Learn how bacitracin is used for topical treatments of skin and some eye infections including strains of staphylococcus, but is also useful in the treatment of enterocolitis, a severe inflammation of the large colon and cecum in the horse.
Learn how Betadine Solution is effective as an antiseptic commonly used in cleansing wounds, disinfecting surgical instruments, and providing antibacterial activity wherever needed in working with horses.
Learn why Biotin supplementation is sometimes important in your horse's diet for the production of keratin - the protein in both hair and hooves and the production of collagen and elastin, which are essential components of healthy skin.
Learn how Bismuth subsalicylate with its antibacterial properties and anti-prostagllandin effect is effective in treating diarrhea in horses and also sooths and protects the gastrointestinal tract.
Â Learn why Butorphanol is considered important for pain relief in horses and is considered more effective than morphine when it comes to sedation and pain control in colic, during surgery and other veterinary procedures.
Â Learn how Ceftiofur is used in treating respiratory diseases in horses as a broad-specturm antibiotic and is also prescribed to treat Lyme disease and strangles, but may cause diarrhea and colic in larger doses.
Learn how Activated charcoal is known as a universal antidote and detoxifier in horses, humans, and other animals and how it should be given as soon as possible after ingestion of any toxic plant, insect such as blister beetle, or other health-threatenin
Â Learn why Chloramphenicol is used to treat infections caused by anaerobic bacteria such as peritonitis, abdominal abscesses, and ophthalmic infections in horses.
Learn why Chlorhexidine solution and scrub is popular with veterinarians and horse owners as an effective topical antiseptic for situations involving bacterial infections in stables and barns and for disinfecting foals navels among its many uses.
Â Learn about Chondroprotec, a polysulfated glycosaminoglycan sterile solution that is used in treating wounds, the kinds of wounds for whick it is used, and how to apply to create a healing environment.