.. we are currently keeping her under a fly mask and a sheet.. Any other recommendations??
Luckily we live in Oregon so its only about a 3 month a year problem..
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post #2 of 7 Old 05-11-2013, 11:30 PM
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We use sun block intended for baby's, brand etc... Changes by what's on sale.
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post #3 of 7 Old 05-11-2013, 11:45 PM
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The fly mask is a good call. Appies with pink skin around the eyes are prone to vision problems.

If you're looking for a cream product, baby sunscreen, horse -formulated sunscreen, and plain old zinc oxide are good options.
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post #4 of 7 Old 05-11-2013, 11:57 PM
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I use diaper rash ointment . The walgreens Brand works well. It has Zink oxide in it and works great

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I use sunscreen. It works great!

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post #6 of 7 Old 05-12-2013, 02:23 PM
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If you want something that will last all day, you can't beat zinc oxide cream.
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post #7 of 7 Old 05-13-2013, 12:21 PM
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Do be sure to use the above recommended sunscreens on her nose---that always seems to be the first place to get burned!
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