The stable pharmacy should always be filled with basic products such as wound dressings, disinfectants, silver or blue spray and a thermometer so that you can immediately provide first aid for small wounds. Plasters should also be available for bipeds.
Zinc oxide, silver or blue spray will help your horse with small wounds
You should always have zinc oxide spray and silver or blue spray in stock in the stall pharmacy. You can use it to cover scratches and small wounds and protect them from wound secretions, sweat, urine, water and other harmful influences. The area should be thoroughly cleaned beforehand. This is also helpful, for example Dragon's Blood Movie Patch from Effol. This also covers smaller wounds thoroughly and promotes healing. If your horse doesn't like being sprayed so much, there is one too Silver ointment for wound care from Leovet.
For swellings, for example on the horse's leg: Cooling gel provides quick relief
Cooling gel helps quickly if your horse's legs are very warm or tarnished after work. The cooling gel Leovet Celsius can also be applied to damp fur. Cooling down the legs promotes the regeneration of stressed ligaments and tendons. These cooling gels can also be used in the event of tendon damage or other inflammations. If your horse has a serious injury that is causing it to swell, first discuss the use of a cooling gel with the vet.
Smaller wounds heal faster with a wound gel or a wound ointment
Insect bites, abscesses, eczema, mallenders or small bite wounds - such minor injuries can easily be treated by yourself. Many manufacturers offer antibacterial ointments and gels that promote wound healing and protect the wound. The skin repair skin balm from Effol, Carr Day Martin Wound Cream or Leovets Proprolis Gel are particularly popular. They all support the natural healing process for small wounds, scrapes and abrasions.