Every pet owner worries about giving their animal potentially harmful products containing chemicals or silicones, just like every parent worries about giving harmful products to their child. Being a sasquatch, Izzit is always looking for ways to take care of his fellow animals, one of his favorites being the horse. Izzit always fantasized about owning a pony growing up, although his parents forbid it. So, you can imagine how excited Izzit was to find these 5 eco horse products from Ecolicious Equestrian. Not only are these products 100% free of harmful chemicals, they’re packaged in biodegradable bottles made of recycled materials; protecting your equine friend and the environment in one easy step.
1. Leave Me Be All Natural Fly Spray
You wouldn’t spray harmful chemicals on yourself, so why spray them on your horse? Anyone who has spent a summer at the barn knows just how pesky flies and other barn bugs can be. Most fly sprays are made with dangerous chemicals that can burn, sting, and irritate both your skin and that of your horse.
Leave Me Be is an all-natural, chemical-free option. Repelling flies, mosquitoes, fleas, and ticks, this spray is the ultimate bug-buster. Working together, citronella, lemon, eucalyptus, peppermint and cedar wood repel any combination of pesky bugs you might encounter. Like many of their other products, Ecolicious’s Leave Me Be heals and nourishes your horse’s skin and coat. cedar wood and tea tree oils promote healthy hair growth without dandruff. This one bottle of fly spray can do all that! Plus, it smells good too. Leave Me Be is chemical and toxin-free, and is safe enough for your horse’s sensitive areas and your own skin. Flies and other barn bugs will disappear.
Cracked or unhealthy hooves can lead to many problems for any horse. Ecolicious Equestrian’s Hoof Therapy has organic ingredients such as olive oil, hemp, and apricot kernel to promote natural and healthy hoof growth. Hooves are moisturized and frogs are strengthened. This product is made with burdock root extract, which eliminates fungi while healing abscesses, cracks and heels.
3. Blinded By White Total Body Whitening Treatment
Any seasoned equestrian knows that having a clean, stain-free horse is essential for the show ring. There’s an old saying around the barn that a dirty horse is a happy horse, but Izzit knows that all that dirt and grime isn’t good for his friends.
Ecolicious Equestrian’s whitening shampoo is an excellent alternative to traditional, non-organic brands. Brown, yellow, and green stains be gone! Just as some use lemon juice to lighten their hair, the lemon extracts and glycerin in this shampoo work to lighten stains and leave your horse’s coat glistening white. Plus, this shampoo is a great multitasker! Not only does it whiten, but it brings out the color of the coat and conditions as well. The natural ingredients also help reverse some of the little skin issues your horse may have, and the shampoo also works to repel flies.
4. Comfort Me Soothing & Healing Balm
No horse enjoys rain rot, scratches, ringworm or girth itch. Comfort Me from Ecolicious is made with anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory ingredients like lavender oil and myrrh to treat all of this and more. Apply to any cut or irritation on your horse and let the natural ingredients work to heal and protect their skin. Cocoa butter and green tea extract prevent further irritation. You can even borrow this from your horse to treat your own cuts or scrapes. Just don’t tell them, they might be jealous.
5. De-Stress Intensive Restructuring & Detangling Product
A tangled mane or tail can be a pain to brush, braid, or wash. Knots, dandruff, or scraggly manes and tails can be fixed with De-Stress. It detangles, regenerates, and conditions. Tea tree oil reverses dandruff, while organic hemp oil, soybean, apricot and coconut moisturize a dry scalp. Rosemary extract expedites the growth of fuller, longer, and more beautiful manes and tails. Coconut oil leaves hair smoother and shinier. With a shiny, full, gorgeous mane and tail, your horse will be the talk of the barn. Everyone will want to know your secret to a show-winning look. And lucky for you, this is just one more product that you can borrow from your horse!
If you need a natural, chemical-free way to care for your horse, make sure to try these products and the many other items that Ecolicious Equestrian has to offer. Izzit approves of these products as safe alternatives for his friend the horse.
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