Let’s Discuss: Liniment

In the past, I have used So No More liniment on Mabou aka Mr. Princess and the Pea with no adverse effects.  However, over the weekend after the pace I tried to use Absorbine Veterinary Liniment, thinking it would feel nice after the pounding of all the rather hard carriage roads and rocky trails.  After I applied a tiny bit my sensitive horse nearly fell down he was so crazed trying to stomp both his front legs at the same time.  I guess he hates the tingly feeling?  All of the other horses like it.  I have the liniment gel but now I am afraid to try it.

They look so innocent…..

Has anyone else had this problem?  Is my horse just weird?!

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6 thoughts on “Let’s Discuss: Liniment

    1. Heart of Hope, for what its worth, I used this exact liniment and liniment gel on my mare for years with no problems, so unless your horse is super sensitive like my TB, then you should be ok.

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    1. Tracy, I have also used the Vetrolin one on my prior horse with no problems. I am going to chalk this up as my horse being an incredibly delicate flower! After I couldn’t use the liniment gel on Mabou, I actually ended up bringing it home and my husband has used it on his knees!! LOL

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