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  1. #1
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    Default Short term daily use of White Lightening

    For a horse with central sulcus thrush. Anyone done this or is it too much? I just soaked him yesterday and feet look much better, but not totally gone.

    If used 2 or 3 days in a row, is that damaging to the hoof?



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    Nope, it certainly won't damage the hoof. His hair might get a little bleached, though.

    I would do a few WL soaks over a couple weeks, and make sure that you keep the hoves cleaned daily. And in between the WL soaks, I would put something else into those central sulcuses (sulci?) to keep bacteria/fungus at bay. Pete's Goo (triple antibiotic ointment mixed with athlete's foot cream and put into a small-tip syringe), Thrush Off, No Thrush, Tomorrow cow mastitis medicine, diluted Lysol 4-in-1 Cleanser, and apple cider vinager (I put a little tea tree oil into mine) are all good options that will kill the Bad Stuff without harming healthy hoof tissue.



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