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    04-21-2013, 11:36 PM
Home remedy/supplement for skin and coat

What do you use and how well does it work? My 16 y.o. QH mare has flakey skin, almost like dandruff.
Guessing something with Omega 3 & 6.
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    04-22-2013, 01:13 AM
Ground flaxseed, Omega Horseshine, etc. It helps!
    04-22-2013, 02:15 AM
Seconding flax seed
    04-23-2013, 03:10 AM
I feed whole flaxseeds, theirs a new study that they can eat and digest it just as well as ground. Also my SECRET is spraying Apple Cider Vinegar on him it is so AMAZING!!!! Every where I go people ask me how my horses coat is so shiny and soft. And even without Flaxseed the Apple Cider Vinegar did wonders
    04-23-2013, 09:52 AM
Thanks for the replies.
    04-23-2013, 07:40 PM
Flax is probably the easiest come by, that and frequent grooming will rid them of "flakes" and make their coat shine.
    04-23-2013, 07:47 PM
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Another one for flax seed here. I don't even have to groom my boy and he shines from a mile away.
    04-23-2013, 07:50 PM
Rinse her with apple cider vinegar. 1-2 cups of ACV in a bucket filled the rest of the way with water. Pour over horse after bathing and sponge onto hard-to-reach areas. Makes the coat shine and moisturizes (definitely doesn't dry it out)...also repels flies very well.
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