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  • Colloidal silver for rain rot
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    05-01-2008, 04:33 PM
  #1
Foal
Help- Rain Rot

My mare has rain rot on her back and rump...I tried some betadine scrub (she's chestnut so it works :) ), but I am not able to see her often enough to keep the treatment up...is there something like a vinegar solution that would help get rid of the stuff more quickly? If you know, please email me suggestions at <darkmizertreehorse@gmail.com> or post on here...thanks!
     
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    05-01-2008, 04:38 PM
  #2
Trained
MTG will work great to clear up the rain rot
     
    05-01-2008, 05:26 PM
  #3
Yearling
You'll see results with MTG in about a day
     
    05-01-2008, 06:01 PM
  #4
Started
I agree with all that has been said!
     
    05-01-2008, 06:01 PM
  #5
Showing
MTG.
It's amazing stuff.
     
    05-01-2008, 08:21 PM
  #6
Started
Triodine! It's always worked GREAT when my horses get rainrot.
     
    05-01-2008, 09:12 PM
  #7
Weanling
My gelding had rain rot on his rump also...and my trainer suggested a chlorhexi-something shampoo. I only needed to shampoo it onto the affected parts, let it sit for ten minutes and rinse thoroughly one time and it has seemed to work. I think it is chlorhexidine....not sure. Can anybody help with the name?
     
    05-01-2008, 11:32 PM
  #8
Weanling
Diluted literine sprayed on the affected areas will kill it off.
     
    05-09-2008, 06:09 PM
  #9
Foal
There are a lot of different ways to get ride of rain rot.

MTG (mane and tail groom) - works great but you need to put it on everyday!
Iodine with some white vinegar is great! ( keeps away the flies away too)
Saurokraut also works just dab it on and watch it disappear.
Another thing I swear by is athletes foot cream! It has anti fungal stuff in it and it wipes the rain rot right out!
Clorox works great too! :)

To prevent spreading rain rot around. Drench your brushes with Lysol and it wipes out the disgusting fungus.

Hope this helps!
Good luck!
     
    05-09-2008, 07:19 PM
  #10
Trained
When I had to treat possum for it I used a betadine based product that cleared it up very quickly but yes I had to do it daily. I even did it twice daily for a week or so.

But, my wb got a touch of rainrot this year and I tried some colloidal silver. It only took a few days and it was almost clear.
     

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