When testing to see if your horse likes an essential oil you can try the following. After taking the top off of the bottle you can let your horse smell the essential oil, but be sure to hold the bottle firmly in your hand as you don’t want them grabbing the bottle and getting it in their mouth. The other way is to put a couple of drops in the palm of your hand then rub your hands together and let your horse smell you hand. If your horse turns their head or backs away this more than likely means the oil does not agree with them so don’t attempt to apply it on them.
The other thing I do is muscle testing as that will help me to determine which oil can be used on my horse. Keep in mind that not all essential oils can be applied on the nose and some oils must be mixed with a carrier oil before application.
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