Winter weather hoof care
During winter the ideal hoof care is oil based. When applied to clean, dry hooves it can help to prevent excessive moisture levels from contributing to damaging the hooves. It can also be used to help prevent moisture from entering holes such as nail holes or cracks. There are also a wide range of supplements that can be fed daily to help encourage healthy hoof growth throughout the winter months.
Top 5 hoof care to get your horse through the winter
Keratex Coconut Oil Hoof Balm
Keratec is a high quality blend of coconut oil, beeswax and tea tree oil formulated into a healthy hoof balm to condition, protect and care for equine hooves all year round. Leaves hooves with a nourished, colour enriched and deeply glossy looking finish.
Carr & Day & Martin Cornucrescine Daily Hoof Dressing
The daily hoof dressing is uniquely formulated with an easy brush-on application. Suitable for all hoof types. Ideal for daily use to nourish and maintain healthy hooves. Contains an integral, quality brush for easy application.
Kevin Bacons Hoof Dressing
Kevin Bacons Hoof Dressing is 100% natural ingredients it is ideal for the inconsistent British climate. It will protect hooves from becoming totally saturated in extremely wet conditions and will apply moisture in extremely dry conditions. The hoof dressing keeps feet supple and elastic and therefore helps prevent splits and cracks. Its barrier protection helps keep the hoof free from bacteria which in turn promotes healthy horn growth.
NAF Five Star Pro Feet Liquid
PROFEET is unique in that it provides nutritional support that targets liver function. A healthy liver is fundamental to healthy hoof growth. Feeding a blend of nutrients to help achieve optimum liver function, will benefit the quality of hoof growth. Biotin is combined with other essential nutrients to work effectively, including a rich sulphur complex of methionine, cysteine and MSM; minerals including calcium and zinc, and a broad spectrum of naturally sourced amino acids and essential fatty acids. PROFEET supplements are a first in equine nutritional support. Developed by veterinary scientists, with the assistance of leading farriers, it offers the most concentrated, fast acting, nutritional support for quality hoof growth. The hoof specific nutrients in PROFEET work in synergy with and the naturally sourced anti-oxidant ingredients in the formula to provide a hoof supplement that out performs all those that came before.
Absorbine Hooflex Frog & Sole Care is designed to eliminate odours caused by bacteria and fungi. Non-staining and does not sting or irritate. Will not dry the hoof out.