Liquid Hoof Dressing Laurel balm for the care and protection of horses' hooves. Good hooves call for the use of top quality products, for one, to keep them supple elastic and balanced. Liquid Hoof Dressing does not merely give the horn a pretty shine. It penetrates the horn to nourish the hoof deep down. Regular use of Liquid Hoof Dressing prevents the hoof wall from drying, protects it from the wet, and activates horn growth.