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teddyboy 09-11-2009 02:51 PM

Dry Flaky MANE
 
My horse has a very dry flaky mane. Does anybody have any suggestions on how to treat this. ( part of his mane is gone he has been putting his head through the fence to eat the grass on the other side.:?

ClassicalRomantic 09-11-2009 02:59 PM

coconut oil is great for dry skin and for their hair you might want to try some of that!

dashygirl 09-13-2009 10:56 AM

I've also had great results with lavender oil. My mare had huge dandruff flakes coming off of her tail (like dime sized, it was scary!) and with a week treatment of putting the oil on daily her skin was back to normal!

Another suggestion is using dandruff shampoo.

jchunterjumper 09-15-2009 02:39 PM

i would use head and shoulders. After the winter and before the show season i always use it in my mares mane. it smells good too!


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