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Vettec's Ultra Dispensing Gun

Released at - February 23, 2016
Vettec is proud to introduce the Ultra Dispensing Gun! The first of it's kind in the industry, the Ultra is an automated gun designed for the application of Vettec products. Read More...

Cold Weather and Equi-Pak

Released at - January 22, 2016
As the temperatures drop many wonder about using Equi-Pak in cold weather and if cooler weather affects the longevity of the product.  Outside temperature typically are not an issue and do not affect the longevity of the product. Read More...

Hoof Adhesives in Wet Conditions

Released at - November 18, 2015
Wet weather and muddy conditions are difficult situations for anything adhesive…temporary wetness like riding through creeks, passing through wet ground, and time at the wash rack don’t pose insurmountable problems for adhesive applications, but standing in water or mud is diff Read More...

Can Vettec Products be Used With Boots?

Released at - October 16, 2015
Several Vettec products can be used in conjunction with boots.  Vettec pad materials can be used to provide comfort and support along with boots which provide protection.   Read More...

Managing Acute and Chronic Lameness with Pour-in Pads

Released at - September 25, 2015
Sheared heels are often caused by an imbalance of the hoof capsule or uneven distribution. In extreme cases the entire heel area may contract. Read More...

Using Solar Support and Boots for Endurance and Trail Riding Races

Released at - September 9, 2015
When gearing up for endurance and trail riding season, there is a lot of training and preparation that go into it for the rider and horse. Both have to be conditioned to face the 25, 50 or 100-mile race that lies ahead of them. Read More...

Pour-in Pads: Maintaining Normal Function

Released at - July 31, 2015
(NAPSI)—Changing seasons, weather conditions, old age, injury, overfeeding and other conditions can all affect the way a horse moves and bears weight comfortably. Providing your horse a stable platform on which to carry itself is crucial to its long-term health. Read More...

Heart Bar Pad with Equi-Pak CS

Released at - July 29, 2015
This Paint horse had been suffering under run heels for a few months; the heels had moved forward long enough to result in a negative palmar angle to the coffin bone (P3), and the horse was beginning to bear weight on the bulbs.  The farrier and vet team decided on a shoe packa Read More...

Vettec Adhesive Helps a Turtle Heal

Released at - February 21, 2015
We are always interested in scenarios where Vettec products are used for repairing something other than hooves.  Recently we received the following interesting story from a  Read More...

What does Vettec recommend for Seedy Toe and Hoof Wall Cracks?

Released at - June 17, 2014
Serious cases of seedy toe can lead to compromised hoof wall integrity.  The seedy toe can allow dirt and debris to pack up between the wall and the lamina causing irritation and issues. Read More...

How dry should the foot be for Vettec products?

Released at - March 21, 2014
Because Vettec products will bond to anything, even moisture, it is critical that moisture levels in the hoof be regulated before application.  Since we first introduced our line of adhesive materials, we have instructed that before applying Vettec materials, you must dry the h Read More...

Success Gluing on a Shoe With Adhere

Released at - February 26, 2014
This is a shot of a shoe glued on with Adhere 7 weeks after application.  The horse was turned out 24/7, in extreme cold and snow which then turned into mud and back to snow. Read More...