Articles by Merial

Horse Owners: Use Caution with Unapproved Drugs

Studies show a wide range in pharmaceutical equivalence of compounded drugs compared to brand name drugs. Read More

Consider Tapeworms in Equine Deworming Programs

With the link between tapeworms and colic, horse owners should use dewormers that control tapeworms. Read More

Bismuth to Treat, Prevent Equine Stomach Ulcers?

In the case of horses with ulcers, the use of bismuth is not recommended. Read More

Is it Too Late to Vaccinate my Horse?

Life-threatening diseases are out there, and the best way to help protect your horse is to vaccinate. Read More

FDA-Approved Equine Medications Provide Peace of Mind

These drugs provide horse owners with the peace of mind that they've been tested for safety and efficacy. Read More

Safe and Healthy Equine Travels Start at Home

Whether traveling to an out-of-state show or a mile away to the park, good equine health care starts at home. Read More

Equine Drug and Supplement Options Explained

Brand-name, generic, and compounded, and nutritional supplements are all terms owners should understand. Read More

Potomac Horse Fever: To Vaccinate or Not?

Your veterinarian will be able to help determine if your horse is at-risk of contracting PHF. Read More

Understanding Compounded Drugs

The AAEP defines a compounded drug as one that is created by manipulating an existing FDA-approved drug. Read More

The Past, Present, and Future of Equine Deworming

Parasitologists now recommend deworming based upon the each horse's needs, determined by fecal egg counts. Read More

Know When to Vaccinate Foals for Best Protection

Most vaccination schedules begin when the foal is four to six months old. Read More

Why Too Much Deworming Can be a Bad Thing

All horses' health can be compromised by the development of parasite resistance to dewormers. Read More