Yey! Flax is the bomb!!
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Health

Yey! Flax is the bomb!!

This is a discussion on Yey! Flax is the bomb!! within the Horse Health forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category
  • Flax hives
  • Flax bomb.com

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    07-25-2009, 05:06 PM
  #1
Trained
Yey! Flax is the bomb!!

So last year my poor horse was tortured by gnats on his belly. I tried everything topical cream I could think of. No luck. This year it got worse. Despite giving him a feed through bug control, his belly still broke out and he got the added misery of hives. Turned out the hives were good luck. I did some research on hives and found Flax to be a possible solution. It happened to also mention sweet itch, so I gave flax a try. I bought a cheap, 50lb bag of ground flax and started giving him a cup a day. Three weeks later...NO HIVES!!!...NO SWEET ITCH!!!...I'm so friggin happy! He's still a little itchy on his belly, but all of the hair has grown back, and I'm using cortizone cream to help it heal completely. I guess the only downside to flax is an overuse of it can lead to thinning blood, but other than that, it's gold! I felt so bad for that horse last year. He'd lay on the ground with all 4 legs stretched out so he could rub his belly. Now he's doing it less and less. I highly recommend it if you have a similar skin problem.
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How much flax seed? Enuff Horse Health 21 07-07-2009 12:10 AM
BOSS or Flax stacieandtheboys Horse Health 5 06-26-2009 12:22 AM
Bomb Proof Appy Gelding for sale CleverThought Tack and Equipment Classifieds 4 07-18-2008 06:22 PM
Bomb Proofing - desensitizing boonesar Horse Training 21 06-11-2008 12:53 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:34 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0