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Kevin Bacon Hoof Dressing Liquid 1 Litre Kevin Bacon Hoof Dressing Liquid 1 Litre
£24.95
£18.75
Kevin Bacon Hoof Dressing Liquid 1 Litre KEVIN BACON'S LIQUID HOOF DRESSING Is easy to apply in cold weather. Instructions for use: - Normal use: Apply the hoof dressing to the hoof walls and soles three to four times a week. - More intensive use : 1- Hose down the feet, 2- Dry off, 3- Coat with hoof dressing. 4- Repeat this process every day for 8 days. Particularly suitable for horses on shaving…
Kevin Bacon Hoof Dressing Original: 1 Litre Kevin Bacon Hoof Dressing Original: 1 Litre
£14.95
£12.95
KEVIN BACON'S HOOF DRESSING 1 Litre A laurel balm for the care and protection of horses' hooves. Instructions for use: - Normal use: Apply the hoof dressing to the hoof walls and soles three to four times a week. - More intensive use : 1- Hose down the feet, 2- Dry off, 3- Coat with hoof dressing. 4- Repeat this process every day for 8 days. Also available in black (no tar plant clogs the pores of…
Kevin Bacon Hoof Dressing Original: 2.5 Litre Kevin Bacon Hoof Dressing Original: 2.5 Litre
£34.25
£27.99
KEVIN BACON'S HOOF DRESSING 2.5 Litre A laurel balm for the care and protection of horses' hooves. Instructions for use: - Normal use: Apply the hoof dressing to the hoof walls and soles three to four times a week. - More intensive use : 1- Hose down the feet, 2- Dry off, 3- Coat with hoof dressing. 4- Repeat this process every day for 8 days. Also available in black (no tar plant clogs the pores…
Kevin Bacon Hoof Solution 150ml Kevin Bacon Hoof Solution 150ml
£17.99
Kevin Bacon Hoof Solution 150ml HOOF SOLUTION is made of natural products. It is a centuries-old remedy rooted in alchemy. Its preparation was particularly time-consuming, complex and laborious, as a result of which it dropped out of the folk tradition for some 150 years. With the advent of new technology, this product has become a symbol of the meeting of old and new. After in-depth joint study b…
Shires Pear Shaped Hoof Pick Shires Pear Shaped Hoof Pick
£0.99
£0.85
Shires Pear Shaped Hoof Pick Metal hoof pick with vinyl coated handle.
Effol Hoof Ointment: Yellow: 1 Litre Effol Hoof Ointment: Yellow: 1 Litre
£12.99
Effol Hoof Ointment Yellow 1 litre The classic product The original Effol Hoof-Ointment ensures healthy hoof growth and also has a disinfecting effect. The combination of laurel and thymol effectively helps to protect against hoof diseases. Vaseline forms a water-repellent and dirt-repellent film which protects the hoof against outside influences. Daily use guarantees an end to brittle hooves! For…
Keratex Hoof Hardener 250ml Keratex Hoof Hardener 250ml
£27.50
Keratex Hoof Hardener 250ml Keratex Hoof Hardener formula is patented and includes a unique flexibility agent as well as a hardening agent, making this the perfect product to protect your horse from: brittle, cracked, soft or weak hooves; soft, sensitive or thin soles; repeated shoe loss; transition to barefoot; hoof damage. Keratex Hoof Hardener will strengthen and protect shod and unshod hooves,…
Mane n Tail Hoofmaker 32 Oz Mane n Tail Hoofmaker 32 Oz
£15.99
Mane n Tail Hoofmaker 32 Oz Tube This exclusive protein enriched formula has been developed to maintain strong yet flexible hooves. The deep moisturising formula helps reduce dry and brittle hooves and conditions the entire hoof surface, including the coronary band, walls, frog and sole. Regular use will maintain stronger more flexible hooves. Contains no petroleum or pine tar, it is not sticky or…
Nettex VIP Hoof Builder 2kg Nettex VIP Hoof Builder 2kg
£46.52
£43.95
Nettex VIP Hoof Builder 2kg Provides the building blocks for strong, healthy hooves. • Full micronutrient package • Sugar free highly palatable formula. • Results visible within 3 months. • Sugar free. Hoof Builder provides the building blocks for your horse to maintain healthy, strong hooves. Healthy hooves are of utmost importance when it comes to your horse’s well-being. Poor hoof quality can l…
Shires Hoof Oil Brush And Cap Shires Hoof Oil Brush And Cap
£1.50
Shires Hoof Oil Brush And Cap Plastic Hoof Oil Brush with lid for drip free storage.
Cornucrescine Original Hoof Ointment: 500ml Cornucrescine Original Hoof Ointment: 500ml
£16.75
£15.99
Carr & Day & Martin Cornucrescine Original Hoof Ointment 500ml A unique, traditional formula used and trusted for generations. Massage into the coronet band to promote healthy hoof growth. Maintains optimum hoof condition and aids re-structuring & growth of the hoof. Hoof Ointment also aids re-growth of hair after rubs or scarring. Application Apply to clean hooves, by hand, rubbing in well around…
Effol Hoof Brush Effol Hoof Brush
£8.95
Effol Hoof Brush The extra long beechwood handle protects against hand injuries when cleaning the hooves. The specially angled bristles prevent any damage to the coronet when cleaning in the direction of the handle. The practical horseshoe form facilitates efficient cleaning of the sole.
Effol Hoof Ointment: Green: 1 Litre Effol Hoof Ointment: Green: 1 Litre
£12.99
Effol Hoof Ointment Green 1 Litre The original Effol Hoof-Ointment ensures healthy hoof growth and also has a disinfecting effect. The combination of laurel and thymol effectively helps to protect against hoof diseases. Vaseline forms a water-repellent and dirt-repellent film which protects the hoof against outside influences. Daily use guarantees an end to brittle hooves! For external use – Alway…
Effol Hoof Ointment: Green: 2.5 Litre Effol Hoof Ointment: Green: 2.5 Litre
£26.99
Effol Hoof Ointment Green 2.5 Litre The original Effol Hoof-Ointment ensures healthy hoof growth and also has a disinfecting effect. The combination of laurel and thymol effectively helps to protect against hoof diseases. Vaseline forms a water-repellent and dirt-repellent film which protects the hoof against outside influences. Daily use guarantees an end to brittle hooves! For external use – Alw…
Equine America Super Hoof Power Plus 1kg Equine America Super Hoof Power Plus 1kg
£45.99
£41.49
Equine America Super Hoof Power Plus 1kg FOR STRONG AND HEALTHY HOOVES “I was very pleased by the effects of Super Hoof Powder Plus. I used it on my mare for one month, and I have to tell you I was amazed. The top 2 cm of her hooves grew vigorously and looked and felt strong and healthy. Super Hoof Powder Plus is the first and only hoof supplement I will recommend to my clients and use for my own…
Gold Label Stockholm Tar Liquid 500ml Gold Label Stockholm Tar Liquid 500ml
£6.10
Gold Label Stockholm Tar Liquid 500ml A natural antibacterial and anti-fungal pine tar. For external application to the horse's hooves and frogs Apply as required to cleaned and dry hooves Patch test for sensitivity before use
Leovet Frogmedic Spray 200ml Leovet Frogmedic Spray 200ml
£13.95
£11.50
Leovet Frogmedic Spray 200ml Thrush care, highly concentrated for deep and thorough penetration. FrogMedic is specifically designed for use in acute cases: it penetrates deeply, spreading into the grooves and into small fissures, thus reaching decayed spots. FrogMedic blocks out sogginess and stops deterioration. It dries the frog so that healthy tissue can grow back.
Leovet Hoof Lab Hoof Grease 750ml Leovet Hoof Lab Hoof Grease 750ml
£8.95
£7.95
Leovet Hoof Lab Hoof Grease 750ml With laurel and eucalyptus at a smart price. Nourishes and strengthens the hoof. Regenerates brittle and cracking horn. Eucalyptus oil promotes natural growth and elasticity. Hoof Grease is absorbed quickly and seals moisture in the hoof. The hoof retains its breathability. For beautiful, well-groomed hooves. Without petroleum jelly, mineral oil and parabens!
Leovet Hoof Lab Hoof Oil with Brush 450ml Leovet Hoof Lab Hoof Oil with Brush 450ml
£13.95
£10.99
Leovet Hoof Oil c/w Brush 450ml Pure oil helps maintain healthy hooves, allowing moisture to penetrate the hoof giving a long lasting shine. The brush-on pack enables easy, quick application and helps keep hands and grooming kit clean.
Naf Pro Feet Hoof Moist Cream Natural 900g Naf Pro Feet Hoof Moist Cream Natural 900g
£12.99
£12.25
Naf Pro Feet Hoof Moist Cream Natural 900g An entirely natural product with a dual action, Hoof Moist helps improves hoof condition. The smooth gel can be easily applied with either a hoof brush, soft cloth or by hand. Oil and grease free, Hoof Moist has been especially formulated to sustain the moisture content of the hoof and allow natural fluctuation of moisture levels. The ingredients used to…
Silverfeet Hoof Balm Natural 400ml Silverfeet Hoof Balm Natural 400ml
£10.50
Silverfeet Hoof Balm Natural 400ml The first silver-based anti-microbial hoof balm, proven to prevent the growth of equine hoof bacteria and fungi that can lead to thrush and other common hoof problems. It also helps to reduce odour and provides year round protection to support strong healthy hooves.
Absorbine Hooflex Frog & Sole Care 355ml Absorbine Hooflex Frog & Sole Care 355ml
£15.49
Absorbine Hooflex Frog & Sole Care 355ml Hoof thrush remedy with no formaldehyde Our hoof thrush remedy offers a highly effective treatment for thrush and white line disease—without using formaldehyde. Kills and prevents the bacteria and fungi that cause thrush and white line disease Promotes normal healing and does not kill live tissue Squeeze applicator is specially designed to reach deep into t…
Absorbine Hooflex Magic Cushion 1.8Kg Absorbine Hooflex Magic Cushion 1.8Kg
£51.99
Absorbine Hooflex Magic Cushion 1.8Kg The hoof packing trusted by farriers Veterinary formulated to work like magic on sore feet, Magic Cushion® hoof packing starts working to reduce hoof heat within one hour, and then for up to 24 hours*. “One of the top 5 products recommended by farriers to clients” – 2014 American Farriers Journal Business Practices Survey Provides fast, soothing relief for ove…
Absorbine Hooflex Magic Cushion Xtreme 1.8 Kg Absorbine Hooflex Magic Cushion Xtreme 1.8 Kg
£53.99
Absorbine Hooflex Magic Cushion Xtreme 1.8 Kg Hoof packing to help support hooves in several ways including relieving sole bruising and post-trimming soreness, treating abscesses and fighting bacterial and fungal infections in the hoof. It can be used as needed, or packed under a shoe and pad and left in place throughout the shoeing cycle. It helps to reduce pain and swelling in the hoof, relieves…

Caring for Your Horse's Hooves

Taking care of your horse's hooves is vital for his wellbeing. The hooves support the full weight of the horse, and so it's essential that they are kept in tip top condition. This will help to avoid the common problems of thrush, cracks and splits which can often cause lameness in the animal. Here's some tips to help you take good care of your horse's hooves including choosing equine hoof care products.

Arrange regular visits from your farrier

A visit from your farrier every five or six weeks is adequate for most horses. However, some horse's feet grow more quickly, particularly in the springtime or if they're fed supplements. Should your horse experience rapid hoof growth, he'll benefit from more regular visits from the farrier. It's important that his feet don't grow too long or become neglected as this can result in him becoming lame.

Make sure bedding is kept clean and dry

This is essential for keeping your horse's hooves in good condition and will help to prevent conditions like thrush from developing. Thrush can occur when bacteria are trapped in moist or damp conditions. This results in a fungal infection which eats away at the hoof tissue.

Pick out your horse's hooves regularly

You should do this at least once a day and preferably more often. When doing this, assess the hooves for signs of thrush, cracks in the walls of the hooves, heat in the hooves and also punctures and wounds. If you notice an abscess, you should call a farrier right away. An abscess can be very painful for a horse and must be treated as soon as possible. A farrier can clean the area and relieve the pressure. It may also be a good idea to get in touch with your vet who can prescribe antibiotics to ensure that any infection is eradicated.

Remember to pick hooves out with a downward motion (heel to toe) following the V shape of the frog. This is to avoid accidentally catching the heel or injuring yourself with the hoof pick. It is always worthwhile have a few spare hoof picks around and you can even get folding hoof picks which are good for when you are out and about.

Check your horse's shoes

When you are picking out your horse's hooves, take time to check the condition of his shoes. Pay attention to any risen or raised clenches or shoes that are cracked or twisted. Should your horse lose a shoe whilst out in the field or the dressage arena, this can cause a great deal of damage to his hoof. A torn hoof can take a long time to recover from and can be very uncomfortable for your horse.

Choose appropriate equine hoof care products

There are many products on the market which are designed to protect and care for your horse's hoofs. These include hoof oils and hoof care preparations as well as hoof dressings and even supplements. They are designed to improve the health as well as the appearance of your horse's feet. Your farrier should be able to recommend the best equine hoof care products for your horse's needs. I personally use the Nettex Traditional Hoof Oil. I find that it does the job of nourishing and protecting my horse Henry's hooves whilst allowing them to breathe. It's a great all-round treatment that it is well worth investing in.

Cornucrescine is another great equine hoof care product that has been used for years. It is designed to help promote good hoof growth by stimulating keratin producing cells. It is rubbed to the coronet band at the top of the horse's hoof which is area that generates new hoof growth. There are many other oils and dressings can be used for all over application to help nourish and protect the hooves. Some products are also anti-bacterial, help to repel dirt, strength the hoof and make them look their best for a show or competition.

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