Boil three or four handfuls of walnut leaves in a gallon of water, and before the horse goes out in the morning, bathe with it.
Source: Valuable Receipts, J.M. PrescottFiled under Remedy | Tags: flies, fly, horse, horses, leaves, prescott, walnut, walnut leaves | Comment (0)
Take one pint of lard-oil; half a pound of stone-pitch; half a pound of resin; half a pound of beeswax, and half a pound of beef-tallow. Boil together for half an hour, skim off the scum, pour the liquid into cups. When needed, it must be spread upon coarse cotton cloth, or kid (the latter is best), and applied to the sprain or bruise. It will give quick relief, as it entirely excludes the air. One or two plasters of it will cure the worst case. It acts like splints on a sprained ankle or wrist. It is also good for cattle, horses, or dogs in all cases of injury.
Source: Audel’s Household Helps, Hints and ReceiptsFiled under Remedy | Tags: ankle, audel, beef-tallow, beeswax, bruise, bruises, cattle, cotton, dog, horse, kid, lard, lard-oil, pitch, plaster, plasters, resin, rosin, splint, splints, sprain, sprains, stone-pitch, tallow, wax, wrist | Comment (0)
Coat the hoofs once a week with an ointment consisting of equal parts of soap fat, yellow wax, linseed oil, Venice turpentine, and Norway tar; melt the wax separately before mixing.
Source: The Unrivalled Cook-Book and Housekeeper’s Guide, Mrs WashingtonFiled under Remedy | Tags: fat, feet, foot, hoof, hoofs, hooves, horse, horses, linseed, linseed oil, norway tar, soap, tar, turpentine, venice turpentine, washington, wax, yellow wax | Comment (0)