What Does Chamomile Do for Horses?

Giddy up, horse enthusiasts! Ever wondered if chamomile tea, that bedtime saviour, works its magic on our equine friends too? Let's dive into the world of chamomile and horses and find out if this daisy-like plant could be the equine equivalent of a spa day. Spoiler alert: It's not just for the sleepyheads.


Let's start with a product that's been creating some buzz in the horse community. Behold, the DODSON & HORRELL CHAMOMILE. Now, this isn't just any chamomile. It's the stuff legends are made of (well, if horses wrote legends, that is). For hundreds, perhaps thousands of years, chamomile has been the go-to for promoting calmness and sorting out those minor tummy troubles. From gastritis to colic, this chamomile's got you covered. Not to mention its reputed success in treating conditions like Crohn's disease and irritable bowel syndrome. But don't just take our word for it, research backs up these claims too!

Chamomile for Stress: Not Just for Exam Season!

Let's face it, horses have their stressful days too. Maybe it's a new saddle, a change of pasture scenery, or that competitive event they've been training for. Whatever the cause, a stressed horse is no fun for anyone. Enter chamomile. A study from the Journal of Equine Veterinary Science tells us that chamomile extract lowered the stress response in our horsey pals during transport. Talk about travelling in style! Whether you're going for the traditional tea, a tincture, or even an essential oil, chamomile is here to help. Horse forums are abuzz with chamomile successes, and it's not just because of its delightful aroma!

Stomach Troubles? Chamomile to the Rescue!

Now, who among us hasn't faced the wrath of an upset stomach? Our four-legged friends are no different. But fear not, because chamomile is on the case! It's been helping soothe tummies for centuries and not just in the human realm. Horses with digestive upsets have found a friend in chamomile, and there's scientific backing for its effectiveness against issues like diarrhea. So, the next time your horse looks a bit bloated, or is just having an off day, remember that a dose of chamomile might be just the ticket!


Looking for something a tad more comprehensive? The WENDALS CALMER VALERIAN FREE is here to save the day! Tailored for the nervous and easily excitable horses, it reduces their nervous energy, ensuring a calm demeanor. With a blend of chamomile and other essential herbs, it's a one-stop solution for those stable vices. Perfect for the travelling horse, or even the horse that just needs a little TLC.

Mares, Hormones, and Chamomile: An Equestrian Trilogy

We’ve talked about chamomile being the Jack-of-all-trades when it comes to our beloved equines, but what if I told you it’s also a master of dealing with...hormones? Yup, you heard right. Our four-legged divas sometimes need a little natural nudge to keep those hormonal rollercoasters in check.


Enter the DODSON & HORRELL STROPPY MARE. No, that’s not a movie title, but it sure sounds epic! This blend is a carefully curated mix of peony petals, raspberry leaves, and our superstar chamomile among others. Crafted to help calm those hormonal tantrums, it's the dream potion for every mare owner. Ever dealt with a hormonal mare during breeding season? If you’ve nodded yes, you’re not alone. And according to The Horse, fluctuations in hormone levels can really affect a mare's behavior. But a little chamomile can go a long way.

Itchy Skin? There's a Solution for That!

It's not just the internal troubles that chamomile addresses. Did you know that it can be a real savior for those pesky skin irritations too? It's like a spa treatment for your horse. Only better!


Take a gander at the DODSON & HORRELL ITCH FREE. This blend is like magic in a bottle. With nettle, burdock root, chamomile, and garlic granules, it's aimed to manage and soothe skin irritations. Summer seasons can be tough, with all the bugs and sweat causing discomfort. And Equiderma confirms the battles horses face with skin conditions. But why fret when chamomile is ready to battle those itchy blues?

The Powerhouse of Calmness: Triple Action Calming Agent

Let’s face it, sometimes, we all need a little more. More calm, more relaxation, more peace. And our horses are no different. But fret not, because there's a powerful solution out there. Triple the calmness, triple the happiness!


The BLUE CHIP FEED KARMA is not just a calming supplement; it's a TRIPLE action calming agent. Infused with L-tryptophan, chamomile, and magnesium, it ensures that your horse gets the fast-absorbing tranquillity it needs. Whether it's event jitters or just a restless day, this supplement has got it covered. And with research from the Science Daily confirming the effects of magnesium on reducing stress, this product is a must-have in your horse care arsenal.

Chamomile Beyond the Barn: Styling and Accessories

Alright, dear readers, while chamomile shines in the limelight for all its benefits for our hooved buddies, let's not forget about styling and accessories that complete our equestrian journey. I mean, who doesn’t like a well-dressed horse (and rider!)?

Jodhpurs, Boots, and More!

Ever tried horse riding in jeans? Not the most comfortable experience, right? That's where Jodhpurs come into play. These aren't just any pants; they're designed specifically for equestrians like you! And paired with the right riding boots, you'll not only feel comfortable but also look the part.

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Speaking of looking the part, no equestrian ensemble is complete without a pair of riding gloves. Not only do they provide grip and protection, but they also add that touch of professionalism to your attire. And let's not forget those socks – the unsung heroes ensuring our feet are cushioned and comfortable during long rides!

Treats and Gifts for Your Equine Pal

Now, as much as we adore dressing up, we mustn't forget about our four-legged pals. They deserve some spoiling too! From tasty treats to innovative toys, this collection will have your horse neighing in delight.

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Everyday Essentials

Ensuring our horses are at their best health is always a priority. With the right vitamins and supplements, you can guarantee they get all the nutrients they need. And for those who are keen on accessorizing their horses, there's a wide range of bridles and hoof care & boots to choose from. Talk about styling with substance!

In Conclusion

From the wonders of chamomile to the chic world of equestrian fashion, the horse realm is as diverse as it is captivating. Whether you're a seasoned rider or a newbie, there's always something new to learn, try, and enjoy. So, next time you're sipping on chamomile tea, give a nod of appreciation to this versatile herb and all it does for our equine pals!

Until next time, trot on, dear readers!

Asked By You: The Chamomile Chronicles

Ever had a burning question about chamomile and horses but were too shy to ask? Don't fret, dear readers! We’ve compiled some frequently asked questions just for you, and here they are, answered with our signature humorous flair:

Is Chamomile a calmer for horses?

Indeed! Chamomile isn't just a delightful tea that helps you snooze on a rainy evening. For our equine pals, chamomile acts as a natural calming agent. So the next time your horse seems a bit on edge, perhaps it's time for a chamomile treat. And no, they won’t ask for it in a teacup. 😉

Chamomile Calmer Product

How much Chamomile can you give a horse?

While chamomile is generally safe, moderation is key. Typically, 1 to 2 cups of dried chamomile flowers daily is sufficient for an average-sized horse. But, as always, it's wise to consult your vet before introducing any new supplement to your horse's diet. They know best!

How do you give Chamomile to a horse?

Well, you could invite your horse for afternoon tea, but that might get messy! Jokes aside, chamomile can be provided in various forms – dried flowers mixed into their feed, as a tea, or even in specialized supplements. Choose what works best for you and your horse.

Chamomile Supplements for Horses

What symptoms does Chamomile treat?

Chamomile is a versatile herb! It can help with a range of issues like indigestion, bloating, and even anxiety. It’s also been known to assist with minor digestive problems, including acidity and gastritis. It's the Swiss Army knife of herbs for horses – handy in numerous situations.

Remember, dear readers, while natural remedies are fantastic, always keep your vet in the loop and ensure your horse gets the best care tailored to their needs!