Soothing Skin Support

Nurture the equine skin and coat with ZYMOX® Equine Defense enzymatic products. Recommended by veterinarians, Equine Defense features the same trusted enzyme technology of the patented LP3 Enzyme System used in ZYMOX Ear Care, ZYMOX Dermatology and Oratene® Brushless Oral Care. Non-toxic and water-based for no-sting, easy care of irritated, inflamed skin. It contains no harsh ingredients such as astringents, chlorines, or detergents. It contains no steroids or antibiotics. Your horse will always test clean.


Skin Defense for Your Horse

  • Care for sensitive or inflamed skin
  • Calm and soothe irritations
  • Promote healthy skin and coat
  • No sting application
  • No astringents, alcohol, chlorines or detergents
  • No antibiotics
  • No steroids
  • Water-based
  • Non-toxic
  • Test clean

Spray & Cream

How do I ensure optimal results when for irritated skin?

In order to optimize results using ZYMOX Equine Defense Topical Spray or Cream, follow the no pre-cleaning protocol. Rinsing the area with water is allowed, however, no cleaning or antiseptic agent is necessary before using ZYMOX topicals. When dealing with itchy allergy skin and general superficial skin irritations, many horse owners have found ZYMOX Equine Defense Skin & Coat Wash and Skin Guard to be excellent additions to the Cream and Spray.

Does ZYMOX Equine Defense contain steroids?

No steroids are used, only natural enzymes so your horse will test clean.

How is ZYMOX Equine Defense products different from other products on the market?

The ZYMOX Equine Defense products contains no antibiotics or harsh chemicals but rather employs the powerful & patented LP3 enzyme system. The products can safely be used on horses of all ages.

Which ZYMOX Equine Defense product is best for application to the hoof and frog?

Because of its viscosity, the ZYMOX Equine Defense Cream provides a perfect vehicle to carry the active enzyme ingredients and allows for quick adherence to the hoof, frog and other areas of the horse. The tube features a catheter tip for easy, targeted application.

Skin & Coat Wash/ Skin Guard

Is it necessary that I use ZYMOX Equine Defense Skin & Coat Wash before applying the ZYMOX Equine Defense Skin Guard, or can I use the shampoo that I already have?

ZYMOX Skin & Coat Wash is the recommended shampoo to use with ZYMOX Skin Guard because its known gentle plant surfactants will not affect the enzyme formula in the conditioner and its effectiveness. ZYMOX Skin & Coat Wash does not contain harsh detergents, pesticides, colorings or residual petroleum products that might cause unnecessary skin irritation. These and other harsh surfactants used in many other pet shampoos could potentially destroy or disrupt the enzymes in the Skin Guard.

Proudly Made in the USA

Pet King Brands is committed to providing quality products proudly made in the USA that are safe, effective and free of harmful ingredients so animals can lead healthy, happy lives.

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