Turpentine is painted on the soles of horse's hooves to help eliminate stinging. Also used by farriers to pack quarter cracks and split hooves. Can be an effective disinfectant and antibacterial agent that helps promote circulation and new hoof growth. An excellent hoof toughener and helps eliminate pain during strenuous exercise. Venice Turpentine 100%Directions:As a hoof toughener paint soled of hoof. Wipe away excees from heel bulbs For quarter cracks paint this product inot quater crack, then tape hoof with plastic of adhesive tape. Change daily. Use in moderation. Can be used daily. consistency of this producty will change in colder temperatiures. If this occurs, place tin in a bucket of warm water to soften.