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Deworming recommendations

There are two methods used for deworming horses. The first method is to administer paste dewormers  every 6-8 weeks. The second method is to keep the horse on a daily dewormer and paste deworm twice a year. Fecal examinations are essential in determinating the necessity of deworming.

1.Paste Deworming Protocol:

This schedule is recommended for the Northeastern United States for horses not on a continuous  deworming program.( i.e. daily Strongid C 2X):

January-Ivermectin/praziquantel combination (Equimax)

March-Oxibendazole (Anthelcide)

May-Moxidectin (Quest) ( Use in horses only. We do not recommend using in miniature horses or ponies.)

       -Ivermectin (Equell) for miniature horses and ponies

July-Double dose Pyrantel Pamoate (Strongid)

September-Ivermectin/Praziquantel combination (Equimax)

November-Double dose Fenbendazole (Panacur) This can be repeated for 4 more days if horse is showing signs of small strongyle infestation (poor coat, chronic colic, diarrhea, unthrifty)

**Remember to read the active ingredient. For example fenbendazole is the active ingredient in Panacur and Safeguard.

                                                         

2. Daily Deworming Protocol

Deworm December and June with Ivermectin/praziquantel combination(Equimax) and keep horse on a daily dewormer, pyrantel pamoate (Strongid 2 x). If you choose this protocol, we recommend enrolling in the Preventicare Program offered by Pfizer. 

Note* Before starting the continuous deworming program, deworm with Equimax, Quest or a Panacur Power Pac.

THIS ---->https://sigmanvetclinic.com/equine-services/deworming.html

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