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Re: remedies for girth galls

I think draft horses used to have shoulders (under the collar areas)  washed
with warm salt water when started to work in the spring.

There may have been something like a solution of alum and vinegar???

Surely there is someone older than me who knows about these??

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Sent: Wednesday, June 20, 2001 9:38 AM
Subject: RC: remedies for girth galls

> Cindy Collins
> After reading all of the problems XP 2001 riders are having with saddle
> sores and girth galls, I've been trying to remember an old remedy for
> toughing up the skin in those areas.  No luck with my memory...does anyone
> out there recall.  It's something you put on the skin to toughen it
> ahead...Not a cure for after the fact.  Cindy  <>
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