A Horse Box Follow Up Feb – April 2015
We have been reviewing A Horse Box for several months now. Our initial impression was less than perfect, but after some customization to our box (yes they do that to an extent) our experience has gone from “this is cool” to “we look forward to our box so much we cannot handle the wait! Where’s our A Horse Box? We want it now!!”
A Horse Box continues to impress us month by month (in fact, we feel it’s almost getting better every month we get it…or maybe that’s just because we’re so excited to get it every month). This batch includes their anniversary edition box.
A Horse Box – February 2015 (~ $42 value)
Draper Therapies Body Wrap ($20)
Omega Alpha Chill Ultra Paste – Oral Syringe (~$20)
Cavalor Sweeties – Horse Treats – (15 cookies) ($1)
Mane ‘n Tail Hoofmaker Hand and Nail Therapy (1 oz. sample) (~$1)
15% off Moxie Designs Coupon
15% off Draper Therapies Coupon + Catalog
A Horse Box – March 2015 (anniversary edition) (~$40 value)
Omega Alpha Gastra-Fx Ultra Paste – Oral Syringe (~$20 )
Cavalor Star Shine (75ml) (~$4)
Hay Where’s That Blue Stuff (4oz) (~$8 sample)
Mane Street Bakery Holistic Horse Treats (2oz) (~$2)
Bigeloil Quilted Poultice Hoof Pads (4) (~$5)
A Horse Box shopping bag
Pony Glam 10% Coupon
Galla Designs Coupon
A Horse Box – April 2015 (~$40 value for normal box, ~$60 with contest winning)
Mrs. Conns Pony Pod ($5)
Hay Where’s That Fungus Amungus (4oz.) (~$5)
Jolly goodies Treats (7oz.) (~$2)
Veterinus Derma Gel (3.4 oz.) ($28)
Omega Alpha Chill Ultra Paste – Oral Syringe (~$20) – won in contest
Derma Gel Coupon ($3 off and free shipping)
Contest Flyer for Free Cavalor Feed
Coupon for horse enrichment item from BigD’s – 20%
Note our “values” don’t include shipping or coupon values and include estimates on sample size values.
As you can see, the values are a bit lower than some of the boxes in the last review, however we actually liked some of these boxes more (our top two favorite boxes were January 2015 and April 2015).
Our individual box comments are as follows:
February – The Draper Therapies Wrap is awesome (we mentioned in a review of Draper Therapies that we actually trimmed this to make a polo wrap). The Omega Alpha Chill Ultra Paste is probably our favorite product we’ve seen in A Horse Box yet (though there are some exiting things to try in this month’s box). The Cavalor Sweeties were well received and we always like having a little bottle of Hoofmaker in our bag. The Moxie Design coupon is awesome and we REALLY want to use it soon. We will be using the Draper Therapies Coupon too. It was a nice and fairly well balanced box. Two items for the rider (though we purposed one for our horses) and two for the horse. We liked this box a lot.
March – the anniversary box. We had a lot of expectations for an anniversary box and we really weren’t disappointed. The Mane Street Bakery treats were a big hit and we’re a new fan of the company. The Bigeloil Poultice Hoof Pads are a great product and we’re holding on to them for a case of thrush, abscess or other foot emergency. The Omega Alpha Gastra-Fx Ultra Paste – Oral Syringe is a cool product but didn’t really do much for us (though our horse doesn’t really have a nervous stomach so, take that as you will). Hay Where’s That Blue Stuff is a cool product from a company we’d never heard of before and we’re excited to try it out. We always like trying new grooming products so the Cavalor Star Shine was a welcome addition. We also loved the A Horse Box shopping bag. The two coupons this month were less interesting to us than usual, but that’s OK (we’re sure that some little girls somewhere would love to have their mom buy them Pony Glam). This was a great box!
April – As mentioned above, this is one of our top two boxes since we started getting A Horse Box. We are REALLY excited to try out the Mrs. Conns Pony Pod. We’ve been wanting to try out their products for some time, but always thought maybe they were a bit overpriced for what you’re getting…we really have no idea since we don’t know how long the sponges work. We’ll let you know. The Hay Where’s That Fungus Amungus is another cool product that we cannot wait to try. We’re hoping that next month they include their final product in their line in A Horse Box (Winky Wash). The Veterinus Derma Gel is an intriguing product and if it works like they say it does, it will be a staple in our barn. The before and after photos on the brocure are amazing! We’re excited to try it out, but hope we never have a reason to. The Jolly Goodies treats will make a couple horses we know happy. We also won an additional tube of Omega Alpha Chill Ultra Paste (which we’re super happy about!). As mentioned, it’s probably our favorite product so far. Not in everyone’s box, but made our box over the top awesome! The Derma Gel coupon is awesome and we’ll be using it to purchase a few more tubes to put around the barn. We also like the coupon from BigD’s. This was a great box with a nice variety.
All in all, we’re thrilled with A Horse Box and though we planned on canceling our subscription after our 6 months had finished, we’ve changed our minds. We are more than happy to keep getting this box and learning about different products.
We highly recommend A Horse Box. They have great customer service and a great product that brings you a box of amazing horse goodies each month.