Coats 'n Oats Equine Conditioner absorbs quickly into the hair shaft and skin providing deep conditioning and treatment for dry, itchy, flaky, skin relieving the itch and dryness. It quickly repairs dry, brittle, damaged coats, manes and tails. Coats 'n Oats Equine Conditioner does NOT contain silicone or waxes and is food-grade safe. Coats 'n Oats Equine Conditioner produces a healthy shine, detangles, repels dust and dirt and has proven to be an excellent tail-care product and mane treatment prior to banding or braiding. It is also an effective treatment for tail extensions.