Reply To: What’s your favorite hoof dressing?

Leslie Leslie
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I agree that generally hoof dressings don’t do much, and if you don’t fix the cause of the problem you’re just going to be fighting a never-ending battle.

A good diet is essential to good feet – if your horse has especially bad feet he might benefit from a hoof supplement as well.

A good farrier/trimmer is even more important.

Though, some horses do just have bad feet.

As far as topical treatments go, I use Keratex hoof hardener. It’s not really a hoof dressing or oil, instead it is a chemical that alters the structure of the hoof, strengthening it. - handmade custom wood-burned brushes, stall signs, & portraits, etched glasses, and custom stuffed ponies