Second different "Game" (great non horsey things) for horses

horseandgoatmom

Well-Known Member
Dec 3, 2014
7,804
8,482
113
66
Rhode Island,New england
The first game is going really well.

This one is what have you gotten that had a totally "non horsey" use that turned out to be
great at the barn - with the horse- riding etc etc. so it became "horsey"

Here goes
I got some really great large tote bags at Xmas Tree Shops. for $1.00

I cut the sides and they make super hay slings to carry flakes of hay:D;)

1019150742.jpg

1019150742b.jpg
 

Bodshi

Well-Known Member
Apr 23, 2009
7,220
4,222
113
Yorkshire
I use human conditioner - alberto balsam pink stuff. It smells like raspberries and everyone remarks how nice Raf smells when I've washed his tail. I don't expect he feels the same way. I don't even condition my own hair very much, but I always condition Raf's tail/mane after a wash.
 
  • Like
Reactions: horseandgoatmom

Flipo's Mum

Heavy owner of a Heavy
Aug 17, 2009
9,616
1,493
113
Perthshire, Scotland
My padlock cosy! Made from an insulated lunch bag to keep my padlock on the gate from freezing in winter.
Treat bag for clicker training with dogs, clipped on my saddle to carry treats for Flipo.
Car sponge to help wash a horse who hates hoses near his neck.
Rubber grip shelving on numnah to help grip on round horse.
Vinegar and mouthwash for cleaning very dirty sheaths.
 
  • Like
Reactions: horseandgoatmom

domane

Gracie's mum
Jul 31, 2005
15,835
5,707
113
Baby potties from the Pound shop make great "pole pods".

Sudocreme (baby nappy cream) contains benzyl benzoate so my two love a dollop being rubbed inside their ears to stop biting insects.

Builder's bag for heaving hay and straw where a barrow won't go.

Dustbins as feed bins

Dead deep freezer for anti-rodent storage of feed and/or rugs.
 
  • Like
Reactions: horseandgoatmom

Trewsers

Well-Known Member
Oct 13, 2004
54,773
15,713
113
52
On an island
Sudocreme - I always have loads of that and it seems to have so many uses around them.
Sainsburys Basics range kitchen scissors - they live in my tack room and I use them a lot for cutting bailer twine, trimming tails and all manner of chopping..........
 
  • Like
Reactions: horseandgoatmom

horseandgoatmom

Well-Known Member
Dec 3, 2014
7,804
8,482
113
66
Rhode Island,New england
Its funny on the human shampoo and conditioner wiich makes a lot of sense.

Here they sell " Mane and tail" a HORSE shampoo and conditioner for People to use:rolleyes: its in a lot of stores :p
And the same stuff you buy for horses- same package even.
 

Cremola Foam

Well-Known Member
Jan 11, 2005
991
865
93
Scotland
Head and shoulders shampoo, great for greys or grey bits.

Baby oil, to stop mud sticking to tail/feathers (and in Peds case, hocks!)

Baby wipes, to clean eyes/nostrils/sheaths (and hands!)
 
  • Like
Reactions: horseandgoatmom

horseandgoatmom

Well-Known Member
Dec 3, 2014
7,804
8,482
113
66
Rhode Island,New england
Jessey- here is some of the "tree" rope
Its not quite as thick as some of the marine rope but has nice weight to it and good choice of colors
DSC02793.JPG
DSC02794.JPG
That one red white and blue one right in the center is hardware/ home store rope
Its too light and airy did not work all that great - but at the time a few years ago I wanted red/white/blue for the 4th of july
and did not know about "tree" rope
I have since made a set with the "tree" rope on the left.
 

horseandgoatmom

Well-Known Member
Dec 3, 2014
7,804
8,482
113
66
Rhode Island,New england
Wet floor signs and holiday chair back covers.
I got some wet floor signs and they will work good for different things similar to cones
but they are perfect fit for the Holiday chair back covers!..

here is the Naked sign= I can mask out the center and spray it to get rid of the writing later on.

1103151407a.jpg

here is a holiday chair back cover over top

1103151407.jpg

It fits much better than trying to put them on a bucket
232323232fp43347-nu=3666-492-;-6-2757492-;7236ot1lsi.jpg

Holiday door people
work great in place of cones as well
These happen to be summer beachy people
232323232fp93232-ydnjthgqubwsnrcgu43-9-nu=3--7-;52-434-2;98;52525236ot1lsi.jpg
Car wash barrels cut in half are super cavaletti and beach umbrellas are fun as well
 
Similar threads
Thread starter Title Forum Replies Date
P Potential second horse. Tell me I'm being stupid ... Cafe 12
C Second competition! Competing 0
L Our second outing :) Competing 5
Star the Fell Has anyone brought a second adult dog into their home? Cats, Dogs and other Animals 6
domane Second Games Practise..... :( Cafe 10
domane We came second..... Cafe 17
Wally Poor Snati, second fit. Cafe 7
Wally second batch of soap. Cafe 17
Jane&Ziggy Second hand harness, pictures Tack & Saddlery 35
Wally First day second season together. Cafe 7
LokiSofi Been away for a few weeks after being let down again on second pony. But now I finally have one.... Cafe 18
R Our second drive and Did we do the right thing ? Other Disciplines 11
domane Second Fun Ride....... and.... Cafe 12
OwnedbyChanter second attempt at affiliated dressage this morning Competing 3
sjp1 Getting a Second Horse Cafe 19
WeeBarraxO Mr Reds second jumping lesson Cafe 1
Flipo's Mum Second Hand Riding Hats Cafe 19
Rubic Second job... do you think it is do-able? Cafe 17
Native Lover Lunans second ridden show( now with*pics*) Competing 10
notpoodle Today Appley won a RED ROSETTE for the second time :) Adults who ride Ponies 4
Vicki100 Brandys Second week at the training yard....Bittersweet Moment. Training of the Horse and Rider 20
Trewsers A second successful ride Cafe 7
Shetlander Anybody run a 4x4 as a second car? Transport and Travelling 25
notpoodle Our second attempt at stressage Adults who ride Ponies 12
diplomaticandtactful Second Christmas Present this time from Rosie Cafe 21
Ale Second lost shoe in a week! Horse Care 6
sjp1 Our Second Solo Ride! Confidence Club 2
J Ideal saddle second hand Tack & Saddlery 12
G Second fall confidence shattered!!! Confidence Club 20
D Second hack on the coblet!! *pics* Cafe 21
bitsnpieces Horsebox booked for second show of 2012! Competing 0
Joyscarer I'm having second thoughts about barefoot Hoof Care 10
ladywiththebaby Tango's second opinion Veterinary,Injuries and Therapies 49
WeeBarraxO Second day with my ponio **PHOTOS** Cafe 17
S Celebrating second low worm count results! Horse Care 1
Wally Second day and they almost have it! Cafe 6
LunaRose Cindys second chance. Members Diaries 10
raingodz Second dressage win Cafe 9
T second hand saddle, advice needed Tack & Saddlery 8
pepsimaxrock Mary King! First and second at Rolex Kentucky Cafe 2
raingodz second try at indoor jumping Competing 1
R Would you buy a second hand Suberpad ? Tack & Saddlery 10
C Second cut hay Metabolic 2
Ratface I Can Do Sitting Trot after second attempt!! Older Riders 16
Monika Second hand freeform saddle. Tack & Saddlery 6
sjp1 Update on our Second NH Lesson! Training of the Horse and Rider 4
eventerbabe new or second hand? Transport and Travelling 16
tiga Second go at Dressage - video Competing 7
Nicnac Second time cantering out hacking ever on Tia - sooo bouncy! Any tips? Training of the Horse and Rider 2
trieste Panda's second Jump Cross comp Competing 13

Similar threads

newrider.com