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    01-31-2012, 03:35 PM
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Trained
Aromatherapy--anybody here use it?

I watched a recent episode of "The Horse Show" and Rick Lamb had an interview with trainer Mary Midkiff, who trains with and sells aromatherapy oils. I had to DVR it bc when my gelding threw me and broke my arm in 2004, DH couldn't load him in our trailer, but, fortunately, there was a guy on site who used aromatherapy at his stable, and he used this to coax our horse inside the trailer. DH remembered he used "something lavendar"--I'm the wrangler, but I was doped up getting my broken arm attended to at a local clinic and couldn't help.
I hadn't seen any threads about this, but I am intrigued with the idea of massaging with these oils to relax and focus the horse. What do you all know about it?
     
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    02-13-2012, 08:43 PM
  #2
Foal
Yes, I use lavender. I will usually put lavender lotion on my hands arms,and face area as my horse likes to nuzzle me there. There is also a lavender mussel oil, I have purchased off the Internet. I just goggeled it. My horse seems to enjoy it very much.
     
    02-13-2012, 08:45 PM
  #3
Weanling
I use lavender on a nose roll with nervous horses. When I take the halter off, the horse still smells pretty
Mollysue likes this.
     
    02-13-2012, 09:22 PM
  #4
Foal
Sounds good! Any other ideas?
     
    02-14-2012, 09:05 PM
  #5
Trained
I use lavender at work, but its for dogs not horses !
     
    02-15-2012, 10:23 AM
  #6
Foal
I actually bought some that was called lavender mussel oil for horses . I can't remember company but if you google it it comes up. Maybe they are just selling me a bill of goods. Mollysue
     

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