Does your car smell like horses? - The Horse Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 7 Old 01-13-2009, 02:29 PM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 80
• Horses: 0
Does your car smell like horses?

I don't mind the horse smell because i'm used to it and it doesn't smell like anything to me. I would however like some advice about getting the car to smell nicer and cleaning the dirty seats so I could carpool non horsey folks. I would probably start with the seats. I've tried several products and the stains aren't coming out. Is there anything I could use that would involve common household products to clean? And I think the plastic in the car has soaked in the horse, dirty tack smell.
heartscontent is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 7 Old 01-13-2009, 02:32 PM
Green Broke
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 4,824
• Horses: 2
hahahaha i know how you feel! i try really hard to not get my seats dirty, so i dont realy have that problem. i keep my stuff i travel with in the back and my boots in a box i can just toss them in (i change shoes when i get to the barn). i would suggest getting your car detailed and then trying to keep things bagged after that.
free_sprtd is offline  
post #3 of 7 Old 01-13-2009, 02:35 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Wyoming
Posts: 334
• Horses: 10
Ohh, thats a toughy.. I tend to use vinager and baking soda on the plastics. As for the carpet, theres a ton of chemicals out there that do well. I think you will find most of the smell is in the headliner!

Speaking of that now.. I have to go clean again! LOL

Dixon's Red Hot Ember
Midwest Paint is offline  
post #4 of 7 Old 01-13-2009, 04:14 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Southern Ohio
Posts: 672
• Horses: 6
yea, mine smell like horses also. I have been unable to get the smell out of mine but have not really tried. Maybe if I got all the tack out it would not smell like horses, lol. I know my headliner smells like horse, along with the carpets being the worst, my seats are leather so they just smell like, well, leather.

You know how to make a miniature horse even smaller? Leave them in the dryer a little longer!
"Don't ever regret something that once made you smile"
minihorse927 is offline  
post #5 of 7 Old 01-13-2009, 04:19 PM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Edmonton, AB
Posts: 782
• Horses: 2
i have two smells in all of our cars!(which i hate!!!) smoke is all i smell in my car because of my fiance. He isnt aloud to smoke in the cars any more but i know he still is...because its nasty in there! then second comes the horse smell...which i dont mind...and he hates. lol
NicoleS11 is offline  
post #6 of 7 Old 01-13-2009, 08:02 PM
Green Broke
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Nebraska
Posts: 2,682
• Horses: 1
In the summer it does. I take my saddle from my house out to see the horses and then lock it and the saddle pad in while I go do something else. Then it's trapped in there when it's 100+ out and then all the horse sweat starts cooking and makes it really humid in there. I love the smell of horses, but horse sweat I could prolly deal without. Especially after it has cooked for long periods of time in my car
mlkarel2010 is offline  
post #7 of 7 Old 01-13-2009, 08:06 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 520
• Horses: 0
My car smells like a barn. I don't mind it at all. Luckily, I rarely take anyone out in my car.
wanderlust is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
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:
OR

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



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
uh-ohh! i smell skunk!! Salty_alydaR Other Pets 11 09-11-2008 09:51 AM
Ooo you smell sooo good Vidaloco Horse Talk 21 08-28-2008 08:34 PM
Whats that smell BluMagic General Off Topic Discussion 8 07-16-2008 02:22 PM
Thrush smell blossom856 Horse Health 1 04-22-2008 08:32 AM

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