SBS Hoof Researchers have been trying to reinvent the ideal hoof conditioner for decades. Our goal has been more of a process rather than an end game. After 35 years in the hoof care business, these are some of the things we have learned.
The first line of defense against hoof disease is usually the farrier. While horse owners may want you to quickly eliminate a suspected hoof infection in one treatment (as part of the routine trimming and shoeing), it will be essential to provide sound advice in the form of a game plan.
Stomach ulcers are the primary health epidemic in the equine world. Allianz Insurance and Pet Plan Equine have more than 42 years of experience insuring horses. They have reported that of the "Top Five Most Common Health Problems in Horses," Gastric Ulcers is the No. 1 ranked health problem in insurance dollars paid out.
It's a good bet that a wet spring will follow a long winter. It's an equally good bet that bacteria and fungi are trying to invade the hoof. Before you reach for the copper sulfate, it's best to use caution.
Theoretically, treatment for white line disease should be simple — kill infection-causing bacteria and fungi. In reality, treating white line disease can be far more complicated.
Bacteria and fungi naturally exist inside the hoof wall in a mutually beneficial relationship.
Life Data Labs Inc. is a dedicated product manufacturer committed to producing premium quality animal nutrition and health products through continuous product improvement and new product development. First-class ingredients, fresh products, consistent high quality and scientifically proven effectiveness are the principal features of Life Data Labs animal health products. And that's why they've produced the #1 recommended hoof supplement by farriers for 12 consecutive years.
From the feed room to the tack room, SmartPak offers innovative solutions to help riders take great care of their horses. SmartPak was founded in 1999 with the introduction of the patented SmartPak™ supplement feeding system. The revolutionary, daily dose SmartPaks are custom-made for your horse, individually labeled and sealed for freshness.