Skin Conditions in Horses
Does your horse has any unusual lumps, bumps rashes or bald patches? How do you know what skin condition it is?
Understanding horse skin conditions can be confusing and frustrating to know how to treat them. Skin irritations can develop at any time of year, but each season can create a problem for sensitive horses.
We look at 6 of the most common skin conditions, advice on recognising them and the treatments available.
Treating Skin Conditions Naturally
Skin Soother is a natural cooling gel made with carefully selected ingredients to help soothe and calm skin irritations.
It’s ideal for horses who
- rub their tail or mane.
- suffer from sunburn or photo-sensitivity.
- have sensitive, dry or flaky skin
- suffer from sweet itch.
- need relief from insect or mite bites.
I am delighted with the results of Skin Soother. I applied the gel twice a day to my pony Aerial and she stopped scratching immediately. And, after 10 days her hair had completely grown back.
Malika had a swollen, hot fetlock and a 2 inch area of sore skin on the outside of her fetlock too. Within 10 days after applying Skin Soother twice daily, I noticed that it helped to improve the quality of the skin and new hair growth, while improving the smoothness of my own hands too!
Shower is a 6 year old RSPCA horse that I rescued as a yearling. He suffers from patches of his coat falling out. He also has a problem with the occasional area of lumpy skin. Skin Soother was so easy to apply and didn’t irritate Shower’s skin – he does have sensitive skin.
Within a week, new hair started to grow in the patches. The most noticeable, and impressive improvement was the area of rough, lumpy skin.
Itchy is a 7 year old Arab, who suffers from sunburn. He tends to get scabby skin around the muzzle and nostrils.
After applying Skin Soother daily, I noticed that the skin is now feeling softer, looking almost normal and that the scabs are less hard. I’m still noticing positive changes daily to the condition.
It’s great to have a product that can be used on so many different ailments on different horses.
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