Oral medications - Urhg!! - Page 2

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Health

Oral medications - Urhg!!

This is a discussion on Oral medications - Urhg!! within the Horse Health forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category

Like Tree1Likes

LinkBack Thread Tools
    10-19-2012, 08:05 AM
1. Disolve in applejuice and squirt it in mouth with syringe(if possible)
2. Mix with applesauce and put in a old wormer tube and squirt in mouth, or put on top of feed.
3. Open a dried prune and put powder inside and lay it on top of feed.

I've used all with giving my Belgian his meds.
Sponsored Links
    10-19-2012, 09:39 AM
You could also try leaving the pills whole and getting trickee treats and stuffing horse candy on top.
Posted via Mobile Device
    10-19-2012, 09:57 AM
See, the problem is that my mares don't accept new food well. They eat hay, and only hay, pretty much until they get sick. Then they get sweet feed as a treat to hide the meds in. I think I will just dissolve it in apple juice and give orally. Thank you for all the yummy solutions. I think once the girls are better I'm going to try and introduce new foods so I don't have this problem in the future.
Posted via Mobile Device
    10-19-2012, 10:29 AM
Mix it with applesauce then drop it in a little sweetfeed. I know exactly what you're talking about. If your working on a head/mouth issue don't undo what you've done. They love applesauce.
    10-20-2012, 06:42 AM
Applesauce mixed with sweet feed worked! My one mare still won't take her Bute, but if she has that much fight in her she can't need it all that badly. Thanks for the applesauce tip!!
Posted via Mobile Device

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Arthritis Medications spies04 Horse Health 5 09-06-2012 12:30 AM
Horse is bad about the medications kitten_Val Horse Training 17 11-03-2008 02:29 PM
Giving medications/supplements Spencer555 Horse Health 4 08-14-2008 08:52 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:14 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0