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Forshner's Hoof Packing

This page contains information on Forshner's Hoof Packing for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
  • Forshner's Hoof Packing Indications
  • Warnings and cautions for Forshner's Hoof Packing
  • Direction and dosage information for Forshner's Hoof Packing

Forshner's Hoof Packing

This treatment applies to the following species:
Company: Farnam

The Original Lemoines Formula. Active Ingredients: Pine Tar 8.5% w/w, Petrolatum 27.40% w/w, Paraffin 8.96% w/w

No mixing. Prepared and ready to use. NEVER DRIES OUT IN THE HOOF OR IN THE CAN. Sold at leading harness and farrier supply shops. Formula per ounce: Petrolatum 7.5 g, Pine Tar 2.4 g

Forshner's Hoof Packing Indications

An emollient hoof packing that can be used as an aid in preventing drying of the horny tissues, in case of contracted heels and hardening frog; and as an aid in keeping them moist and pliable.

Directions For Use

Make sure hoof is thoroughly CLEAN and DRY. Pack in around frog. Spread layer over sole and cover with paper. Apply two or three times a week. For easier application in cold weather, keep where warm.

Storage Instructions: Keep in cool, dry place.

Forshner’s® Hoof Packing

How to pack a hoof:

1. Make sure hoof is clean and dry. Take a small amount of Forshner’s® Hoof Packing (about the size of a golf ball) and work in your hands until pliable.

2. Pack firmly around the frog.

3. Continue to cover sole of hoof completely. (Cover with paper or straw if needed.*)

4. Remove with hoof pick before working horse.

*Farriers: follow above directions and cover with pad before shoeing.

Not For Human Use.

Your Partner in Horse Care

CENTRAL Garden & Pet

FARNAM HORSE PRODUCTS, A Division Of Farnam Companies, Inc., P.O. Box 34820, Phoenix, AZ 85067-4820


WELMARK INTERNATIONAL, 100 Stone Road West, Ste. 111, Guelph, ON N1G 5L3

©1997-2019 Farnam Companies, Inc.

Farnam with design, Forshner’s, Forshner’s with design and Your Partner in Horse Care are trademarks of Farnam Companies Inc. Central Garden & Pet and Central Garden & Pet with design are trademarks of Central Garden & Pet Company.

Net Contents:




4 lbs (1.814 kg)




Art: 201310


14 lbs (6.35 kg)




CPN: 1000287.3

301 WEST OSBORN ROAD, P.O. BOX 34820, PHOENIX, AZ, 85013-3928
Telephone:   602-285-1660
Toll-Free:   800-234-2269
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