Best way to wash off Swat ointment?

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  1. VermilionStrife

    VermilionStrife Senior Member

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    I’ve never had to use Swat before but my horse shredded his fly sheet and the new one arrives tomorrow. He was being eaten by flies with sores on his chest, hence the seat since sprays have done absolutely nothing. They’re about healed up now, but I have a show this weekend and I’m wondering if anyone has any tricks to washing that stuff off? It’s horrible! Lol any help is appreciated!
     
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    manesntails Senior Member

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    I use dawn dish soap on a face cloth, because I only use it on the nose, rub it in good with plenty of water, rinse and dry with a towel.
     
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    manesntails Senior Member

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    I use dawn dish soap on a face cloth, because I only use it on the nose, rub it in good with plenty of water, rinse and dry with a towel.
     
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    waresbear Senior Member

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    Any horse shampoo and warm water.
     
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    Kristal H Senior Member

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    Go Jo hand cleaner will take out and wax grease based stain. I also use Dawn with Oxy to remove yellow stains.
     
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    VermilionStrife Senior Member

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    Thanks! I don't know if I have anywhere local that sells gojo, but that's a really good idea. This stuff is horrible haha I'm only using it to keep the flies from keeping the sores open. They're closed up now and the sheet should be here today, according to Smartpak.
     
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    An auto part store or Walmart/(red Meyer should have it
     
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    VermilionStrife Senior Member

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    We have several small auto parts stores, but no walmart close enough to make it worth the drive. Thing is I don't want a huge jug of it. Haha so hopefully they sell in smaller quantities.
     
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    normally they come in like a quart container too, I know my family farm and home had some a couple months ago so it is worth a try to look there
     
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