- 1 How do you use Durasole?
- 2 How often should I apply Durasole?
- 3 Does Durasole treat thrush?
- 4 What is the best horse hoof hardener?
- 5 How do you use Keratex hoof hardener?
- 6 What is hoof armor made of?
- 7 What is in Thrush Buster?
- 8 How do you use Venice turpentine?
- 9 What does turpentine do for horse hooves?
- 10 How do you harden the bottom of a horse’s hoof?
- 11 How can I harden my horses hooves naturally?
- 12 Does Durasole treat white line?
- 13 What is white line disease in horses?
How do you use Durasole?
Apply dropwise to dry sole and frog and spread with a small brush. Do not apply more than the sole and frog will absorb at one time. Repeat daily for 1 to 2 weeks until the sole is hard enough, and repeat once or twice a week for maintenance. Always wear gloves and safety lenses when applying, and do not inhale vapors.
How often should I apply Durasole?
You have to apply it as directed and after the first week, it’s once a day and after the second week, three times a week.
Does Durasole treat thrush?
Durasole is effective in the control of Thrush and White Line Disease when aerobic conditions are established and maintained at the infection site. Directions: Apply dropwise to dry sole and frog. Disperse with brush.
What is the best horse hoof hardener?
Top Hoof Hardeners
- Keratex KHH 250 Hoof Hardener.
- Hoof Hardener Cream, Gold Label, Hoof Care, Horse Care.
- Bickmore American Venice Turpentine.
- Farrier Formula Tough Stuff.
How do you use Keratex hoof hardener?
Apply Keratex to the lower half of the hoof wall, starting above the line of the clenches, ensuring that it is liberally brushed into cracks and into old nail holes. (See B above.) It is recommended that Keratex be applied to the sole of the hoof to prevent bruising.
What is hoof armor made of?
“HoofArmor consists of only three ingredients: an epoxy base, Kevlar and a natural antimicrobial. The specifics are confidential, but actually common knowledge. There are certain epoxy compounds designed to be used in contact with food, like milk jugs and the linings of fruit and vegetable cans.
What is in Thrush Buster?
Active Ingredients: P.V.P. Iodine Complex- 2.0%, Gentian Violet, Denatured Alcohol. Inactive Ingredients: Water, formalin. Directions for Use: For thrush: Apply only once to all infected areas.
How do you use Venice turpentine?
Venice turpentine is brushed on with a paintbrush, avoiding the frog. When it’s applied to the sole, it will dry it out and harden it. The antiseptic properties help take the bruising and sting out of the hoof. I also use it, along with hoof packing, when it’s necessary to pad a horse that lives in wet conditions.
What does turpentine do for horse hooves?
This turpentine is used on horses’ hooves to toughen the sole by creating a barrier to protect against moisture. Soft soles are caused by too much moisture. Horses standing in mud or wet stalls are prone to this condition.
Venice turpentine is a popular ingredient that horse owners and farriers use to help harden soles. Other popular topical products include tea tree oil, iodine and pine tar.
How can I harden my horses hooves naturally?
4 Horse Hoof Hardening Tips
- Keep the horse’s environment clean. Whether a horse has access to a stall or is on full turnout, providing a dry area free from mud and excess manure is key to promoting hoof health.
- Feed a balanced diet.
- Promote good circulation.
- Use topicals?
Does Durasole treat white line?
Prevents and treats bacterial infections. Prevents and treats fungal infections. Ideal when transitioning horses to barefoot. Helps control thrush and white line disease.
What is white line disease in horses?
Simply put, it is the separation between the wall of the hoof and the sole of the hoof where bacteria and/or fungus can reside and eat away at the hoof. White Line Disease (WLD) is also commonly known as seedy toe, hollow foot, wall thrush, and stall rot.