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Frugal Living website:
Vinegar for Horses
Pets and Animals Tip
From Pat Veretto, Your Guide to Frugal Living.
Using vinegar to keep your horse healthy and comfortable
Vinegar contains nutrients needed for horses and other animals as
well as humans and according to "Apple Vinegar".com, "No
known pathogens can survive in raw apple vinegar."
As a feed additive and an external grooming aid, the cost of apple
cider vinegar can't be beat.
A reader wrote this: "I feed vinegar to my horses to keep the
flies away. I pour 1/4 cup of Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar on their grain once a day
and it really keeps the flies away from them! They seem to like it,
Then another one added this:
"Add approximately 5 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar to your
horse's oats morning and evening to dramatically reduce fly bites. We
have a Quarterhorse who was literally covered in welts from fly bites.
After starting on the vinegar, the bites disappeared and were kept under
control for the remainder of the season."
And yet another reader said this:
"For reducing swelling on a horse (or any animal), wrap the leg
in a rag soaked in apple cider vinegar. Wrap in plastic and then bandage to hold it in place - leave on for
4 or more hours. And, finally: Vinegar in the horse feed is also said help with breathing
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