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Keratex Hoof Hardener

Keratex Equine Hoofcare
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Keratex Hoof Hardener strengthens weak, worn and cracked hooves by improving the molecular structure of the horn itself. The gentle acting chemical formulation forms additional intermolecular bonds between molecules of keratin through the process of cross-linking, producing a tougher, stronger horn structure. Keratin is the main protein constituent of horn and is best described as the building block of the horn structure. 

Apply to lower half of hoof and sole, avoiding coronary band and frog. Use daily for one week then twice weekly for general hoof maintenance. If the hoof has been treated with any oils or greases over the past three months, degrease the hoof thoroughly with acetone before applying Keratex Hoof Hardener. Do not use any oils or greases while using Keratex Hoof Hardener.

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Favorite Features

  • Strengthens, hardens, and protects hooves. 
  • Equally effective in wet & dry conditions.
  • Prevents the horn from taking in excess moisture, making it resistant to softening and weakening in wet conditions. This results in a reduction in shoe loss and abscesses.
  • Keratex Hoof Hardener is not an oil or resin layer and does not seal the hoof.
  • Keratex Hoof Hardener will ensure the treated hoof is able to breathe naturally so the moisture balance is properly maintained.
  • Should also be applied to the sole of the hoof to prevent bruising.
  • Includes brush for application.
  • Great for use on both shod and unshod horses because of its hardening and strengthening effect.

Ingredients

Aluminium chloride hexahydrate, Glycerine, Formaldehyde, Ethyl alcohol, Methyl alcohol, Methyl salicylate, Water
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    Keratex Hoof Hardener is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 196.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product! I️ quit using the hoof hardener for at least 6 months and I️ won’t do that again. My horses hooves became a lot softer and was noticeably ouchy on trail rides with stones and gravel. On my 2nd bottle and I️ notice a huge improvement.
    Date published: 2017-11-09
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product My horse has really bad feet, we have been using supplements and biotin to help grow them faster and stronger, a friend of mine suggested this product to me, she says it the best, so far we have been using it for 2 weeks and he feet look better and stronger, its only been a little while but i thin this product will be very good for my horse.
    Date published: 2017-11-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Keratex Hoof Hardener My husband has been using this product on two of our horses. We have tried many other hoof builders over the years but none have performed as well as Keratex. One mare has "teacup" hooves that are "shelly" and would not hold a shoe. Problem was resolved with Keratex. Our gelding has thin walls and Keratex insures that he holds his shoes between appointments with our Farrier. We started using it daily and now only apply it twice a week and we would not use anything else. Thank you Keratex!
    Date published: 2017-10-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really works I've seen great improvement in my mare's hooves since using this product.
    Date published: 2017-10-09
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Results! I have an OTTB that has constantly had hoof issues since I adopted him. His soles are incredibly soft and thin. Abscesses, bruises, more abscesses, etc. I found Keratex while searching possible options and decided to try it based off of the reviews. I could not be happier I did. My horse threw a shoe about 9 days after I started treatment. Normally, this would result in some degree of lameness (and probably an abscess) but he remained totally sound and rideable. One last test remains: we're headed into winter which means tons of rain. Fingers crossed Keratex continues to work as well as it has! The bottle is a bit expensive, however, it lasts a long time if you're only using it on one horse. I've maybe used half in the last few months, if that.
    Date published: 2017-09-19
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