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Free Your Horses of Flies Naturally

Friday, September 30th, 2016

FlyAway Garlic Treatment

Flies love to torment a horse, and if you spend a few minutes watching it you will clearly see this for yourself. Their mane will constantly flutter, the tail swooshing back and forth, the forever twitching body parts. Before you know it, the horses are doing a little dance just to keep the pestering flies away. Thankfully, there is a natural way to keep those annoying bugs away and also help promote a horse’s health in the process.

Fly Away Garlic
is an equine health supplement that will help you ward off these flies for good. All you do is mix it in with their grain at feeding time, and let the work begin. The supplement gets into the horse’s system, and eventually ends up as a substance in their piles that prevents the attraction of flies. The scent will also be absorbed in their body to potentially keep the pests from landing on them so much. I knew garlic kept vampires away, but I never knew it was a natural bug-be-gone too. What is great about this product is that it also gives your horse the benefits of garlic, such as supporting healthy immune and respiratory systems. With the antiviral, antifungal and antibacterial properties, it also gives you added protection against common diseases carried by nature’s other pests, the mosquito.

However, Be careful with this product as some people report that extensive use of garlic in performance horses can lead to anemia. Please check with your veterinarian and/or do more research on using garlic in horses before using.

Originally posted 2008-06-27 00:20:59.

Organic Horse Shampoo

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Organic Horse Shampoo
Vermont Soap Equine Magic Organic Horse Shampoo from Vermont Soap

Equine Magic is the first certified organic Horse Shampoo. Vermont Soap websites states that: “Specially formulated from certified organic vegetable oils and plant botanicals to leave your horse’s coat, mane and tail clean and glossy. Equine Magic is safe and nontoxic, and is made without artificial foaming boosters, synthetic preservatives, dyes or perfumes. Natural essential oils including tea tree and citriodora are added to repel insects and fungus infections.”

Originally posted 2007-04-04 21:15:16.

Organic Horse Treats

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

Organic Horse Treats
Many Organic Horse treats from Potager Farms – see site for ordering and pricing info

These treats look good enough for both the horse and owner. They offer 10 different flavors such as Apple, Nectarine, Apricot, and Carrot. Artfully made with quality and often organic and other healthy ingredients. They grow many items on their farm such as their carrot treat offering which their website describes, “… we only use flavorful heirloom Organic Orange Chantenay Carrot from our own fields here at the farm…when we produce our Carrot flavor horse cookies.”