Black Tac is for use on the heels and frog to help maintain health, prevent damage, stop hoof wall cracking and power up resilience. Black Tac Heel & Hoof Care has turned out to be one of the best possible dressings for cuts, scrapes and scuffs. Black Tac for horses (and cattle) forms a protective barrier over the affected area helping it to dry out and heal, effective for horse hoof care, horseshoe nails, trimming and shoeing, and other hoof problems resulting from wet and muddy conditions. It’s a compound of high quality natural ingredients, is water soluble and can be used on all skin lesions. It is used to good effect by many top racing stables especially when training on sand.