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    Bathing Products

    I've kind of gotten in a rut with bathing products. I feel like I have tried a good amount and haven't loved but one of them... Vetrolin Bath for the body and people Infusium shampoo and conditioner for mane and tail.

    What do you all like?

    Henry (House of Fortuny) 7 yr old OTTB

    Best shampoo for any "crud" that you might get on the cannon bones/pasterns/heels. Smells great too!

    Espana Silk Antiseptic/Healing Shampoo

    I still haven't found a conditioner I *love* for my girl's tail, I don't want to use anything with silicone. For now I've been using the Espana conditioner, but I want something a bit thicker. Maybe I'll just go to coconut oil? Ha.
    Reasons I'm crazy, #37: I went out shopping for a pony and came home with a 17hh OTTB
    ~~Member of the TB's Rule Clique ~~


      I personally love ezall. No wetting, no scrubbing. If you have whites like all my horses, you will need something else to scrub them. But you can't beat it for day in/day out washing.


        A friend of mine in the reining world swears by PremierEquineProducts and their shampoo and rose conditioner.

        I haven't used my order yet, but it smells amazing, and her horses always look phenomenal. She swears it keeps stains from having a prayer, and manes and tails grow like crazy (reiners and their manes! )
        I am not allowed to look at breeding stock.
        Or babies. Or CANTER, et al.

        ESPECIALLY not CANTER, et al.


          Cowboy Magic Rosewater Conditioner!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

          I swear by that stuff. Ok, not really... but it is pretty darn good.
          Tack Cleaning/All-Things-Tack nut
          ~DQ wanna-be~


            Cowboy Magic Detangle and Shine is an excellant mane/tail conditioner, smells nice, and has no silicone.


              I use the vetrolin bath and jeffers shampoo. Cheap and keeps them shiny. I also love ivory soap. Conditioner is everything that is on sale on the supermarket.
              I am on my phone 90% of the time. Please ignore typos, misplaced lower case letters, and the random word butchered by autocowreck.


                I've always used Orvus, my chestnut mare looks almost metallic after her baths. I've heard mixed reviews on it, but I've used it for somewhere around 20 years and have always liked the results! Conditioners - Cowboy Magic usually, or a spray-on/leave-in. Not too picky on conditioners.


                  If it ain't broke, don't fix it. I like Vetrolin for bodies, Ivory for socks, Finish Line's tea tree and aloe shampoo for pre-emptive beating back of leg crud, and Suave conditioner for tails. I don't think I've changed this rotation in a few years (I think that's when I was introduced to the tea tree shampoo.) Occasionally, if I remember I have it, I'll use QuikSilver for chrome.

                  All that said, I do like liquid Castile soap a bit better than Ivory for socks. It's what they use for the Budweiser Clydesdales, so you know it works! I find it to be less drying if you're scrubbing every day. However, when I say "I find it," I'm being disingenuous. I have a hard time finding the stuff in a store.
                  "I'm not always sarcastic. Sometimes I'm asleep." - Harry Dresden


                    Suave. About a buck. Works just dandy and comes in lots of "flavors".

                    For conditioner, cheap works OK, but I prefer the more premium types for those long ASB tails. I found some John Frieda in a bargain bin- works great!


                      Orvis for getting out the really scrungy dirt, Mane & Tail shamppo and Conditioner for maintenance. I can get M&T about $2 cheaper at the grocery store than any horsey place.

                      I have a Haflinger - I have tried just about every product out there. Our mantra is Wash Rinse Repeat Condition!
                      Last edited by Golden Pony; Sep. 6, 2013, 06:52 AM. Reason: sp


                        Ivory Shampoo and Suave Conditioner for Manes and Tails - I leave a small amount of the conditioner in and it makes them nice and slick and smooth.


                          I LOVE perk a poo. LOVE. My husband got me hooked on it and brings a gallon home all the time.

                          I still use suave for the tail, though lol


                            Lucky Braids
                            Proud and achy member of the Eventing Grannies clique.


                              Lucky Braids!!!


                                Love me lucky braids shampoo. I switch between that and vetrolin cuz I LUV the smell of vetrolin.


                                  Just a quick plug for Corona shampoo. My absolute fav. Infusium for conditioner.
                                  If we have to nail on talent, it's not talent.
                                  Founder, Higher Standards Leather Care Addicts Anonymous


                                    recently started using this and really like it. Smells wonderful, does not make my hands feel like leather (my standard measure for "how drying is it?"). AND, not expensive.
                                    Vetrolin when they are hot and sweaty having worked hard. Suave for tails etc. Ethnic hair conditioners for really conditioning the tail - especially the olive oil "masks".


                                      Vetrolin. Easy to rinse, and makes them shiny!


                                        I bought some herbal essence that had argan oil in it (i just bought it cuz it smelled good and was the cheapest at walgreens... I only had $5 on me! It was a small bottle) but my chestnut is incredibly shiny after his bath. I mean gleaming head to tail to toe! At the time I had no idea what argan oil was.... after seeing how fabulous he looked, I googled it. Im guessing that is what the culprit to the gleam is!

                                        After using it, his tail is so light and fluffy and easy to comb out!!! His sock is also very white. I just cant stop staring at him and watching him dry in the sun and seeing how coppery he looks! 8)
                                        Clancy 17hh chestnut Dutch WB, '99. Owned and loved since '04 and still goin'!