Medications and Drugs

One Simple Tip for More Effective Deworming

Try this trick to ensure your horse gets the most out of his deworming medication. READ MORE

Ten Reasons to Love Sticky Ichthammol Ointment

by the Editors of EQUUS magazine It may be smelly, sticky and sort of gross, but the drawing salve ichthammol can't be beat in terms of versatility and affordability. READ MORE

Harnessing the Power of DMSO

by Heather Smith Thomas Is DMSO a miracle drug or dangerous toxin? Here's everything you need to know about using the power of DMSO safely and effectively. READ MORE

Customize Your Horse's Vaccination Plan

Which vaccines a horse requires depends on his age, lifestyle and other circumstances. In this article from the August 2010 issue of EQUUS, David Trachtenberg, DVM, owner of Ledgewood Veterinary Equine Clinic in Ontario, New York explains his approach to vaccinating seven very different horses. READ MORE

Storing Equine Medications Safely

The state of your medicine chest can affect the safety and efficacy of the items it contains. READ MORE

Who Makes the Drugs Your Horse Takes?

by Joseph Bertone, DVM Compounding drug pharmacies provide a valuable service to the equine community, but it's wise to become familiar with their credentials and procedures. READ MORE

Another Reason to Vaccinate Against WNV

by Christine Barakat Research shows that the cost of treating West Nile Virus encephalitis far exceeds the expense of regular vaccinations. By Christine Barakat for EQUUS magazine. READ MORE

The Essentials of Parasite Control

by Laurie Bonner Here's how to maximize your horse's deworming program. By Laurie Bonner for EQUUS magazine. READ MORE

Higher Bute Doses: No Benefit But Higher Risks

by Christine Barakat A study of bute finds no benefits in higher doses, but higher risks. READ MORE

EQUUS Chart: Equine Medication Basics

by the Editors of EQUUS magazine Download this handy list of the nine types of drugs commonly administered to horses and what they do. From the editors of EQUUS magazine. READ MORE

Giving Medication by Mouth

by Christine Barakat Use this simple technique to make the medicine go down with minimum fuss or mess. READ MORE

New Single-Dose West Nile Vaccine

by Christine Barakat A new modified live-virus, single-dose vaccine, introduced in the fall of 2006, protects horses from illness caused by West Nile virus. By Christine Barakat for EQUUS magazine. READ MORE

Are Your Horse's Vaccinations Up to Date?

This free download from EQUUS magazine provides vaccination information you need to know to protect your horse against disease. READ MORE

Supplement Selection

EQUUS Medical editor, Matthew Mackay-Smith addresses a reader's concerns about equine supplements. READ MORE

Should You Vaccinate for EPM?

The plain and simple facts about a new vaccine. READ MORE

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