For Immediate Release!
Hoof Sealant Blocks Pathways of Infection
from SBS Equine Products have developed a product using dental
technology that seals out moisture and disease causing fungus and
bacteria from entering the hoof wall through nail holes and small
cracks. The product is called Farrier's Hoof Sealant.
is that each 5 oz bottle of the clear sealant contain over 2 million
tiny microfibers that are suspended in a tough urethane polymer.
According to the SBS researchers, these reinforcing fibers interlock to
form a web-like structure that bridge holes and cracks without the need
to fill them. Old nail holes and hairline cracks caused by
domestication are the major pathways of infection in the hoof.
process takes only a few minutes for the resin to harden. A second coat
of sealant can be applied over large holes if necessary. Solvents in
the product allow it to be spread easily over the hoof wall before
quickly evaporating, leaving behind the dry protective coating.
field trials comparing the leading hoof sealants The Horse-Journal,
picked SBS's Farrier's Hoof Sealant as" Editors Choice" (March 2010).
They said that product, "lasts much longer than other sealants and does
a better job of filling nail holes, cracks and other irregularities in
the hoof wall". They also liked it for addressing problems with
chipping and losing shoes.
For more information or Hi-Res images please contact:
SBS Equine Products
3888 Mannix Dr., Unit 303
Naples, FL 34114