home-made show sheen recipes?

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  1. CJ

    CJ Senior Member

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    Heads up :loveflag: Old thread, but even so ..
    Secret formula, and absolutely, Pepsi will Attract Dust :wink:
    As for coat- safe show spray Pledge polish used to be very popular; you could often catch a whiff of it at a show. Its basically a benign mix of lemon oil and beeswax,which waxes and shines without harsh silicones or chemicals. The caveat was to Not use it on the saddle area or the coat could get slick enough to cause slippage.
    And it comes in a trigger bottle, which eliminates the aerosol hissy-fit so many horses have.
    It was in my show box, Raps coat never suffered from using it.
     
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  2. Tana.love04

    Tana.love04 Full Member

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    I use coconut oil melted in a spray bottle or MTG in a spray bottle, there plenty of others that could be made or used but these are my favorites.
     
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    kb1gra Senior Member

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    MTG smells like old bacon. Do you really use it as a shine spray?
     
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    bobo and horses Senior Member

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    How do you keep the coconut oil from hardening in the spray bottle?
     
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    It may not smell great but it is real shiny and it is also a super great conditioner for mane and tail. I mean MTG stands for mane tail groom so... And I haven't tried it but you could probably put some essential oils in it to make it smell better. Essential oils are very powerful and could probably, easily overpower that old bacon smell.
     
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    I suppose this one would be for if you don't have an air conditioned tack room or anything like that. So basically it's for the summer where it is hot enough to keep the coconut from melting. Coconut oil has a really low melting point so it won't take much.
     

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