Hot Oil treatment before show?

Discussion in 'Horse Showing and Events' started by Crusader, Nov 30, 2009.

  1. Crusader

    Crusader Well-known Member

    Do many people use hot oil treatments for their show prep?

    I was thinking of doing one for my pony before the show this weekend what oil do you use?
    I have seen that VO5 & Hishine get used.
    What do you recommend?
  2. mirawee

    mirawee Gold Member

    I use HiShine. I prefer using things that are made for animals if they are available.
  3. nannygoat

    nannygoat Gold Member

    Hi Shine for me. Fab stuff. I use it once a week, love to see my shiney ponies in the
  4. Crusader

    Crusader Well-known Member

    How much is Hishine? How much do you need to use?
  5. nannygoat

    nannygoat Gold Member

    Not too dear at all. I think I pay $35 big bottle and it last me many washes.
  6. Crusader

    Crusader Well-known Member

    Will have to have a look for it it says on their website that oakford stockfeeds are a stockist. Need it this week
  7. Remaani

    Remaani Guest

    Use to always use QV Oil (& it's great as we use to use it on my son's excema)...

    But this yr i won a large bottle of HiShine thanks to a sponsorship & am hooked! (plus it smells yummy! *#))

    Here is a few pics of my colt. I had him one week only so not enough time to get some topline on him or enough time for supplements to help his coat... but the HiShine helped his coat at least. :)
    He was bathed twice only (not the day before the show) with HiShine, once after clipping & again 2 days later.
    His coat prior to clipping & even after was dry & he had NO shine.

    Before clipping (well you can see his back, lol).


    Less than a week later. I think with time (coat supplements), his coat will be much better conditioned but LOVE the HiShine as it made a HUGE difference! :)*


  8. Elanda

    Elanda Gold Member

    Hi Shine......:)*

  9. dayna

    dayna Well-known Member

    Another vote for Hishine here. We will not use anything else. :)*
    Zophia gets a Hishine hot oil treatment regularly during the show season (not just for shows), it keeps her skin and coat in top condition.
  10. mistress72

    mistress72 Active Member

    You can order hishine from the website too, there is also new hishine products being developed at the moment. and its a WA product so even better. It feeds your horses coat and skin too so a big thumbs up from me.**)
  11. Excelsior Centerpiece

    Excelsior Centerpiece Well-known Member

    just try to avoid hot oiling the mane if you are planning to plait up bwahahahahahahahahahaha
    have heard many times ALOT of swearing when it comes to slippery silky shiny manes......
  12. Sharaway

    Sharaway Guest

    Hi Shine here also, great stuff, used to use V05 until I got on to HiShine. I order it online.
  13. Crusader

    Crusader Well-known Member

    Ta ladies - it looks like Hishine is the winner! Do like to support a WA business too :)

    I had a look on their website says they are not taking online orders at the moment cos they are upgrading their website :)
    Will try oakford stockfeeders today.
  14. Kaisi

    Kaisi Well-known Member

    Hi shine gets another big thumbs up for me! **)
    I use it for every show and in between to keep the coat nice.

    It makes the coat very shiney, but also soft and healthy too

    They also have this oil which grows back rubbed out mane.
    I've never seen anything like it! Pickles mane grew from nothing to plaitable in 2 weeks!

    They are great products! I really can't recommend them more :)
  15. dayna

    dayna Well-known Member

    Is that the HG serum? We have been using it on old scars and it has grown hair on them too. Magic stuff!!!! **)
  16. Kaisi

    Kaisi Well-known Member

    That's the stuff **)
    It's actually magic in a bottle!
  17. Serenity

    Serenity Well-known Member

    Where can I buy this HG serum from? Thanks:)

    Kaisi - Pickles just looks absolutely stunning in that photo!!!**)
  18. Kaisi

    Kaisi Well-known Member

    From PRW products -they are advertisers on here

    HG Serum
  19. amandasmith

    amandasmith Well-known Member

    I've never tried Hishine but after this thread I think I may have to try it. I read on their website that you can either leave it in or wash it off - what does everyone do - wash out or leave in?
  20. taeliesyn

    taeliesyn Well-known Member

    We mix up the oil in the water and sponge it on to ensure everywhere is covered, soak the tail and then excess is just poured over her. We are getting good at judging the amount of water/oil needed :)*

    Once we put the hot oil on that's it. Let it 'dry' though while she had her winter coat, we would let it soak for a while and then scrape the excess off.

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