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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep. 23, 2003
    somewhere. out there.

    Default Sunscreen for dark coat?

    As the sun gets stronger, and the sheets and blankets come off, I was wondering if anyone had any great sunscreen products for dark coats. I have a lovely black bay who I'd like to keep from totally bleaching out if possible. But I don't like using fly or sun sheets since he's a big guy and I just think he'll be too hot. I do eventually go to night turnout, but we're at least a month away from that at this point.

    Recommendations welcome!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct. 14, 2005


    They don't work well enough to spend the money.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jun. 30, 2006
    Middle Tennessee


    Most effective sunscreen: SPF in-the-barn-during-the-day.
    Don't fall for a girl who fell for a horse just to be number two in her world... ~EFO

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  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jun. 8, 2011


    there is a spray called Suncoat that I used on one of our black horses. worked really well! and smells amazing- like sunflowers. i expected her to bleach out anyway(we are having some pretty gnarly sun this time of year here in Cali), but she is staying black!

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