Originally Posted by ElDorado
My one horse will refuse to eat anything that has even the sightest hint of bute in it. What I did was save a bunch of empty wormer tubes and fill them with just applesauce. You have to use a non chunky kind and cut the tips off the tubes. I'd give him a couple tubes untill he thought he was just getting treats. Then I took one tube and put in the dose of bute and filled it the rest of the way with applesauce and gave it to him. He barely noticed. Then I would finish up with a couple tubes of just applesauce.
Yes, this works great! Both my horses are wonderful (thank god) with pastes, but my friend did the above recommended and now her horses practically lick their lips when they see a tube!
Good luck Pat.