15 essential hoof oils for every occasion

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  • If you’re looking for a new hoof oil, varnish or dressing that is suitable for any occasion then don’t miss our pick of the best.

    Horse and Pony Direct hoof oil


    This hoof oil is easy to use and will make your horse or pony’s hooves shiny, healthy and clean. It helps to improve the condition and appearance of hooves and is perfect for daily use. This hoof oil is antibacterial, long lasting and ideal for daily use.

    RRP: £7.99

    Visit: www.horseandponydirect.com

    Cavalor Special hoof oil

    Hoof Oil Special

    Cavalor Special hoof oil combines two oils: a nourishing oil, with active ingredients that are absorbed deep into the hoof and a unique essential oil for optimum hoof growth, development and quality. The essential oil also helps to inhibit the growth and reproduction of bacteria, which results in a healthier hoof.

    RRP: £19 for 500ml

    Visit: www.zebraproducts.co.uk or call 01352 763350

    T Hoof moisturiser and conditioner


    This unique formula penetrates deep into the corium of the hoof, yet doesn’t excessively soften the hoof. The product helps cracked and dry hooves, frogs and soles. It is also great to use on chapped hands and split fingernails.

    RRP: £14.99

    Visit: www.healing-tree.co.uk

    Nettex traditional hoof oil


    The Nettex traditional hoof oil provides an instant, long-lasting shine that will catch any judge’s eye. The product has antibacterial agents that offer protection from foot-related conditions caused by bacteria. The hoof oil also won’t leave the feet dry or discoloured.

    RRP: £6.45 for 400ml

    Visit: www.nettexequine.com or call 01634 257150

    Fiebings black or clear hoof polish

    Fiebings Black and Clear Hoof polish

    This water-based non-toxic polish gives a great shine that wears off naturally – no harsh chemical are needed to remove it, just hot soapy water. The bottle also features a fixed applicator to help keep your hands clean.

    RRP: £8 for 8oz

    Visit: www.totallysmart.co.uk or call 01823 681076

    Veredus Biocare Golden Hoof

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    This specially formulated ointment is laced with active ingredients, such as fish oil and linseed oil, which are instrumental to hoof repair. When used daily, the golden hoof grease strengthens the hoof and stimulates growth. This mixture is ideal for all horses.

    RRP: £17.28 per 1000ml

    Visit: www.zebraproducts.co.uk or call 01352 763350

    Anky Sparkling Sunshine hoof oil

    Hoof Oil

    This hoof oil is developed on a base of laurel, Vaseline and predominantly oils and protects the hooves against horn-splits, while keeping hooves extra shiny.

    RRP: £15.95 for 450ml

    Visit: www.anky-atc.com

    Fungatrol Hoof Dressing


    This hoof dressing conditions the hoof and encourages healthy growth, while allowing the foot to breathe and absorb water naturally. It provides an anti-fungal and anti-bacterial barrier for all-year round hoof protection.

    RRP: £10.99 for 473ml

    Visit: www.equine-america.co.uk or stockists such as www.kmeliteproducts.co.uk

    Equimins hoof moisturising lotion

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    This lotion helps to prevent cracking and splitting by helping the hoof to retain moisture. It comes in a clever tub with integral brush in the lid and should be applied daily for best results.

    RRP: £13.50 for 400ml

    Visit: www.equimins.com

    Solution 4 Feet

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    This formula provides advanced antimicrobial skin and horn care and is used successfully against horn infections. It contains two natural oils, each of which has potent antimicrobial actions and four powerful modern disinfectants that provide both rapid action and sustained release properties.

    RRP: £17.01 for 500ml (exc. VAT)

    Visit: www.equilife.co.uk or call 01249 890784

    Fiebing’s hoof dressing

    Hoof Dressing

    This hoof dressing is ideal for treating corns, quarter cracks, split hooves and brittleness. It helps to maintain healthy feet and leaves a semi-gloss finish.

    RRP: £12.99 for 946ml

    Visit: www.abbeyengland.com

    NAF Five Star Profeet hoof dressing


    This unique hoof ointment is made with extracts of essential eucalyptus oil. The clear, natural ointment penetrates deep into the horn to keep it supple and helps to protect the hoof from becoming brittle and prone to cracking and splitting.

    RRP: £11.99 for 900g

    Visit: www.naf-uk.com or call 0800 373106

    Absorbine Hooflex original liquid conditioner

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    This formula contains nine therapeutic ingredients to help maintain the pliability of the entire hoof by providing the conditioners necessary for proper moisture balance. Regular use will keep the frog, sole, heel and coronary band flexible, healthy, and resistant to cracking.

    RRP: £18.11

    Visit: www.absorbine.co.uk

    Cornucrescine daily hoof dressing

    Daily Hoof Dressing

    This nourishing dressing is based on the original Cornucrescine formula as a minimum requirement for hoof care. It is suitable for all hoof types and is ideal for daily use to help maintain healthy hooves.

    RRP: £16.50

    Visit: www.carrdaymartin.co.uk

    Lincoln Intensive hoof moisturiser

    4109 - Lincoln - Intensive Hoof Moisturiser

    This hoof moisturiser optimises moisture balance in dry and brittle hooves and contains natural keratin amino acids. It is formulated with added glycerine and vegetable oils for essential hoof condition and contains a mild antibacterial agent to help guard against everyday hoof infection.

    RRP: £9.23 for 600g

    Visit: www.lincoln-equestrian.com or call 01522 529206

    Farrier’s Finish


    This non-caustic, liquid hoof dressing helps maintain healthy and beautiful hooves. It is also a hoof conditioner that supports correct hoof capsule moisture balance in excessively wet or dry conditions. Farrier’s Finish does not utilise harmful tar or petroleum based chemicals, making it ideal for horses standing in muddy paddocks or overly dry environments.

    RRP: £17.50 for 473ml

    Visit: www.lifedatalabs.co.uk

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