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Before and After Photos

If a horse has a hock injury or bed sore, the healing process cannot take place unless a protective layer is placed between the ground and the skin:

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It is a good idea to have a second set of Hock Shields so your horse doesn’t have to go unprotected when they get them muddy:

Gooey Sore Solution

If your horse has a open gooey sore, you might want to cover it for a few days so you don’t have to clean blood off of your new Hock Shield.

One customer told us she has had success with this method: Cut a small square of gauze and place it over the sore (a little neosporin to keep it from sticking might be helpful) and cover it with that stretchy tape you can get at your local tack store. Then put your Hock Shields on your horse. I left it on Whinny for 3 days to see if it would stay and it did. When I removed it, it left a little glue but that was gone the next day. Whinny still has a little callous from years of hock sores before wearing Hock Shields.

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Both hocks are completely protected; Hock Shields stay in place while getting up: