When a pharmacists "compounds" medications, she changes the form of the medication to make it more palatable, or to combine it with other medications to help with administration. Horse owners should make use of compounded medications only with supervision by a veternarian.
The laws governing the use of drugs for horses competing in various activities are complex and subject to change. This article provides an overview of equine drug laws and helpful links to the rules and regulations.
The comprehensive reference article provides information about the administration of drugs and medications to horses, and other equines.
Simple math is required to calculate the dose of a particular medication for administration to horses and other equines. This article reviews the forms of equine medications, and the calculations that you can use to get the dose right!
Accidental overdose of any drug or medication requires immediate attention. Get prepared by reading this article on the danger of equine overdosing, and what you can do.
Sometimes, drugs, even when administered properly to your horse, can cause a dangerous or fatal reaction. Learn what drug classes are responsible for most reactions, and what you should do if your horse suffers a reaction.