Fungus treatment on TB mare
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Health

Fungus treatment on TB mare

This is a discussion on Fungus treatment on TB mare within the Horse Health forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category

    Like Tree1Likes
    • 1 Post By Le007

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        09-11-2013, 02:48 AM
      #1
    Foal
    Fungus treatment on TB mare

    My TB mare has a fungus on her hind leg (the only one with a sock) that only covers the pink skin. The fungus creates huge, hard scabs that are difficult to remove. I wash her leg frequently/daily and have tried multiple shampoos. Right now I am trying a sweat with Hydrocortisone cream, Triple Antibiotic ointment and antifungal cream. It gets the scabs soft enough to where I can remove them. The issue is when the leg is clear, keeping it clear. I also keep her sock clipped.
    This has been an ongoing problem with her for about a year, on and off. I have had multiple vets look at her and give their remedies (some Rx, ointments, creams, antibiotics, etc...). Some help for a while but then the scratches (that's what I am calling them) come back. Any advise?
    She doesn't wear boots, is turned out 24/7 so dew could be a problem, is on multiple supplements including an immune booster.

    Thanks!!!
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        09-11-2013, 03:05 AM
      #2
    Foal
    Have you ever tried the socks for horses. I think they're called 'Whinneys'.. I've heard people say they work. Have something in them to help prevent bacteria from building back up where the sores have time to heal and not get re-infected.
    Hope you find what works. I know it is frustrating.
    Kater likes this.
         
        09-11-2013, 03:13 AM
      #3
    Foal
    I will look into them. I have had the suggestion to try panty hose or compression hose. That will be my next step if I can get this cleared up!! Thanks for the suggestion!
         
        09-11-2013, 04:40 AM
      #4
    Started
    Sounds like she has whats called scratches. It attacks the pink skin. I used the green Listerine mouth wash when my mare had it. Tts inexpensive and works wonders! Tts an antiseptic and it drys it out at the same time.
         

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
    Message:
    Options

    Register Now

    In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

    Already have a Horse Forum account?
    Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

    New to the Horse Forum?
    Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

    User Name:
    Password
    Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
    Password:
    Confirm Password:
    Email Address
    Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
    Email Address:

    Log-in

    Human Verification

    In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


    Old Thread Warning
    This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Fungus? konikirule Horse Grooming 3 10-23-2013 01:14 PM
    Fungus among us rookie Horse Talk 2 07-12-2013 09:36 PM
    Fungus? JSMidnight Horse Health 3 06-11-2012 12:57 PM
    Fungus? Hailey1203 Horse Health 12 05-10-2012 12:11 PM
    Fungus? Runkio Horse Health 4 03-27-2012 11:42 AM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:35 AM.


    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0