I’ve used Equaide and really like it. It’s water-based and easy to use. It comes with a tiny brush so you can paint it on the wound. If it gets too thick you put a bit of water in and revive it. There is a popsicle stick included for that. I found that when the consistency is right I can shake it and use what is sticking to the top of the jar
I will not use Proudsoff or similar products on a wound because they are copper sulfate. It is caustic and will damage healthy tissue around a wound. It can also damage healing tissue in the wound.
I’m using it now for a cut on the inside of his fetlock. Recently I started using chlorhexidine scrub instead of Betadine. I also found a jar of chlorhexidine cream/ointment. He seemed to be getting sensitive about Betadine. Barn staff had cleaned and cold hosed it before I arrived. I put chlorhexidine cream on it, gauze and padding and then vet wrap. Standing wraps on both legs to protect it when he was outside in his run. 36 hours later it looked really good. I started the Equaide which doesn’t need to be covered. I clean it daily with the scrub but don’t take all of the Equaide off. It flakes off as the wound heals, so I paint on a fresh coat daily.
Adolf’s Meat Tenderizer is for use on horsefly bites on Cape Cod. Excellent product! Available at all the grocery stores. Dampen it a bit and then rub it on the bite. Gets rid of the itching and inflammation. We used it when we were kids. I didn’t know it was for your steaks until I was a grownup. There also was a tremendous market on the Cape for those toilet plungers you pump up and down. They are used for digging steamer clams on the sandy bottom at low tide.