FAQ’s

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

1. Can I buy SBS products directly from you , the manufacturer?

2. Where is the nearest dealer to me that sells SBS Equine Products?

3. What if there is not an SBS Dealer near me?

4. How can I become a dealer for SBS products?

5. How do I know if my horse has white line disease and how do I treat it?

6. Why are there different types of “Sav-A-Hoof” products if they all treat white line disease?

7. What makes SBS Thrush Stop different than other thrush remedies on the market?

8. What is the purpose of using Farrier’s Hoof Sealant II? What makes it better than competitive products?

1.Can I buy SBS products directly from you , the manufacturer?

No, orders can be placed with an authorized SBS Dealer (click here for the dealer page).

2.Where is the nearest dealer to me that sells SBS Equine Products?

Click here for a list of current SBS Dealers.

3.What if there is not an SBS Dealer near me?

Most of our dealers have mail order or web ordering capabilities and can ship almost anywhere.

4.How can I become a dealer for SBS products?

If you are a retailer of equine products or vet supplies, click here for the distributor page.

5.How do I know if my horse has white line disease and how do I treat it?

White line disease is a chronic breakdown of the hoof wall that usually starts as a splitting at the white line. If left untreated, the entire hoof wall my have to be resected. Treatment of white line disease must be undertaken with a product that kills both fungus and bacteria at the same time. The “Sav-A-Hoof” line of products are for white line disease. For more details, go to the report: “Taking the Mystery Out of White Line Disease” on this website.

6.Why are there different types of “Sav-A-Hoof” products if they all treat white line disease?

It depends on the severity of the case and the advice that your farrier and/or vet gives you. Sav-A-Hoof Gel is a concentrated, time release formula that should be used for severe cases under pads and in cracks and voids in the hoof wall. Sav-A-Hoof Liquid should be applied daily on the coronary band and the hoof wall until the defect grows out. Sav-A-Hoof Soak is used in conjunction with a therapeutic boot on stubborn cases as well. Sav-A-Hoof Spray is a convenient, less concentrated form of treatment. It is used on milder cases or as a preventive. Many farriers and vets recommend using more than one form of Sav-A-Hoof products at a time, depending on the severity of the individual case.

7.What makes SBS Thrush Stop different than other thrush remedies on the market?

Thrush Stop effectively kills on contact the bacteria responsible for thrush. It binds to the protein of the hoof wall and frog to form long-lasting protection. It is very safe to handle because it contains no toxic chemicals like formaldehyde or heavy metals as do competitive products.

8.What is the purpose of using Farrier’s Hoof Sealant II? What makes it better than competitive products?

Farrier’s Hoof Sealant II is make from a urethane polymer that makes them extremely durable and abrasion resistant. Car bumpers are made of urethane for example.  Each bottle of Farrier’s Hoof Sealant II contains millions of microfibers that act as reinforcement and web-sealr cracks and nail holes, and help reinforce clinches.  The horse-journal  said that Farrier’s Hoof Sealant lasts two weeks, longer than any other sealant tested.

 

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Q: How do I know if my horse has white line disease and how do I treat it?
A: White line disease is a chronic breakdown of the hoof wall that usually starts as a splitting at the white line. If left untreated, the entire hoof wall my have to be resected. continued ...
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