Shapleys Original M-T-G

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Product Summary:

Shapley's™ Original M-T-G™

A time-tested, user-supported solution to both skin healing and hair growth, this oil-based product is easy to use for relief from rain rot, scratches, girth itch, sweet itch, dry skin, tail and mane rubbing, plus many other dermatitis problems.


  • Time-tested for both skin healing and hair growth
  • Treats a variety of skin conditions quickly and successfully
  • Creates a barrier against the elements while keeping skin conditioned
  • No need to wash off between applications
  • Made in the U.S.A.
For Product Label and MSDS Sheet, click on Manufacturer's Information to the right.
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8 oz Product LabelManufacturer Information
32 oz Product LabelManufacturer's Information
MSDS SheetManufacturer's Information
Style Item Number Model Number UPC
8oz BKG01 6OZ MTG16 674422124301
Quart BKG01 QT MTG01 674422122185

Product Reviews by Customers

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Our horse Blue has actually grown about 2 inches of new hair on his tail and mane. Quite pleased with the product. I will purchase this product again!
August 10, 2018
2 months ago
Excellent prodect
1st time user......results were amazing in short amount of time, like next day. A little goes a long wat....and the smell isn't that bad as previously stated in some reviews. Maybe like sulfur water but fades over little time. Well Worth it. Definitely added to my stable supply staples to have on hand.
July 5, 2018
5 months ago
Love this size!
Great product. Have used it for years. However, I don't use enough of it to warrant the large bottle. This size is a nice option.
June 24, 2018
4 months ago
Good wit rain rot, not so much for scratches
Got this to clear up scratches on my mare's fetlocks, but after weeks of use, no results. Ended up with Krudzapper which did the trick for scratches!!
April 11, 2018
over 2 years ago
Mane Thinning Out Life Saver
My horse rubs his neck and his mane is thinning out. I used the vetrnol and didn't do much. Left his mane and tail sticky. I parted it and looked and there was a lot of crud build up . Clean it out good and applied this. He stopped scratching. New mane growth is coming in good. He looks like he has a Mohawk of 5 inches of new hair growing in. Can't wait for more to grow so I can flip it over with the rest. Just add a bit and work it in good twice a week. Once it starts to grow I went once a week but, got to part the mane and clean out the crusty build up first. It's a barn got to have thing. It also works on Sweet itch and so much more.
February 21, 2018
7 months ago
Good product but I like Nu-stock better! More bang for your buck!
January 26, 2018
over 2 years ago
Great product
I had issues with girth rubs to the point of having open bloody sores and hair rubbed off to the skin. I applied MTG and in days it was much better. Hair came back within a week. I didn't even apply much. It completely solved this long term problem I've had with my horse.
July 10, 2017
Best product ever
An acquaintance recommended that I use this product on my hair and I also did quite a bit of research to see if others had used it too. I had very bad dandruff, dry sensitive scalp issues and for years couldn't do may styles because of these issues. Miraculously within ONE week of use there was significant improvement and by week TWO "no more" dandruff. And even better yet, within one month my hair has grown TWO inches. My brother's girlfriend also had worst dandruff and after seeing my results, she used it and within TWO weeks her has completely cleared up. This is an exceptional product. The smell is a bit off at first, but you get use to it and I'll deal with the smell any day to get these great results. Definitely recommend this product.
June 13, 2017
This product works fast!!
This product was purchased to treat various skin conditions as the label claims. I have been very surprised and happy to see immediate results! In the past, I have purchased so many products whose claims were that the product would cure anything--so I purchased, but remained sceptical--so I purchased the small size. This winter my two Rocky Mountain mares had some spots of rain rot. This product was used ONE time and the skin was clear. A big plus is that it does not wash off with rain so that it continues to work.If you have rain rot, this is a great product to use to get in front of the condition before it goes to far, it is reasonably priced, and a little goes a long way!! Will definitely purchase again!
February 8, 2017
Great Product
I used this on my dogs. This stopped the itching they had and their coats felt so soft. They fell asleep after their product...will buy again.
January 9, 2017
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This item I use to prevent and treat scratches and rain rot. Nothing better. Always plenty in my boarding facility
Jennifer f on Sep 19, 2018
Many people at my barn swear by it. I thought I'd give it a try.
Lindsey P on May 8, 2018
This item I use to prevent and treat scratches and rain rot. Nothing better. Always plenty in my boarding facility
Jennifer f on Sep 19, 2018
My mare itches the crap out of her mane and tail and I've heard very good reviews about this product.
Lexus H on Sep 9, 2018
Many people at my barn swear by it. I thought I'd give it a try.
Lindsey P on May 8, 2018
It works!
Kris K on Apr 2, 2018
Have used this for about one year and really like how it has improved my horse's mane, tail and overall skin condition.
Nancy H on Mar 15, 2018
Product versatility.
Snookie on Mar 9, 2018
LOUIS B on Feb 28, 2018
Friend loaned me some of this and it worked great on rain rot. Just replacing the bottle she loaned me.
Kevin M on Feb 23, 2018
I've used this for years on rain rot. Works great.
Erika W on Jul 31, 2017
I heard this was a good item that works great!!
Reggimon B on May 29, 2017
Horrible case of scratches on 3 legs that I have been battling for more than a month. This is the ONLY product that actually has been able to clear it up and keep the areas cleared! I will be keeping a bottle on hand to nip this mess in the bud much sooner next time.
Julia B on Nov 5, 2016
It's an effective treatment for dry rot and itchy mane and tail. Just be careful on really sunny days, it can burn.
Scooter's mom on Jul 31, 2016
Kate R on Jul 22, 2016
I have a dog that constantly licks her leg causing an infection and loss of her hair where she licks. This product was recommended to me by a friend.
Audrey Y on Jul 13, 2016
to help my horse's tail grow ` I hope
Jo Anne P on Sep 1, 2015
Heard it will help with tail growth.
Libby L on Aug 24, 2015
For getting hair to grow back after skin problems and scrapes on horse with skin that scars easily. It has good reviews, in spite of the scent, so it must work for a lot of horses. Sulfur also repels some insects so it may have an added benefit besides hair growth.
Elizabeth W on Aug 1, 2015
many functional uses .
JENNIFER S on Jun 2, 2015
This is like a miracle cure for rain rot and other skin problems.
KATHLEEN A on May 25, 2015
Helps to promote hair to grow back more quickly.
J G on May 4, 2015
Standby for dry mane and tails, rain rot, scurfy fetlocks, hair loss
SUSAN G on Mar 10, 2015
Shapleys is a great product for skin problems.
Sylvia S on Jan 30, 2015
Really improves skin condition!
DEBORAH R on Jan 10, 2015
This grows a horse's mane and tail really fast. It's gross, but it works
Terry K on Jan 2, 2015
very very good at helping rain rot and fungus and encourages tail and mane growth
Cindy Z on Dec 25, 2014
Recommended by a friend.
Tammy S on Dec 24, 2014
It is extremely helpful in curing rain rot and I want my own.
Brian K on Dec 6, 2014
Use this all year round. Encourages hair growth.
Melanie H on Dec 5, 2014
to help my horse's rain rot
Merideth L on Nov 26, 2014
needed it
Lisa J on Oct 21, 2014
Love this for rain rot and other cuts/scrapes. Do be careful on lighter colored horses, though, because it can promote sunburn.
Christine C on Oct 1, 2014
Helps my horse not break her tail off and keep it from knotting up.
LISA F on Jul 7, 2014
I thought I would try MTG on tail growth.
Michelle S on Jun 2, 2014
It gets rid of my Friesian's scratches.
Valerie S on May 6, 2014
Mare got mud fever and it was cheap enough to try
Jacina D on Apr 26, 2014
To help with my horses skin condition
OverstockOutlet O on Apr 13, 2014
trying on horse with scratches, worked nicely on some rain rot issues when my mare returned home to me, it softened the scabs and easily removed them
Carol A. H on Feb 2, 2014
good product to have on the horse shelf in the barn
Suzanne G on Jan 18, 2014
I have been using this for awhile on my Clydesdale and it works well.
Holly J on Nov 12, 2013
This is the best stuff for rain-rot, itchy winter skin stuff, bug bites, manes and tail, you name it. Costs about $3.00 more per quart in the local feed and farm supply so State Lines price plus free shipping is a no-brainer. Can't go without this in the barn.
Leah Katrina W on Oct 14, 2013
My mare itches the crap out of her mane and tail and I've heard very good reviews about this product.
Lexus H on Sep 9, 2018
It works!
Kris K on Apr 2, 2018
Will this help get rid of ear warts?
A shopper on Apr 5, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Please check with your horse's veterinarian. It would depend on what caused the warts, and also it is not recommended to use this product inside a body cavity such as inside the ears.
can this be used on small dogs?
A shopper on Jul 21, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The product label for the 32 oz shows it is safe and effective for small animal skin problems:
What is the best way to apply M-T-G???
Nikki on Jun 2, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I always just use the tip of the bottle and my hands, there are very detailed instructions on the bottle depending on what you are using it for. It's great stuff for many different things. If you are sensitive or don't want the smell on your hands you can use rubber gloves
How is MTG used/applied for tail growth? Is it massaged in, particularly on the tail bone area and left on? or rinsed? Is it safe to apply and leave a tail bag on the tail? Thanks for the helpl!
KRISTINE M on May 12, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Kristine,
First off I love this stuff. Beware a little goes a long way also. The way I use it is putting a few drops at the dock of the tail and massaging it in. The most crucial spots are where your seeing hair loss on the mane and tail. If I feel it needs a little extra help down the tail bone I will add a few more drops there also. You can use it as a detailer and leave on and in the bag. Once again you don't need much. I also put some on the forelock for extra growth. Just take a rag for your hands if you will be touching other things, it leaves behind residue. But other than that awesome stuff.
what are the ingredients?
A shopper on Apr 14, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Just look at the Product Labels on the right in the Product Summary. It says mineral oil, sulfur, zinc stearate, glycerin, cade oil.

Don't know what all that is, but it works to grow hair and gets rid of rain rot in a flash.