Grand Circuit White Lightning
Residual WLD has gone away
My mare had some residual WLD that I wanted to eradicate completely and was looking for solutions. Studies highlighted this product as being very successful, so I gave it a shot. A bit difficult to apply, but I've noticed a definitively cleaner hoof.
May 15, 2013
Worth the hassle
Though this product isnt the easiest to apply, it really knocked out my horse's white line. I still am having to follow up with daily betadine and apple vinegar, but his lingering thrush and most of the white line is gone. I bought turkey bags and reinforced them with duct tape for the soaking process and that worked fine and was very cheap
March 27, 2013
W/vinegar and water cleared up white line disease
March 17, 2013
I Believe in this Product
A year ago I purchased a draft/t'bred cross gelding from someon who hadn't taken very good care of his health/medical needs. His teeth, feet and back were all needing help.
Last summer my farrier found what appeared to be white line disease in his left front hoof. As a result much of the hoof wall on one side was not attached properly and providing minimal support. I trust and respect my farrier for his opinion. He's the expert on the hoof as far as I'm concerned with my horse. We decided to resect part of the affected hoof wall and try to treat the issue aggressively. Between trimming/shoeing we kept a special shoe on his affected hoof to offer additional support.
I did lots of research. Opinions vary widely about the diagnosis of white line disease AND effective treatments. Everyone has an opinion to these topics. Even my vet (who I also respect) had strong opinions regarding whether my horse even had WLD and whether resection was necessary. Based on what I read and heard, I felt periodic soaking with White Lightning and vineger may be the best course of action.
Eight months after beginning the soaking with White Lightning we have healthy hoof taking shape and the area of unhealthy hoof continues to get smaller each month. The new growth is also improving the alignment of his pastern/fetlock. Although there is no way to show improved hoof growth was the result of the use of White Lightning, I feel White Lightning did help treat the WLD.
In summary... Work with a good farrier, do research on the subject and consult your vet. Make an informed decision. If necessary, I'd use White Lightining again in a heartbeat.
February 20, 2013
Worked like a charm!
This is the 2nd bottle that I have used. My horse had gotten the dreaded "Seedy toe"! But with about 4 applications of this, things are looking better everyday and the section that was effected has almost grown out.
January 28, 2013
I had been treating a horse under my care for thrush for over a year. I was able to clear up three of the four hooves but one was never clear. I tried every product and treatment known to man....nothing worked. Then I heard of White Lightning. One treatment and voila! No thrush for 2 months!! Yes, the treatment is a bit more involved than others but one treatment vs treating every day for months is worth it!!! In the future, I will always use this product when I have a case of thrush. I did tape a towel around the zip lock and let him walk while grazing for the last 10 min to ensure that the treatment was able to penetrate the deepest areas.
January 4, 2013