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so I'm a barrel racer and I'm going to a 7 day clinic and I was wondering would this help
Draw It Out would certainly help you out at a long clinic like that. Our concentrate formula would be perfect to spray the back and shoulders down in the mornings and evenings to keep your horse fresh. You could also use it right before and after the clinic in the same way. If you will be stalling on concrete, applying the gel to the legs would help keep your horses legs fresh and tight. The gel is great any time you have a horse confined to extended standing. The best part is theory is no cleanup. You can just let DiO dry with no need to wash it off before entering the arena.
My mare is having hock issues and needs to be injected for maintenance purposes. If I apply this before and after a run will that help her hock problems and help her feel better when we run? Also, what's the difference between the gel and the concentrate and which one would you recommend for my mare I talked about above? Thank you!
Thanks for contacting us! Applying DiO would help your hockey issues. It won't replace the injections but will help with the overall issue. DiO will help her feel great when running. Our product is designed to help combat soreness and can be used pre and post race. Using our products before helps keep horses from getting as sore as they normally would and using after will reduce the inflammation and pain even further. The major difference between concentrate and gel is potency and application. The concentrate is great to mix into a spray bottle and spray down big areas like backs chests and shoulders. It's quick and easy to apply but you will get some run off of the product. Most folks will mix this at 50/50 though the stronger you mix the more effective the product is. The gel is super easy to use for legs or areas you can't wrap. It stays where you put it and is about 125% of the potency of the concentrate at full strength. It's not quite as cost effective but is easy to use and you get less waste because it stays in place. Either version of DIO can be used with or with out wraps depending on your preference. For the hock issues I would recommend the gel due to its higher potency and the fact that it stays in place.
Are you supposed to use the gel and the concentrate together or separate? How much is the bundle package for the both of them and the sprayer (is this the sprayer that's out of stock)?
The gel and concentrate are different versions of the same product. The gel is designed to. Be used on legs and other spot application areas while the concentrate is great as a spray. It is wonderful for large areas such as backs and shoulders. The 16oz Sprayer is currently out of stock but our new Flairasol bottle is available as an alternative. When using the concentrate remember that the stronger you mix the faster it will work. Most folks mix at a 50/50 ratio with is easy to do in just about any spray bottle.
Hope this helps!
My horse has SI issues and I was wondering if I can apply this directly to his back and hips to help with sore tight muscles.
You sure can apply this directly to your horses back and hips. The gel is a great option because it stays where you put it and is a bit more potent. The concentrate is also a great option (my preference) because I can spray on which is a bit easier than massaging the gel in sometimes. If you go with the concentrate I would mix at a 50/50 or stronger just to ensure it is strong enough for your issue. The gel is more potent and may net better over all results but can be more cumbersome to apply and is moderately more expensive.
Hope this helps!
Can I use dio on an stone Bruise foot? His frog is very sore
You sure can! Some folks like to soak gauze in the concentrate (50/50 or higher) pack the hoof then wrap. You can use a syringe to keep this moisture for a longer application though changing the wrap regularly may be best. Other folks will apply the gel (my favorite) liberally directly on the frog and wrap over it. Either way works great. You can also utilize the concentrate as a soak of you like though that can be a tougher and more time consuming process.
I have a senior that has ringbone. Would this help to ease it in anyway. I just want to help him as much as I can
It sure would help alleviate some of the swelling and painassociated with ringbone. For application on the pad tern I would recommend the gel formula. It is a bit more potent and much easier to keep in place.
My thoroughbred mare gave herself a few scrapes on her hock and down her cannon bone. Her leg is swelled up, but not terrible, and she's not lame. Is it okay to use the gel around the scrapes to reduce the swelling?
Yes! DiO is safe in and around open wounds.