How to Treat Rain Rot in Winter

Freezing Temps. Endless Snow. Icy Pastures.
Rain Rot.

Treating rain rot on horses in the winter can be a struggle, but not anymore! WATCH as COAT DEFENSE® daily PREVENTATIVE POWDER takes it off INSTANTLY!

Treating rain rot on a horse in the winter can be a real challenge. Liquid formulas can freeze and simply not work, chemicals and harsh remedies can leave your horse without their much needed coat. But thanks to COAT DEFENSE® daily PREVENTATIVE POWDER, treating rain rot in the winter is a breeze.

Is used BEFORE the skin is heavily inflamed or broken. COAT DEFENSE® daily PREVENTATIVE POWDER can be used as a barrier against skin and coat ailments, while also treating the early stages of fungus and bacteria buildup.

Our customers have been able to PREVENT and TREAT the following by using the powder in their daily grooming routine:

  • Kills surface fungus on contact including rain rot, cannon crud and yeast infections

  • Soothes and treats sweet itch

  • Protects against bacterial buildup under boots, pads, and blankets

  • Protects against fungus on all surfaces

  • Calms skin compromised by insect allergies

  • Prevents Boot Rubs and general tack chafing

  • A must for under therapeutic boots to keep leg dry and odor free!

  • As a dry shampoo that allows retention of natural oils.  See how it shines! ( see unTacked review!) super handy if it’s too cold or water unavailable on a trail ride.

  • Soothing, Deodorizing  Dry Shampoo for Dogs. Great for keeping them smelling fresh in between professional grooms!

  • Safe for dealing with fungal problems on /in dog face and ears…(kills earmites!)

  • Kills bacteria and odor in human boots and helmets, and has been an underarm deodorant for years!

  • Dissipates odor on contact on animals, humans, and equipment.

  • Sprinkle on your legs and your britches will slide right on!

FEI and USEF compliant

Ingredients: Proprietary blend of Sodium Bicarbonate, maranta arundinacea (arrow root) powder, bentonite clay, zea mays (corn starch), menthe piperita (peppermint) oil.

24 ounces

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Even in warm, humid conditions like Florida, our COAT DEFENSE® daily PREVENTATIVE POWDER still works to remove rain rot on contact! Watch the video below to see how we helped Ginger, a rescue horse that was almost sent to slaughter after being abused, malnourished and suffering from a bad case of painful rain rot.

Ginger was rescued before she was sent to auction, she was malnourished with a horrible case of rain rot. With COAT DEFENSE® Daily PREVENTATIVE POWDER, it fell off instantly! If your horse is suffering from rain rot, grab some for yourself today over at
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In addition to treating rain rot, COAT DEFENSE® daily PREVENTATIVE POWDER can be used as an aid to dry your horse in cold temperatures…

Kim applied COAT DEFENSE® daily PREVENTATIVE POWDER, curried it in and waited 10 minutes, this was the result! Add COAT DEFENSE® daily PREVENTATIVE POWDER to your winter grooming routine to prevent bacteria and fungus, and treat any skin ailment your horse throws your way!

As a dry shampoo to bathe your horse in the winter…

Jim tells us why he trusts Coat Defense on the road to keep his horse's skin shiny, healthy and protected.
While we’re on the road and it’s cold, too cold to bathe, COAT DEFENSE® keeps these horses looking like a million bucks!

And even prevent boot and blanket rubs!

Victoria tells us how she uses COAT DEFENSE® daily PREVENTATIVE POWDER to stop boot rubs, keep her horse dry under the pad and smelling fresh everyday.

Hear what horse owners are saying about COAT DEFENSE® daily PREVENTATIVE POWDER and our COAT DEFENSE® TROUBLE SPOT DRYING PASTE, and why this is a must in every barn!

People tell us why they love COAT DEFENSE® products for keeping their horse comfortable, healthy and happy. COAT DEFENSE® is the first all natural, non-toxic, organic equine product that PREVENTS and TREATS rain rot, proud flesh, rainscald, mud fever, sweet itch, equine scratches, cannon crud, ringworm, girth galls, summer sores, insect bites, wounds and much more.