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manca 07-07-2011 07:30 AM

Using baby shampoo for a horse?
 
Just wondering if this is a bad idea?

Alwaysbehind 07-07-2011 07:47 AM

I will ask a question right back, why would it be?

Baby shampoo is very mild so there is no problem using it on your horse. Lots of people use human shampoos for bathing their horse.

manca 07-07-2011 08:15 AM

Great :D
I wasn't sure if it could do any harm, so I thought it's better I ask before trying.
They are cheaper and they smell very good to me :)

Alwaysbehind 07-07-2011 08:32 AM

Cheaper is why so many people use human shampoo.

Baby shampoo does smell good!

nicole25 07-07-2011 09:40 AM

I never even thought of this before! Thanks for the question/great tip!

musicalmarie1 07-07-2011 09:51 AM

Honestly, I've always used Suave shampoos. Cheap, and I can get the apple smell, which I find ironic on a horse. None of my horses have had an allergic reaction to it (though my dog did, so I know to keep a close eye when using people shampoo on animals).

AnnaT 07-07-2011 10:39 AM

I have always used Johnsons Baby Shampoo, smells nice and is mild. Even I can use it and I'm allergic to shampoo or something.

midnighthighway 07-07-2011 11:21 PM

I use it :) on my horses face when she gets it all gross before shows. and it smells good too.

Courtney 07-08-2011 03:40 PM

We used to use baby shampoo on the racehorses. It was on those afternoons that the boss would wander in and find every single one of us in a horse's stall, with our noses pressed against their necks and inhaling for all we were worth. He used to joke about our "drug habit".

sierrams1123 07-11-2011 05:04 PM

I LOVE USING DOVE!!! it even makes their sweat smell good :) and Old Spice Swagger body wash for our boys who do not want to smell like a girl! HELLO gotta watch out for them they want to smell good for the ladies :) those two are my favorites :)


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