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As mud season approaches, any tips to prevent scratches? My mare gets them badly on her back legs.

As mud season approaches, any tips to prevent scratches? My mare gets them badly on her back legs.
For prevention I dilute tea tree with water and spray on the area that has been affected in the past.
clip the hair , to prevent the mud from attaching, then i rub on desatine aka for diaper rash , keeps it dry :)
Equiderma Skin Lotion for horses
coconut oil :)
my gelding has the same problem! The only way I got his scratches to fully go away was using an anti-bacterial shampoo on his socks once a week, and use a hard brush to get the mud off the legs on the days you don't wash them, hope this helped!