I have a gelding who has cracks in all 4 hooves. They are not terrible cracks but his hooves are really dry along with the frogs which are hard and dry. He is bare foot and is trimmed by a farrier on a regular basis. I have owned him for about a month but it has been really dry here all summer. The cracks were present when I purchased him he also a few chips but those have since been worked out. I have been applying hoofmaker daily (or almost everyday) for about 3 weeks now and he has been on a mineral supplement for about 2 weeks. He is in a dry dirt lot. Im not sure what to do about them but some of them are getting worse.
Can anyone help me out???
Any suggestions of products or other remedies are very welcome!
Here is a pic of his worst cracks. The other cracks are all hairline cracks.