Life Data Hoof Clay 283g (Equine)

A non-caustic, pliable and sticky clay that easily packs and remains in place within wall cracks, wall defects, old nail holes, and hoof wall separations for several days. Non-irritating and can be applied without wearing gloves. It contains a safe to handle formulation made from silicon (clay), grain extract, tea tree oil, iodine, and yucca extract.
  £14.00

Life Data Hoof Clay is a non-irritating, easy to handle and sticky clay that easily packs and remains in place within wall cracks, wall defects, old nail holes, hoof wall separations and sulcus of the frog. The ingredients iodine and tea tree oil give the product unique properties to provide protection for extended periods of time. Life Data Hoof Clay can be used on shod and barefoot horses.

It Addresses: Water, mud, feces, debris, and microbes can invade old nail holes, hoof cracks, the white line and other areas of the hoof such as the sulcus of the frogs. To be effective, hoof packings must be sticky enough to stay in place for extended periods of time. Whilst there are many hoof packings on the market, most contain caustic ingredients that are harmful to tissue. The product label may advise you to wear gloves and to keep the product away from the horse's sensitive tissues. The Solution: Unlike other hoof packings, Life Data Hoof Clay is non-caustic and stays in place for several days. The ingredients iodine and tea tree oil give the product unique properties. Life Data Hoof Clay is a natural, easy to handle, and sticky clay that can safely be applied with your bare hands. It stays within wall cracks, wall defects, old nail holes, hoof wall separations, under shoes, and the sulcus of the frog for extended periods of time. In barefoot horses and wet muddy conditions, an effective amount of Life Data Hoof Clay may stay in the sulci around the frog and on hoof wall defects for about 2 to 3 days; whereas in dry conditions, it may stay for approximately a week. In shod horses, many farriers apply a coat of Life Data Hoof Clay along the white line area at each reset prior to nailing on the shoe.
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Manufacturer Life Data
Presentation Clay
Suitable for use during pregnancy? YES
Complies with Jockey Club/ FEI Rules YES
Condition New
My Horse Is... Competing, Pregnant
My Horse Has... Poor Hooves
Instructions for use For Hoof Wall Defects:
Use fingers or a tongue depressor to press Life Data Hoof Clay into areas of concern such as white line separations, crumbling hoof horn, hoof cracks, and old nail holes. As a general guideline, apply twice per week in wet conditions and less frequently in dry conditions.

For the White Line:
Barefoot horses:
Hoof should be dry and clean before application. Apply directly to white line area and into any hoof wall defects. Re-apply twice per week.

Shod horses:
Hoof should be dry and clean before application. Pull shoes and apply directly to white line area and into any hoof wall defects. Re-apply at each shoe reset. Driving the nails through the clay protects the holes.

For the Frog Sulci:
Thoroughly pick, clean and dry the sulci of the frog. Pack the sulci and affected areas with Life Data® Hoof Clay. Re-apply twice per week.
Ingredients Label Silicon Dioxide, Grain Extract, Iodine, Tea Tree Oil, Yucca Extract
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