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Ridgefield Animal Hospital
1.Paste Deworming Protocol:
This schedule is recommended for the Southeastern United States for horses not on a continuous deworming program.( i.e. daily Strongid C 2X):
January - Ivermectin/praziquantel combination
March - Oxibendazole or Fenbendazole
May - Moxidectin (Quest) ( Use in horses only. We do not recommend using in miniature horses or ponies.)
-Ivermectin for miniature horses and ponies
July - Double dose Pyrantel Pamoate (2 tubes for an adult horse)
September - Ivermectin/Praziquantel combination
November - Double dose Fenbendazole (Panacur) This can be repeated for 4 more days if horse is showing signs of small strongyle infestation (poor coat, chronic colic, diarrhea, unthrifty). This is available commercially as the Panacur Power Pac.
2. Daily Deworming Protocol
Deworm December and June with Ivermectin/praziquantel combination and keep horse on a daily dewormer, pyrantel pamoate (Strongid 2 x). If you choose this protocol, we recommend enrolling in the Preventicare Program offered by Pfizer.
Note* Before starting the continuous deworming program, deworm with Ivermectin/Praziquantel, Quest or a Panacur Power Pac.