Community pot: odd secrets to the horse world-money saving tips - The Horse Forum
  • 1 Post By AnalisaParalyzer
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 5 Old 09-03-2013, 07:29 PM Thread Starter
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Washington (no, not D.C.)
Posts: 145
• Horses: 2
Lightbulb Community pot: odd secrets to the horse world-money saving tips

Hi, not only am I looking for answers for myself, but for the rest of us also! It's time to collaborate some of the recipes and secrets of the horse world.

Whether it's a mixture for wounds or a feed through for the coat, I want to hear it!

It can be a natural replacement to supplements (like devils claw is good for the joints) or a grooming mix that works like a charm, or something to boost their health.

Please submit it in this form only- Devils Claw- it is good for joints (doesn't need to be bold)

And under that you can explain if you want-

Devils Claw- is very good for joints

I had an old gelding who had sore joints. A friend recommended me to try devils claw instead of supplements. It works really well! You can get it at an herb shop or from an herb dealer.

If you have multiple suggestions, just stack them.

Devils Claw- is very good for joints

I had an old gelding who had sore joints. A friend recommended me to try devils claw instead of supplements. It works really well! You can get it at an herb shop or from an herb dealer.

Peppermint oil-

Add a few drops of peppermint oil (and maybe some baby oil for softness) to a bucket of bubbles that are just normal concentrated soap. It leaves them smelling good and as soft as ever!

I will thank you in advance for coming and visiting this thread!!

No, I don't like plaid-- oh, you think that's weird because I am a "farmer", and farmers wear plaid-- well if you looked at my little dirt patch I call a garden, you would think twice
ryster2000 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 5 Old 09-03-2013, 07:53 PM
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Indiana
Posts: 1,364
• Horses: 9
A mix of listerine and water in a spray bottle cleared up a nasty case of rain rot in a hurry for me.

Also, psyllium or Metamucil (equate brand is fine too) instead of sand clear.
Posted via Mobile Device
HorseOfCourse is offline  
post #3 of 5 Old 09-03-2013, 08:38 PM
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: west palm beach, fl
Posts: 1,724
• Horses: 3
sugar and betadine paste - for open wounds
vinegar and salt water-thrush and white line
5Bijou5 likes this.
AnalisaParalyzer is offline  
post #4 of 5 Old 09-03-2013, 11:02 PM
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: USA
Posts: 2,355
• Horses: 2
Homemade gooming products?

“Good things come to those who wait… greater things come to those who get off their ass and do anything to make it happen.” - Unknown

Last edited by caseymyhorserocks; 09-03-2013 at 11:04 PM.
caseymyhorserocks is offline  
post #5 of 5 Old 09-03-2013, 11:09 PM
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 2,085
• Horses: 0
For horses with feathers: Listerine -- prevents bugs from growing in them (and makes them smell fresh)
There's a horse that has feathers where I board and every once in a while we put Listerine in them to keep them clean

Pasture board can be your friend -- if your horse can stand to be out 24/7 you'll have a lesser board bill, and they won't eat as much feed

there was one other thing but I'm having a brain fart so if I remember I'll be sure to post.
Incitatus32 is offline  

help is here , helpful , homemade , money saving , tips

Quick Reply

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:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


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
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Saving up for a horse tips regenfliege Horse Boarding 10 03-27-2013 04:54 PM
Money Saving Tips For Horse Owners! sommsama09 Horse Talk 21 07-19-2012 07:02 PM
Give me your horse tips Remedies and secrets Kylee Horse Talk 14 07-30-2011 02:02 AM
Money saving tips snoggle Horse Talk 13 04-11-2011 05:21 PM
Money and time saving tips back in the crosby again Barn Maintenance 37 12-07-2009 11:52 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome