Preventing and Treating Rainscald in Your Horse

The Last Ride Arizona discusses Rainscald in Your Horse

A skin infection caused by a softening of the skin, rainscald can develop in a horse that has a weakened immunity or who is already in poor condition. The skin infection may also result from a lack of the grease that is naturally found in the coat of the horse that is meant to help it stay warm and dry. If leaking or non-breathable turnout rugs or used, rainscald may also develop due to poor air circulation under the rug. Similarly, Rainscald in Your Horse may develop if the horse’s back is constantly getting wet due to rain or sweat. Read More