Mud & Rain

Rated 5.0 out of 5
11 Reviews
$48

Hippo Health's ground breaking Scratches / Greasy Heel / Mud Fever & Rain Scald formulation heals from the inside out. No need to touch the legs, scrape off scabs or apply bandages and creams. Simply dose twice daily on a treat (horses love the sweet taste) and wait while the remedy does its work. Once healing is complete, the scabs fall off by themselves to reveal clear, healthy skin underneath. Once healed, you only need to dose at weekends to maintain.

How does it work? Our formulation supports the natural immune response of the horse (or livestock) to conditions caused by Dermatophilus congolensis bacteria i.e. scratches / mud fever / greasy heel / mud rash and rain scald / rain rot. By building up the immune system, you not only overcome the condition but you are left with a horse that has no ill effects from the treatment.

Safe, non-toxic ingredients
Safe to use alongside prescription medications
Competition and Racing safe (not swab-able)
Safe for pregnant and lactating mares
Alcohol free

All remedies have a shelf life of 2 years

General Disclaimer: Our remedies are formulated to support the natural immune system of horses, pets and livestock. We do not claim to treat, medicate or cure any health conditions. If you are worried an animal may be in pain or suffering please contact your veterinarian.

See related products: Ticks Plus, Liver Plus

Made in New Zealand. 100% Natural and Non-toxic. Homeopathic Preparation.

Contains equal parts of: Graphites, Natrum muriaticum, Petrolatum - note this is in non-toxic homeopathic form, Phytolacca, Staphisagria, Sulphur
Base: Vegetable glycerine & purified water

Remedies are dispensed either in a 90ml food grade aluminium bottle with a hygienic serum pump lid with over-cap or in food grade plastic jerry cans, sized 1 litre, 2 litre, 5 litres. The 5 litre jerry cans come with a free dispensing pump. The pump can also be bought separately for the smaller jerry cans. 

90ml bottle = 230 doses

1 litre jerry can = 80 days continuous cover via water troughs (dosing every second day) or 40 days dosing on feed (twice daily). *Maintenance dosing is once a week so product will last a lot longer.

2 litre jerry can =160 days continuous cover via water troughs (dosing every second day) or 80 days dosing on feed (twice daily). *Maintenance dosing is once a week so product will last a lot longer.

5 litre jerry can =400 days continuous cover via water troughs (dosing every second day) or 200 days dosing on feed (twice daily). *Maintenance dosing is once a week so product will last a lot longer.

This remedy can be continued long term. However reducing the frequency of dose when there are no symptoms present ensures the horse/livestock avoid desensitising to the remedy.

Pump Bottles
A dose consists of 2 pumps of remedy onto the tongue, gums or lips. Can also be given on a piece of food. Most horses love the sweet taste but if your horse is nervous about being dosed, you can put the dose on your finger and dab it on their lips or gums. They do not need to swallow the dose, it just has to come into contact with their tongue or gums.
Dose until symptoms are gone, then reduce dosing to once a week to maintain.
 
Jerry Cans
Water troughs – tip one capful (25ml) or 1 pump into the water trough every second day.
Feed – tip ½ capful (12ml), or ½ pump, on to feed twice daily.
Dose until symptoms are gone, then reduce dosing to once a week to maintain.

 

Would this work for rain scald along the top line & over the rump areas?

Yes it does, even on bad cases. Yes it does help the itch. Active manuka honey, which is an amazing healer usually costs more (per horse) than our Mud and Rain and it also has to be applied on the legs. A big advantage of our product is that it is given orally on a treat or in the trough, it couldn't be easier, no need to scrape, scrub or apply creams. You need to leave the scabs alone and let the healing happen on its own. If you need help with heavy/nasty and moist scabbing then use Mud and Rain. If it is a severe case then twice daily dosing will be needed. You can give the 2 doses half an hour apart if you only visit the grazing once a day, once when you catch them and once when you turn them out. Healing time varies from 5-7 days for mild cases, 3 weeks for severe cases.

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Reviewed by Jan B.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Brilliant product

My Clydie x was prone to mud fever from a 2 year old. I tried everything and then started researching. Saw very positive reviews for Mud and Rain and not only did it clear up the mud fever but kept it at bay. I now recommend this product to all who will listen.

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Reviewed by Montana S.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Worked wonders!

Cleared up the last of my geldings mud fever within days. Can’t wait to use as a preventative next winter so I don’t have to worry about it again!

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Reviewed by Ali S., from New Zealand
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Success after a year struggling with Mud Fever.

After more than a year of struggling with mud fever and rain scald on my 4 years old boy I was at my wits end. I'm so grateful I tried Mud & Rain from Hippo Health. Within 3 days I noticed an improvement and after two and a half weeks it's completely healed. I can't rate this product high enough. Thanks so much HIppo Health.

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Reviewed by Serena Middleton, V., from Australia
I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Absolutely amazed

After fighting a losing battle with greasy heel for six months, I tried Hippo Health's "Mud and Rain." I am absolutely amazed with the results! In just two weeks, scabs have all dropped off and hair has grown back. I can't believe it! Hopefully I won't need to buy another tub of zinc cream ever again!"

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Reviewed by Claire Connachan, S.
I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Buy it....you won't be disappointed.

You've got to see it to believe it, bought this product and even though it had excellent reviews I'll admit to being a little cynical. Anyway, I've been treating my mare for 2 weeks now and the scabs are just falling off revealing pink new skin underneath. I am utterly amazed at how good it is and so glad I tried it. Buy it....you won't be disappointed.

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