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24 shampoos that will get your horse sparkling – because he’s worth it!


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  • Keeping our horses looking – and feeling – their best is important to every horse owner, and using one of the best horse shampoos is a great place to start. Whether your horse is grey or bay, unusually attracted to mud or has sensitive skin, there is a shampoo out there for him. You’ll find whitening and brightening shampoos, specific stain-removing options, gentle formulas and shampoos with all-natural ingredients – there is a lot to choose from.

    Here is a round up of the best horse shampoos on the market…

    Absorbine ShowSheen 2-in-1 horse shampoo and conditioner

    Absorbine ShowSheen 2-in-1 shampoo and conditioner

    Sizes: 591ml | RRP: £11.49

    This gentle formula deep cleans and conditions hair in one easy step. It contains pro vitamins to help nourish the skin and strengthen hair without the use of harsh chemicals. It has a targeted application cap and safety lid to prevent any spillages. 

    More info at absorbine.co.uk
    In the UK? View at amazon.co.uk
    In the US? View at chewy.com

    Carr & Day & Martin Gallop stain-removing horse shampoo

    Carr & Day & Martin Gallop stain-removing shampoo

    Sizes: 500ml | RRP: £8.10

    This concentrated, purple formula has powerful stain removing properties to enable you to remove the most stubborn and ingrained grass and stable stains. Ideal for light coloured horses and problem areas such as knees and hocks. 

    More info at carrdaymartin.co.uk
    In the UK? View at viovet.co.uk
    In the US? View at us.sportsdirect.com

    Cavalor Equiwash horse shampoo

    Cavalor Equiwash

    Sizes: 500ml, 2l | RRP: £16 for 500ml

    This highly concentrated, mild, pH-neutral shampoo is infused with vitamin B5 and glycerine to revitalise and hydrate. Bottle lasts approximately 25 washes. 

    More info at cavalordirect.co.uk
    In the UK? View at viovet.co.uk
    In the US? View at chewy.com

    Cowboy Magic Shine In Yellowout horse shampoo

    Cowboy Magic Shine In Yellowout

    Sizes: 16oz, 32oz | RRP: £12 for 16oz

    This stain-removing shampoo neutralises yellow stains and brightens hair of all colours. It doesn’t contain any bleaches or peroxides but instead uses optical brighteners.

    More info at equineman.com
    In the UK? View at viovet.co.uk
    In the US? View at chewy.com

    Equiform Nutrition Equifoam horse shampoo

    Equiform Nutrition Equifoam

    Sizes: 1.5kg | RRP: £25.20

    A refreshing shampoo with a unique foaming formulation. The mild cleansing action of natural coconut extracts gently removes dirt, sweat and grease.

    View at equiformnutrition.co.uk

    Equine America whitening horse shampoo

    Equine America whitening shampoo

    Sizes: 1l | RRP: £11.55

    This shampoo contains charcoal violet, argan oil and coconut cleansers that naturally whiten and brighten the coat.  

    More info at equine-america.co.uk
    In the UK? View at sportsdirect.com

    Fouganza Stain Remover horse shampoo

    Fouganza Stain Remover shampoo

    Sizes: 500ml | RRP: £4.99

    This pH neutral shampoo is rapidly dissolves dirt, lightens stains from urine, manure, and mud.

    View at decathlon.co.uk

    HorseHealth Brite Whites horse shampoo

    HorseHealth Brite Whites shampoo

    Sizes: 500ml, 1l, 4l | RRP: £11.50 for 500ml

    This can be used neat on stains or diluted as normal shampoo. It’s ideal for greys, coloureds and those dirty white socks.

    More info at lemieuxproducts.com
    In the UK? View at viovet.co.uk

    Hy Equestrian Magic Sparkle 2-in-1 shampoo and conditioner

    Hy Equestrian Magic Sparkle 2-in-1 shampoo and conditioner

    Sizes: 500ml, 5l | RRP: £8.99 for 500ml

    This two-in-one shampoo and conditioner includes vitamin B5 to help internally strengthen the hair and repair damage.

    View at viovet.co.uk

    Leovet 5-Star Biotin body wash

    Leovet 5-Star Biotin body wash

    Sizes: 500ml | RRP: £10.75

    This silicone-free body wash strengthens the hair structure and roots. It’s described as having a fast-cleaning effect that leaves skin healthy and hair shiny.

    More info at leovet.de
    In the UK? View at viovet.co.uk

    NAF Show Off horse shampoo

    NAF Show Off

    Sizes: 500ml, 2l | RRP: £8.99 for 500ml

    This shampoo is described as providing a deeper clean for a brighter shine, while smelling wonderful. This NAF shampoo scored 8/10 as part of our independent testing scheme. Read the full review.

    More info at naf-equine.eu/uk
    In the UK? View at viovet.co.uk
    In the US? View at us.sportsdirect.com

    Nettex Everyday conditioning horse shampoo 

    Nettex Everyday conditioning shampoo 

    Sizes: 1l | RRP: £10.59 

    This low-foam, easy-rinse conditioning shampoo leaves a shine without stripping the coat of its natural oils. It’s gentle and mild for daily use. This Nettex shampoo scored 7/10 as part of our independent testing scheme. Read the full review.

    More info at nettexequine.com
    In the UK? View at viovet.co.uk

    Science Supplements Lavender horse shampoo

    Science Supplements Lavender shampoo

    Sizes: 500ml | RRP: £9.99 for 500ml

    This natural and mild wash can be used as a hot cloth wash, a cold water bath or as a concentrated wash for areas requiring specific attention.

    View at sciencesupplements.co.uk

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    See Change Original horse shampoo

    Sizes: 230g | RRP: £15.99

    This super-mild solid shampoo is enriched with argan oil and scented with pure lemon grass and tea tree oils. It comes in bar form, is 100% biodegradable and vegan.

    View at seechangenow.co.uk
    In the UK? View at viovet.co.uk

    Shapley’s Medi-Care medicated horse shampoo

    Shapley’s Medi-Care medicated shampoo

    Sizes: 8oz, 32oz, 1gal | RRP: £9.24 for 8oz

    Gentle enough for daily use to help maintain healthy skin, the blend of tea tree and lemongrass oils creates a natural antibacterial, antifungal shampoo. 

    More info at themanehub.co.uk
    In the US? View at amazon.com
    In the UK? View at amazon.co.uk

    Shires Ezi-Groom neem shampoo 

    Shires Ezi-Groom neem shampoo 

    Sizes: 450ml | RRP: £6.99

    This shampoo contains neem oil and added coconut oil.

    More info at shiresequestrian.com
    In the UK? View at equus.co.uk

    Straight Arrow The Original Mane ’N Tail shampoo 

    Sizes: 32oz, 1gal | RRP: £12.58 for 32oz

    A great option for sharing – this shampoo is popular for human hair, too, as it helps to achieve and maintain fuller, stronger, longer and healthier-looking hair.

    More info at manentail.com
    In the UK? Visit viovet.co.uk
    In the US? Visit chewy.com

    Supreme Products Stain Remover shampoo

    Supreme Products Stain Remover shampoo

    Sizes: 500ml, 1l, 5l | RRP: £10.85 for 500ml

    This shampoo can be used to tackle old, established stains, or with regular use it can help with the removal of yellow tail stains. Safe to use on all coat colours and will help improve brightness and shine.

    More info at supremeproducts.co.uk
    In the UK? View at viovet.co.uk

    Topline Naturals nourishing horse shampoo

    Topline Naturals nourishing shampoo

    Sizes: 100ml, 500ml or 2.5l | RRP: £12.95 for 500ml

    This handmade vegan and cruelty-free shampoo is made from 75% organic ingredients, including tea tree and mandarin for cleansing, and mango butter for nourishment and moisturisation. 

    View at toplinenaturals.com

    Turfmasters Pro Whitening horse shampoo  

    Turfmasters Pro Whitening shampoo  

    Sizes: 500ml, 1.5l | RRP: £12.65 for 500ml

    Specially formulated to enhance white and light coloured coats, this tropical-scented shampoo also contains a deep cleansing silk protein conditioner.

    View at equineproducts-ukltd.com

    Veredus Blue Snow horse shampoo 

    Veredus Blue Snow shampoo 

    Sizes: 500ml | RRP: £21 for 500ml

    This product has been specifically designed for grey and white coats. It removes dirt and stable stains while helping to restore your horse’s natural colour to his coat.

    View at viovet.co.uk 

    Vital Equine Brite ‘N’ White horse shampoo

    Vital Equine Brite ‘N’ White

    Sizes: 500g | RRP: £9

    This formula provides results for greys, coloureds or horses with white markings.

    View at vitalequine.co.uk

    Wahl Dirty Beastie horse shampoo

    Wahl Dirty Beastie shampoo

    Sizes: 500ml, 5l | RRP: £7.99 for 500ml

    This concentrated, easy-rinse, vegan shampoo is designed for use on dirty, thick or matted coats, leaving them clean, conditioned and manageable.

    View at wahl.co.uk
    In the UK? View at viovet.co.uk
    In the US? View at amazon.com

    WildWash Equine whitening horse shampoo

    WildWash Equine whitening shampoo

    Sizes: 300ml, 5l | RRP: £14.95 for 300ml

    This whitening shampoo uses a blue pigment derived from the chamomile flower combined with lavender and ylang ylang. It’s the only natural blue shampoo for horses and it can remove stains from the coat, mane and tail, leaving them white. A 300ml bottle gives at least 10 washes.

    More info at wildwash.co.uk
    In the UK? Visit viovet.co.uk


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