Life Data® Hoof Clay is an antimicrobial packing for hoof defects. Effective against a wide spectrum of bacterial and fungal organisms which can lead to white line disease, wall separations, crumbling horn, and thrush. The sticky, clay-like consistency easily packs and stays in hoof defects, old nail holes, and cracks. Can be applied under hoof pads for extended periods. Allows continuous and long term protection against hoof eating microbes. Life Data® Hoof Clay contains the following active ingredients: iodine, tea tree oil, and yucca extract.
Hoof Wall Defects:
Hoof should be dry and clean before application. 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.
White Line Disease:
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. Life Data® Hoof Clay can be used routinely under shoes as a White Line Disease preventative. It is acceptable to drive nails through the Hoof Clay and into the hoof wall.
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.