So you've discovered your fur baby has thrush. What to do!? Do you go to the local Tractor Supply & buy Thrush-X or something similar, or do you find a cheaper alternative that works just as good, maybe better without too much mess? Maybe you're a bit low on funds & can't afford to get something from the Supply store or vet for a bit.
I have found a few remedies for thrush that won't break the bank... too much.
Betadine & hydrogen peroxide. Mix 1/2 & 1/2 & apply.
Apple Cider Vinegar. Use straight. Also good for fly control & Anti-inflammatory.
Oil of Oregano. Only use a few drops at a time.
Liquimycin (dairy cattle inj antibiotic) Suck up in a needle-less syringe & squirt on thrush spots. DO NOT INJECT HORSE with it! External use ONLY.
Bleach is NOT recommended because it eats the good tissues as well as the bad & can further cause problems. Anything that "eats" bacteria or live flesh should never be used & can cause serious, sometimes fatal problems. When in doubt call your vet!
*Note* If you're a beginner in the horse world & you're not sure if your horse has thrush or don't know what it looks like, have your vet or farrier show you before applying any of these remedies.
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