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  1. #1
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    Default SHOO TAGS.....any experience?

    Does anyone have any experience with these?


    http://thehealingbarn.com/newthb/equ...nsect-control/

    Thanks

    Mike



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    As I've said many times before - I have SUCKER branded on my forehead -and yes, I did try them - and no, they did not work, fell out, did not lay the correct way. (unless there is an even better majical formula these days).
    Proud member of People Who Hate to Kill Wildlife clique



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    My friend and I both tried them. Did not work for either of us.



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    Wait, wait, wait...I assumed these were like cattle ear tags with some sort of built in insecticide, but then I found the website for them and they talk about a magnetic strip creating some sort of barrier field? Are you kidding me?

    Someone page Deltawave, because I think their website would have her just die of laughter



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    So you would have to have three of these things hanging off your horse to protect them?



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    My TRAINER gave me one to try on Miss Mare when she was being horribly bothered by black bombers and regular flys. The only thing it did was annoy her by tickling her neck. She scraped it off within a week!



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    I tried them a few years ago when I got them on sale at Equine Affaire. They did nothing at all and were a pain in the butt to try to keep in. I gave up after a couple weeks.



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    I'm surprised they're still in business. My friend called the company to complain and they said we weren't doing it right. Lol uh, riiiight. We followed the directions to the letter. I've never heard of anybody they worked for.



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    If it sounds too good to be true...it probably is.

    Thanks for the input guys, and girls.

    Guess the only thing that goes "shoo" is your money!
    Some riders change their horse, they change their saddle, they change their teacher; they never change themselves.



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    Yabut - you guys - did you put them on CORRECTLY?? The majic only happens then...

    I got my money back, tho. and the store no longer sells them.
    Proud member of People Who Hate to Kill Wildlife clique



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    I have an idea! You can do this FOR FREE!

    You know all those cards in your wallet with a magnetic strip on the back? That's all this is! Now, we all know hanging your credit card off your horse is a bad idea--imagine all of the online ordering for treats and likits. But a grocery store card is pretty safe. So hit up your local store, pick up a couple store discount cards and tie them to your horse. You must make sure the magnetic strip is facing the horse!

    Give it 36-48 hours for the majickal energy field to develop and voila! Just as effective (not at all), but you save $30!!




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    We only bought them because they had a money back guarantee. Unfortunately when we said they didn't work, there were all kinds of clauses and hoops we didn't know about, so...we got scammed



  13. #13
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    Thanks for the replies.........I'm always sceptical of the claims these "companies" make, so I really appreciate your frank feedback.

    Mike



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