Thrush is a common bacterial infection that occurs on a horse’s hoof. This bacterium occurs naturally in a horse’s environment, usually when conditions are wet or muddy. Extra caution should be taken for horses with deep clefts, narrow or contracted heels as they are more prone developing thrush.
Treatment for thrush is very important and Argyle Feed & Hardware carries a variety of products to heal and prevent thrush from worsening.
No Thrush: No Thrush is the first dry approach to equine thrush treatment. It Kills thrush and dries out the deepest moisture areas so that thrush can no longer exist. Created with all-natural ingredients to help soothe the hoof.
Thrust Buster: Lasts for up to eight days without reapplying. A single application not only relieves the agonizing, crippling effects of thrush, but reduces the chances of reoccurring infection. May also be used before applying sole pads and silicon to toughen thin-soled feet and reduce bacteria counts.
Thrust Relief: Before application clean hoof thoroughly and remove any debris around infected area, use a small paint brush and apply daily for best results. Great to use to horses and ponies of all ages. Thrust Relief is designed to be water-resistant and doe not require any bandaging to effectively work.
Kopertox: Kopertox contains Copper Naphthenate as its main ingredient, allowing it quickly spread around the infected area and kill off the bacteria. Don’t forget to apply daily and clean hooves beforehand.
Do not forget to wear gloves before applying for both safety and to reduce the potential of the thrust from spreading.