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VanillaBean 05-09-2009 08:52 AM

Shampoo ?
 
Can you use human shampoo on a horse?
Thanks lol

nldiaz66 05-09-2009 09:26 AM

I do usually the cheap stuff.

StormyBlues 05-09-2009 10:17 AM

you can, but I don't

dreamrideredc 05-09-2009 10:24 AM

u can and when i use it i get the really sweet smelling stuff! lol:D

Spastic_Dove 05-09-2009 11:51 AM

You can. It is a good idea to do a spot test first though to see if your horse will have a reaction. Use a bit on her shoulder or something and rinse it then wait 24hrs and see if all looks normal.

Equine shampoos are BETTER for the horse but I have used suave on occasion.
Mane and Tail is really cheap and good for horses and people.

Whipple 05-09-2009 02:15 PM

If it's not made for animals/horses I would at least dilute it. Shampoos tend to be stronger then nessesary anyhow. Even on human heads.

I used to use mane & tail on my hair, far before I was around horses. I just liked it, and it was cheap. lol I've also used dog shampoo on my hair. :oops:

bama20a 05-10-2009 12:32 PM

Think about it.A horse stands outside in all kinds of weather,Has lived outside for hundreds of years,And you are worried about a reaction from Shampoo? Buy whats cheap & go at it.:wink:

StormyBlues 05-10-2009 06:15 PM

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Originally Posted by bama20a (Post 304600)
Think about it.A horse stands outside in all kinds of weather,Has lived outside for hundreds of years,And you are worried about a reaction from Shampoo? Buy whats cheap & go at it.:wink:

uh, last time I checked rain and snow don't have harsh chemicals in them

VanillaBean 05-10-2009 06:23 PM

Thanks guys just making sure there wasnt like a chemical in it that wil kill horses and not people! lol

bama20a 05-10-2009 06:52 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by StormyBlues (Post 304751)
uh, last time I checked rain and snow don't have harsh chemicals in them

Not so sure about that, Sure wouldn't want to drank the rain, or eat the snow these day's.LOL


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