Kentucky Performance Products: Pesky Skin Fungus?

Free tips from pro riders!

By Lisa Barry, FEI 3* Rider and Trainer

Try adding 3 or 4 packets of powdered dexamethasone to a normal sized jar of Corona® ointment. It will take care of it in a jiffy! Secondary fix: Use Fura-Zone ointment and 40% Desitin® cream. Mix in a 1:1 ratio for a similar result on horses that shouldn’t be exposed to steroids.

NOTE: Dexamethasone isn’t legal in competition so make sure to avoid or discontinue this wonder cream at least 24 hours prior to competing nationally and a week internationally.

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About Lisa:

Lisa Barry is a four-star event rider who has been riding and competing horses for 29 years, and has 16 years of international competition experience. Her horses have had top placings at many FEI events including at the Advanced/CCI4*/CCI5* level. Lisa has trained with Karen O’Connor for 25 years, and has worked for and ridden with Karen and David since she joined the O’Connor program as a working student when she was 17. Lisa competed at the 2015 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event aboard her beloved FIS Prince Charming, aka “Peanut,” a tiny, feisty New Zealand OTTB. Lisa is currently training and coaching out of Lexington, Kentucky and Ocala, Florida. If you have questions for Lisa or would like to learn more about her program email her at [email protected]

About Kentucky Performance Products, LLC:

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Neigh-Lox® Advanced provides a scientifically advanced blend of ingredients that work synergistically to maintain your horse’s digestive tract in peak condition by supporting both the gastrointestinal tissues and the beneficial bacteria that populate the gut. Maintaining a healthy digestive tract reduces the risk of colonic and gastric ulcers, colic, laminitis related to hindgut acidosis, and oxidative stress that damages digestive tract tissues themselves. Horses with a well-balanced GI tract have good appetites, absorb more nutrients from their diets, maintain a strong immune system, and stay healthier.

The horse that matters to you matters to us®. Not sure which horse supplement best meets your horse’s needs? We are here to help. Contact Kentucky Performance Products, LLC at 859-873-2974 or visit our website at

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