POUL­TICES

EQUUS - - Eq Handson -

• 5sed For cool­ing limbs and re­duc­ing mi­nor swellings not as­so­ci­ated with acute in­juries; may also be used to treat hoof ab­scesses

• Ac­tion “draw­ing” of fluid col­lected be­tween cells via os­mo­sis

• Com­mon ac­tive in­gre­di­ents min­er­al­based clays, like kaolin, glyc­er­ine, Ep­som salts

• Ap­pli­ca­tion spread onto lower limbs or packed into hooves. Can be wrapped over or left un­cov­ered to dry. Af­ter 24 hours, the leg is hosed clean or the dried poul­tice brushed off.

• Note Cot­ton pads filled with poul­tice ma­te­rial pro­vide a no-mess ap­pli­ca­tion op­tion.

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