I haven't been on in months, so I apologize for my lack of participation around here! I have a question regarding White Line Disease. My horses had their feet trimmed a few weeks ago and the farrier said Tanner (my TB) has White Line Disease in his front right hoof. He cut a groove in the bottom of the hoof near the outer wall and told me to put bleach on it everyday for a week. I have put bleach on it, but how do I know that it took care of the problem? When I looked at the hoof, it looked fine to me, so obviously it hasn't advanced much, which is good. Is bleach the way to go or should I use something else?
FYI, they are in a muddy pasture because we have gotten a LOT of rain, so I'm thinking it could have come from the moist ground. I clean their feet and they don't look thrushy, so otherwise, they are healthy. Any advice is appreciated. :)