Ice-O-Poultice is a medicated poultice that makes it anti-inflammatory. The anti inflammatory properties are enhanced within Ice-O-Poultice, making it very effective.
Never put poultice on any type of wound including open and puncture wounds. Drawing sauves made specifically for wounds are recommended in this situation. Poultice is not an anti-biotic and does not kill bacteria, viruses, infection, or fungus.
We do not recommend poultice to wrap feet. It draws the moisture out of the hoof. With repeated use, it can damage the hoof wall. Sole Pack is created specifically the hoof. If we are on the road we may use it when no other medication is available. Using poultice is better than using nothing […]
For young horses, our poultice gets them used to something on leg – preparing for bandage use. We do not use a bandage on a young horse because they tend to twist and pull bandages potentially bowing a tendon. When I am breaking my young horses in to become used to bandages, I leave poultice […]
Anytime a horse gets a chemical blister or even sunburn, I like to use Aloe Vera or something soothing like a furaseptin. I try to avoid any creams with an oil base like triple antibiotic simply because they are not water soluble and difficult to wash off. If your horse is real sensitive and having […]
They will usually display behavior that is telling us they are not happy. Stomping legs, running in circles, or even trying to get the product off. Some will even whinny in distress. You need to know the horse because some horses simply don’t want anything on their legs. I will often use Hawthorne’s poultice on […]
Some ingredients in medicated poultices will blister some horses. If another product is applied under or over the poultice, a reaction may occur. Soap is a real problem if it is not completely rinsed off. Poultices are like high powered facial masks, and we have all used one or two of those that our skin […]
No, it should not burn. The burn horse owners sometimes talk about is like a chemical burn and scurffing (flaky skin) usually occuring with the possibility of hair loss, sensitive skin and even swelling. Some of the medicated poultices on the market today will blister if they are combined with other products or on already […]