Can you use Essential Oils for Horse Care? Horses tolerate oils well. However, despite their size, horses are sensitive. Use the same dosage for a horse as for an adult human – less for pregnant mares, Shetlands, and toy breeds. You should always consult your veterinarian before using essential oils for your horses.
- Use the coronary band for foot applications.
- Essential oils do no build up in the systems like drugs to; reply as needed.
- Avoid getting oils in eyes; flush with milk if needed.
Can you use Essential Oils for Horse Care?
Frankincense – Colitis, Inflammation, Insect/Snake Bites, Scarring, Tumors, Warts
Helichrysum – Bleeding, Liver Issues, Nerve Damage, Would Care
Lavender – Abscesses, Allergies, Burns, Conjunctivitis, Inflammation, Vertigo, Wound Care
Lemon – Immune Boost, Lymph Function, Hoof Strength
Melaleuca – Colds, Hoof Rot, Lice, Mites, Rain Rot, Ringworm, Wound Care
Oregano – Bronchitis, Colds, Hoof Rot, Ringworm
Peppermint – Heatstroke, Inflammation, Muscle Pain
Cool-down Mist: In a 16 oz spray bottle, put 6-8 drops of Peppermint and fill the remainder of the bottle with distilled water. Spray horse, avoiding the eyes. Reapply as necessary.
Flies/Mosquitoes/Bots: Mist: In a 16 oz spray bottle, put 6-8 drops of Lemongrass and then fill the remainder of the bottle with distilled water. Lightly spray horse, avoiding eyes. Reapply as needed for prevention.
Sore Muscle Brace/Competition Brace Oil: In a 4 oz bottle, put 20 drops Lemongrass, 20 drops Frankincense and 10 drops Thyme. Fill the remaining space with carrier oil. Spray or rub down; wrap as usual.
More Essential Oils Posts:
Disclosure: We are NOT providing medical advice. Always consult your Veterinarian for medical treatment. The advice shared in this page has not been evaluated by the FDA. The products and methods recommended are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease, nor is it intended to replace proper medical help.