Fiske's Hoof and Hide Balm Fiske's Hoof and Hide Balm has been tried and tested for over 100 years. It is a 100% natural, multi-purpose solution which is sold in an easy to apply container. This economical product covers the three basic needs of horse care maintenance - 1. the hoof - 2. the hide - 3. the muscle. It serves the back yard family pet as effectively as it serves the needs of the highly active performance horse. The ingredients combine to create a horseman's medicinal dream. They consist of a unique blend of cooling herbs and pure essential oils, along with the old faithful's... pine tar and menthol, combined in a non petroleum base and then thickened with raw beeswax. The beeswax thickens the mixture which limits run off waste and still allows it to remain a breathable barrier. The ingredients are gently blended under ideal conditions in our laboratory, thus producing a quality controlled product every time. Fiske's Hoof and Hide Balm is the original recipe and is as reliable today as it was 100 years ago. It looks like butterscotch sauce, it feels like silk on the skin, and the fragrant medicinal odour changes the smell in the stable. Beeswax provides a healthy natural breathable barrier allowing for healthy oxygen exchange Treats many forms of common hide ailments such as rainrot Effective relief for swelling and muscle soreness Maintains proper moisture balance in the hoof Increases flexibility to prevent cracks Contains NO Petroleum, 100 % Natural Leaves a healthy shine - excellent show dressing Ideal for cold weather applications Fiske's Hoof and Hide Balm has antibacterial / antifungal / antiviral / antiseptic properties that will help prevent infection from thrush and white line disease.