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Ground seepage moisture, rain, etc. is damaging to horse's hooves. Hoof Oil, Balsam or Pine Tar is beneficial to Horses' Hooves due to the adding of the oil acting as a preventative to the damage from water moistures. Depending upon the situation, hoof oil should be applied at least once a day to prevent against rain, humidity or sand surfaces.
Hoof Oils also protects the hoof from damaging drying surfaces such as sand