Sudacreme is good for stuff like that my grey Welsh has bad mud fever and sudacreme has sorted it but make sure your horse doesn't have an allergy to any of the thing sudacreme contains xx
Thank you so much guys! That really does help :)
Hi Anna, my horse had a very bad case of mud fever a couple of times. what seemed to work one time didn't work the other time unfortunately. What usually works is what Erin said, clean the leg with antiseptic soap. After drying the leg I used Avuloxil (amoxicillin, potassiumclavanulate and prednisolone, meant for cows but a common treatment here for bad scratches/mud fever) on the leg, and in the worst case my vet wrapped the leg with an antibiotic cream (can't come up with the name right now...) to prevent swelling. Sometimes a vet needs to take a sample of the skin to see what treatment will work best. I hope your horse gets well soon!
Hi Anna,, my horse often has mud fever, when it's really bad I I have the same routine than Erin, when it's just a few scabs then I put honey on it and it works pretty well
Ok we definitely will try that! Thank you so much!
We scrubbed it with that anticeptic soap that the vets use (trying to get the scabs off), then day it properly with a clean towel. Then we put some milking cream on to keep it soft and not forming scabs again. Basically we disinfect it, pick scabs off, dry it because it shouldn’t be wet and then put some milking cream on to stop scabs because it isn’t water based and the fungus lives in the scabs.
It went away within a week or so and it was quite bad...