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        06-25-2010, 02:29 PM
    Oh... my all time favorite home remedy....
    Sugar and Iodine.
    Works great on pretty much everything.
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        06-25-2010, 04:45 PM
    Sugar and Iodine?? What sort of things does it work for? I am intrigued.
    If it's a long list, you don't have to list everything. =)
        06-25-2010, 05:30 PM
    Originally Posted by Gidget    
    Cider vinegar is great for vitamin C. It helps stimulate appetite and balance the immune system. You want to use good quality cider vinegar.Not the caramel colored vinegar that is found in most supermarkets.
    How much to you give and where do you find the good quality stuff - and what does it look like?
        06-25-2010, 05:43 PM
    Green Broke
    Hey. You feed them 2 oz's of the apple vinegar cider a day. I had to use a conversion site cause most people don't know what 2 oz is..great example is me =P...it's 1/4 cup a day.

    I would get the kind that isn't dark colored. Apple vinegar is still going to have color to it no matter what. Heinz brand isn't dark caramel colored but you would probably want a big bottle of it.

    Basically buy good quality kind.
        06-25-2010, 05:43 PM
    Green Broke
    Sugar and iodine forms a paste like substance and you can put it on wounds.
        06-25-2010, 07:39 PM
    Use hemorrhoid ointment on cuts and wounds, it prevents proud flesh and help heal as well as keeps flies off ... I have used it on horses from a show barn and everything from a slashed knee (my mare) to the open wound from strangles.
        06-25-2010, 07:42 PM
    Originally Posted by Cowgirl140ty    
    White vinegar does work well for this... However... in my area we have a lot of yellow jackets... and they seem to love the vinegar, and they swarmed my poor horse! So just make sure your careful about it.

    And for the cider vinegar... it also works great as a feed through fly repellent.
    Thanks for the heads up on the yellow jackets... Not what I want near me .

    I mix the cider vinegar into beet pulp
        06-25-2010, 08:14 PM
    Green Broke
    Keep them coming guys...all these are very helpful. I like the hemorroid cream idea. We have a hurt horse right now and we are putting caustic on it right now but I don't like going near it because of it is hazarderous.
        06-25-2010, 08:25 PM
    Green Broke
    That cream is great for dark eye circles on people too, lol. Use it on the horse, then on myself?
        06-25-2010, 10:26 PM
    Originally Posted by Gidget    
    sugar and iodine forms a paste like substance and you can put it on wounds.
    My stupid dog bit my Clydesdale on the mouth an hour ago; bleeding all over. I stopped the bleeding with my shirt and put wound spray on it, but would sugar and iodine work? Is it just plain store-bought sugar? Where do you get iodine? Would it work on my horse, because the bite was on his muzzle near his nose and mouth.....how often do you apply it? Thanks! I'm pissed off at the dog right now. He's usually not even allowed in the barn because that herding German Shepherd gets the best of him around horses and he feels the need to chase and bite....but alas, he snuck in under the gate while I was picking stalls.

    My contribution: Most horses LOVE peaches. Not what you would think to feed a horse, but all of mine love it, and it's healthy for them.

    Annddddd.....a whole page of horsey treat recipes! (click)

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