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post #1 of 3 Old 02-17-2013, 08:20 PM Thread Starter
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Hooflex Reviews?

Has anybody used Absorbine Hooflex? Positive/ negative feedback?
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post #2 of 3 Old 02-17-2013, 08:26 PM
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I am not a fan of painting anything on a horse's hoof to improve it, I think that comes from proper care and feeding. Hooflex does soften up dry soles to the point that a stick can puncture the hoof wall, seen it happen. I use hooflex as hoof oil/polish if I am showing in a mucky arena, it keeps the mud off better than hoof black. The occasional time I use it, it's neither helped, nor harmed anything, but using it once every couple of months is not really "using" it, lol.
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post #3 of 3 Old 02-17-2013, 08:27 PM
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Has anybody used Absorbine Hooflex? Positive/ negative feedback?
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What's on the outside isn't as important as what's on the inside... I've used it, but not as the main way to keep the hooves healthy. I keep mine on a hoof supplement, and though it costs a little extra per month, my savings pretty much equal what I would pay for conditioners, with much much better results. And less messy! I work closely with my farrier, and as long as I'm not treating thrush, I don't use any topical stuff :) hope this helps, but it's only one opinion! There are many 'right' ways to do things, and this is what works for me :)
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