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    01-13-2009, 03:29 PM
  #1
Foal
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.
     
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    01-13-2009, 03:32 PM
  #2
Green Broke
Hahahaha I know how you feel! I try really hard to not get my seats dirty, so I don't 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.
     
    01-13-2009, 03:35 PM
  #3
Weanling
Ohh, that's 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
     
    01-13-2009, 05:14 PM
  #4
Weanling
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.
     
    01-13-2009, 05:19 PM
  #5
Yearling
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 don't mind...and he hates. Lol
     
    01-13-2009, 09:02 PM
  #6
Green Broke
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 probably deal without. Especially after it has cooked for long periods of time in my car
     
    01-13-2009, 09:06 PM
  #7
Weanling
My car smells like a barn. I don't mind it at all. Luckily, I rarely take anyone out in my car.
     

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