Horse-Life Fragrances: What are your favorites?

I love this quickie quiz from the Beyond The Saddle Podcast Facebook page. I think horses smell fantastic. This quiz reminded me that there are all sorts of other scents associated with horse life too.

I had a hard time narrowing down the list to just two. But for me, number 5 (freshly cut alfalfa in the field) and number 11 (pine on a mountain trail ride) take the carrot cake. 🙂

Let me know what your own answers are in the comments section!

Find the Beyond The Saddle Podcast at https://equuquismagazine.com/podcasts/beyond-the-saddle-podcast. As quoted from their website “Beyond the Saddle Podcast focuses on careers in the equine industry. Hear from professionals across the horse industry about their career path and how horses remain a part of their everyday lives. Podcast interviews offer insight on a variety of careers, from digital marketing to riding center management to agricultural law, and more. Tune in bi-weekly for advice and life lessons anywhere you listen to podcasts.”

4 thoughts on “Horse-Life Fragrances: What are your favorites?

    1. We have similar “tastes”! It is hard to beat fresh alfalfa. No wonder horses like it so much. And I figured that if you are riding a horse on a mountain trail, you will smell horse AND pine. Unfortunately, it has been a good long while since I have been on a horse and smelled pine at the same time, but it is one of those memories that sticks!

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  1. For me its 4, clean leather, and 11, pine (just the smell of tress in general) on the trail.
    My favorite scent wasn’t on the chart tho. I just love when you walk into a horse barn and the overall scent hits ya! It’s a combination of horse sweat, manure, hay, and fresh savings and you just know your in a barn by the smell!

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    1. Yes, you nailed it. That general horse barn smell IS terrific! Someone needs to bottle that into an essential oil or a candle or something. 🙂

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