Bickmore's all-natural Venice Turpentine is a highly effective disinfectant and antibacterial agent. It acts as a counter-irritant to promote circulation and new hoof growth. As a hoof pack or dressing, it may be used as preventative care and for the treatment of quarter cracks and split hooves. Venice Turpentine also aids in relieving discomfort and soreness due to various hoof ailments. It may be painted on the soles of hooves as a toughener and helps eliminate pain during strenuous exercise. Comes in pint size can.