Originally Posted by waresbear
No, but what good is anti-microbial? As soon as you brush the horse, it's got micros on it, so? And I sure would not trust it using it on a horse with say lice, then thinking it's anti-microbial powers will protect the next horse I use it on. Sounds like a money grab.
Yea, well I sure wouldn't rely on them as the only means of preventing stuff from spreading, that's for sure. I battle thrush pretty regularly where I live, and was just curious if anyone had any luck with them. I, too, am skeptical. Nothing replaces common sense and good hygiene to prevent disease/viruses/etc. I did cave and buy the $9 hoof brush, as a few people mentioned that they had good luck with the brush in addition to regular thrush treatment. I figured for $9 if it helps a little, great. If not, I can certainly get $9 worth of scrubbing done with it! They seem much more popular in the UK at this point.