Poll

A Spoonful of Sugar

What's your favorite "mixer" to encourage horses to consume oral medications?

Grain
20%
279
Molasses
25%
359
Applesauce
29%
417
Other (comment below)
26%
366

Total votes cast: 1421

Comments & Write-in Answers

Yogurt, my horses love it

1/19/2009 11:26:29 PM

all in one

1/19/2009 11:21:13 PM

cake icing

1/19/2009 9:54:19 PM

wet bran, I add molasses if necessary

1/19/2009 7:56:08 PM

Stevia, unsweetened apple juice

1/19/2009 7:50:29 PM

sweet feed

1/19/2009 5:43:40 PM

I like to use jello powder and water in a syringe, cherry or strawberry flavors work the best.

1/19/2009 5:28:19 PM

I have tried a number if they are picky nothing works

1/19/2009 4:20:08 PM

sometimes I will mix with corn oil depending on the horse .. If they are really finiky applesauce mi

1/19/2009 3:59:59 PM

Warm water mixed with the normal grain ration does wonders!

1/19/2009 3:55:46 PM

My horse loves bananas, I put it in a banana. They love it

1/19/2009 3:55:20 PM

with Molasses added

1/19/2009 3:41:54 PM

Mixed in water, and Shot it with a Big syringe body

1/19/2009 3:13:15 PM

mint

1/19/2009 3:12:08 PM

molasses is great for mixing in with feed too. Horses love it!

1/19/2009 2:55:15 PM

depends on the horse-1 won't touch anything most like

1/19/2009 2:27:51 PM

grain with water added to breakdown the meds

1/19/2009 2:25:46 PM

works for every horse I've tried it on!

1/19/2009 2:02:34 PM

brown sugar mixed in grain with meds.

1/19/2009 1:22:19 PM

maple syrup

1/19/2009 12:49:09 PM

vanillapudding

1/19/2009 12:39:18 PM

'chop' crushed oats and vitamin tablet things

1/19/2009 11:54:08 AM

honey

1/19/2009 11:48:50 AM

beet pulp

1/19/2009 10:11:55 AM

honey

1/19/2009 4:35:44 AM

crush meds mix with sugar free applesauce spoon into large seringe and squirt into mouth l

1/19/2009 2:32:03 AM

make a small mash with bran, apples, carrots, molasses and sweet feed, your horse feels in heaven..

1/18/2009 11:27:56 PM

grain with a little water mixed in usually works but will add molasses if needed.

1/18/2009 11:06:08 PM

beet pulp

1/18/2009 10:37:46 PM

peppermint antacid tablets for bute doses

1/18/2009 9:46:42 PM

I have not been successful with any of those things!

1/18/2009 7:09:36 PM

grain and mix with a little bit of water so it sticks

1/18/2009 4:57:56 PM

grain and molasses

1/18/2009 3:37:52 PM

Mix with water and put in 60cc syringe, give it like de-wormer with a peppermint chaser.

1/18/2009 3:21:06 PM

If grain doesn't work, applesauce almost always does!

1/18/2009 2:58:25 PM

don't use meds - but to make nutritional additives more palatable, I mix with soaked alfalfa pellets

1/18/2009 2:28:54 PM

Mix the meds with karo syrup/water, then mix that in their grain.

1/18/2009 2:25:41 PM

diluted in fruit juice in oral syringe!

1/18/2009 9:38:48 AM

sugarbeet

1/18/2009 7:34:26 AM

mixing it into the hay

1/18/2009 1:04:51 AM

soda or vanilla icing

1/17/2009 10:25:37 PM

yogurt

1/17/2009 8:33:54 PM

I can only drench my thoroughbred mare. Even flavored bute is repulsive to her.

1/17/2009 7:40:23 PM

coffee grounds have proven to work well too

1/17/2009 7:23:23 PM

fenugreek and flaxseed

1/17/2009 6:27:49 PM

beer

1/17/2009 6:04:57 PM

whiskey

1/17/2009 6:00:45 PM

jellow

1/17/2009 4:56:35 PM

crushed peppermints

1/17/2009 4:48:13 PM

Usually grain does the trick; for bute or bitter meds molasses in a dose syringe

1/17/2009 4:22:49 PM

direct via syringe

1/17/2009 4:01:46 PM

flavored syrup for making kids' drinks

1/17/2009 2:35:06 PM

pancake syrup

1/17/2009 2:29:41 PM

I use molasses exclusiverly to administer bitter medication. My horses have never turned it down.

1/17/2009 1:35:04 PM

Soaked Beet Pulp! If new to horse, add to grain, gradually increase, then add medication

1/17/2009 1:20:35 PM

Mine are pretty good, but in hard cases watered down beet pulp mixed with their grain.

1/17/2009 12:55:30 PM

maple syrup

1/17/2009 12:19:12 PM

All our horses love mints so a few drops of essence of peppermint works really well

1/17/2009 12:02:36 PM

Pour crushed meds into 20cc corn syrup into lg 60cc syringe.

1/17/2009 11:17:14 AM

core out an apple and put the meds inside, the sugar masks the medicine!!

1/17/2009 11:03:53 AM

Triple Crown

1/17/2009 10:59:45 AM

Equine Edibles Candy Cane Bran Mash

1/17/2009 9:22:13 AM

in a syringe to get in down just like a dewormer

1/17/2009 7:03:18 AM

Bran mash w/molasses

1/17/2009 6:03:39 AM

My vet showed ma mix of baby pablum and jello powder mixed so that it cold pass through a syringe. W

1/17/2009 12:11:50 AM

BLUEBERRY YOGURT

1/16/2009 10:45:08 PM

Two of mine are getting antibiotics in soaked beet pulp

1/16/2009 9:10:51 PM

orange powdered Gatorade

1/16/2009 8:39:14 PM

beet pulp!

1/16/2009 7:59:34 PM

MAPLE SYRUP

1/16/2009 7:44:38 PM

use a dosing syringe with powder jello, add some water and the med.

1/16/2009 7:05:12 PM

cane sugar

1/16/2009 6:35:09 PM

A wee bit of Vicks Vapor rub near their noses but not in their noses masks the smell - they eat

1/16/2009 5:32:40 PM

beet pulp

1/16/2009 5:24:03 PM

I mix medicine & supplements into a small bran mash w salt & molasses, they clean it up.

1/16/2009 4:51:07 PM

crushed up peppermints..the smell hides the medicine smell

1/16/2009 4:48:31 PM

syrup - cheap pancake syrup

1/16/2009 4:39:12 PM

use a little water to dilute molasses and help it bind evenly with medications rather than clumping

1/16/2009 4:37:10 PM

If it dissolves, (like SMZ's) water and some maple syrup

1/16/2009 3:15:20 PM

beet pulp

1/16/2009 2:25:18 PM

SOAKED BEET PULP - warm water

1/16/2009 2:22:08 PM

I usually use the cheapest maple syrup I can find (it is thinner)

1/16/2009 1:33:02 PM

Grind in a coffee grinder,mix w/ honey and use a large syringe like wormer.

1/16/2009 12:13:27 PM

Oatmeal, flavoring, and karo syrup are added to aspirin and then mixed into my gelding's grain.

1/16/2009 12:02:37 PM

oil

1/16/2009 11:39:03 AM

oil/corn syrup so it slides easily through the syringe

1/16/2009 11:18:12 AM

Sweet feed

1/16/2009 10:57:51 AM

pancake syrup

1/16/2009 10:09:42 AM

karo syrup- very inexpensive yet yummy!

1/16/2009 10:05:18 AM

Karo syrup

1/16/2009 10:00:22 AM

maple syrup

1/16/2009 9:52:54 AM

peppermint syrup

1/16/2009 9:40:29 AM

soaked beet pulp and molasses-free timothy/alfalfa pellets (as little sugar as possible!)

1/16/2009 9:39:10 AM

all of the above and sometimes salt as salt covers bitter

1/16/2009 9:20:53 AM

bran mash or add crushed peppermints

1/16/2009 8:57:32 AM

Beet Pulp - my horse eats everything

1/16/2009 8:44:23 AM

I have to use applesauce in a syringe...not like she'll willing eat any meds!

1/16/2009 6:58:49 AM

Beet Pulp,sometimes a bran mash with alittle "Stud Muffin" mix added

1/16/2009 2:39:55 AM

coffee grounds

1/16/2009 2:11:03 AM

They love whole oats.

1/16/2009 1:02:11 AM

Gruel mixture of beet pulp, bran, grain and (if needed) brown sugar. In syringe- applesauce..

1/16/2009 12:12:22 AM

Mary Poppins said it best-a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down.

1/15/2009 11:47:19 PM

Molasses and grain mixed.

1/15/2009 11:33:39 PM

Corn syrup

1/15/2009 10:57:02 PM

rice bran

1/15/2009 10:36:35 PM

I give them a treat, like a sugar cube or peppermint, then follow with a pill

1/15/2009 9:52:04 PM

also like Gatorade

1/15/2009 9:50:33 PM

Molasses works pretty well for us, except in this nasty cold weather! You know.. slow as....

1/15/2009 9:39:17 PM

apple cider vinegar

1/15/2009 9:38:42 PM

round fruit roll-up meds put in middle then folded like a buritto

1/15/2009 9:19:03 PM

yummy sloppy beet pulp!

1/15/2009 9:16:20 PM

sweetfeed

1/15/2009 8:55:42 PM

WITH A LITTLE PEPPERMINT CRUSHED / REFINED SOY OIL

1/15/2009 8:27:17 PM

apple butter. It mixes well, and is not too thick.

1/15/2009 7:51:08 PM

I have used all of the above. Grain, plus something.

1/15/2009 7:09:49 PM

with hot water and make a paste and give thru a syringe that has the whole cut bigger..

1/15/2009 6:58:35 PM

maple syrup !

1/15/2009 6:44:06 PM

I'm a believer IM shots for vac's and paste wormer

1/15/2009 6:42:11 PM

I make a Mrs. Pasture's cookie sandwich

1/15/2009 6:04:13 PM

Cocosoya with grain

1/15/2009 5:58:30 PM

FRUIT WRAPS - DIFFERENT FLAVORS AVAILABLE PREVENT THEHORSE KNOWING ITS COMING -

1/15/2009 5:52:35 PM

beat pulp

1/15/2009 5:51:25 PM

Applesauce with a little corn syrup for a binder.

1/15/2009 5:38:17 PM

pancake syrup or Karo

1/15/2009 5:37:41 PM

Corn oil

1/15/2009 5:19:59 PM

peppermint, either extract mixed with sugar or candy.

1/15/2009 5:08:52 PM

Warm bran mash w/ honey

1/15/2009 4:55:33 PM

Sugar free vanilla pudding is the only thing that will work with my 15 yr gelding.

1/15/2009 4:20:40 PM

mix w/ applesauce , place in a syringe and administer!

1/15/2009 4:13:37 PM

molasses and grain with water to disolve/blend ingredients together

1/15/2009 4:13:21 PM

bananas,brown sugar mix

1/15/2009 4:11:35 PM

watermelon, apple, carrots

1/15/2009 4:04:09 PM

Pelleted complete feed (Stable Mix)

1/15/2009 4:01:12 PM

Beet pulp shreds and water

1/15/2009 3:52:49 PM

banana pudding

1/15/2009 3:41:32 PM

Mix of corn oil, molasses, & applesauce

1/15/2009 3:35:19 PM

Grain, molasses, applesauce, all of the above, threats LOL

1/15/2009 3:28:52 PM

corn oil

1/15/2009 3:28:06 PM

i sell agway grain and agway has a 50lb bag of powdered molasses that works

1/15/2009 3:23:10 PM

yogurt

1/15/2009 3:21:54 PM

Horse won't anything 'tainted' with meds, have to use pastes or dissolve pills in water

1/15/2009 3:21:49 PM

karo syrup

1/15/2009 3:09:35 PM

maple syrup

1/15/2009 2:58:40 PM

wet beet pulp/bran mash

1/15/2009 2:40:35 PM

garlic

1/15/2009 2:19:54 PM

Put a few carrots in a blender, stir in the meds. The horses love it and never notice the meds.

1/15/2009 1:03:17 PM

I mix bute with peanut butter, a little sugar and water and use a syringe to dose.

1/15/2009 12:56:54 PM

Mix sugar water in syringe and squirt in mouth

1/15/2009 11:34:01 AM

alfalfa bits +cocasoy oil

1/15/2009 10:56:59 AM

yogart

1/15/2009 10:45:57 AM

Karo Syrup

1/15/2009 10:21:18 AM

regular coke

1/15/2009 10:19:55 AM

spirulina ( blue green algae)powder

1/15/2009 9:59:01 AM

we like to use syrup, but most of the time we just give them the medicine straight.

1/15/2009 9:34:20 AM

circus peanuts

1/15/2009 8:00:41 AM

Maple syrup

1/15/2009 7:38:59 AM

Boysenberry pancake syrup

1/15/2009 2:11:02 AM

small amt of molasses and applesauce and crush the pills.

1/15/2009 12:18:48 AM

add a flavored jello to their feed then they are unaware of meds added

1/15/2009 12:13:30 AM

bananas

1/14/2009 11:40:21 PM

beet pulp mash

1/14/2009 11:37:38 PM

Unsweetened applesauce sweetened with Splenda and cinnamon

1/14/2009 11:31:00 PM

Pure Mint extract

1/14/2009 11:01:23 PM

also cake frosting

1/14/2009 10:55:21 PM

Vanilla yogurt works best for my most resistant gelding

1/14/2009 10:12:50 PM

Gerbers carrot baby food or applesauce

1/14/2009 9:22:31 PM

honey

1/14/2009 9:17:18 PM

inexpensive syrup

1/14/2009 8:44:26 PM

beet pulp

1/14/2009 8:44:11 PM

cinnamon

1/14/2009 8:31:01 PM

sweetened beetpulp

1/14/2009 8:24:36 PM

A handful of alfalfa & molasses.

1/14/2009 8:15:49 PM

Oil & Molasses via oral syringe

1/14/2009 7:18:13 PM

grain and molasses together

1/14/2009 7:17:25 PM

Coca cola

1/14/2009 7:06:54 PM

sugar free pancake syrup

1/14/2009 7:06:24 PM

molasses and sugar over grain or oral mixed with water

1/14/2009 6:50:34 PM

pancake syrup

1/14/2009 6:41:54 PM

My mare will eat anything as long as it's mixed w/food.

1/14/2009 6:23:53 PM

grain & molasses or molasses mixed with meds in a syringe

1/14/2009 6:10:19 PM

peppermint life savers

1/14/2009 6:04:08 PM

Coca-Cola

1/14/2009 5:58:18 PM

bran & ground up horse cookies

1/14/2009 5:57:57 PM

peanutbutter

1/14/2009 5:57:15 PM

A & M mix

1/14/2009 5:50:54 PM

coca soya oil

1/14/2009 5:46:48 PM

mixed with applesauce and water

1/14/2009 5:46:09 PM

Mrs. Buttersworth syrup

1/14/2009 5:45:50 PM

I mix meds in carrot baby food and deliver with a syringe. My guy loves it.

1/14/2009 5:39:53 PM

WET BEETPULP WITH ALFALFA, THE MIX IS SOUPY AND THE HORSES SLURP IT RIGHT UP WITH OUT SPILLING A DRO

1/14/2009 5:36:23 PM

We use Corn Syrup, loosened up with water. Works great!

1/14/2009 5:27:34 PM

canola oil

1/14/2009 5:25:09 PM

I use pancake syrup because it is easier to work with than molasses.

1/14/2009 5:04:10 PM

apple cinnamon oatmeal

1/14/2009 4:48:33 PM

add malasses and veg. oil to get the powder to stick.

1/14/2009 4:23:11 PM

Applesauce is a good idea though!

1/14/2009 4:05:57 PM

Molasses never failed me yet.

1/14/2009 4:02:19 PM

lots of carrots

1/14/2009 3:47:45 PM

karo syrup

1/14/2009 3:12:21 PM

just put ur pill in the mix and use a syringe with the top cut off and put n their mouth like wormer

1/14/2009 2:59:08 PM

beet pulp

1/14/2009 2:54:47 PM

white syrup

1/14/2009 2:54:42 PM

stud mix

1/14/2009 2:53:32 PM

Jello - straight out of the box

1/14/2009 2:18:33 PM

If in tablet form crush, add a little syrup/honey and put in a large syringe,squeeze in mouth.

1/14/2009 2:16:43 PM

peppermint iol

1/14/2009 2:14:43 PM

honey

1/14/2009 2:12:56 PM

wet beet pulp can hide anything and my horses love it !

1/14/2009 2:09:27 PM

My horses love old , dark, mushy bananas! I use them as a treat as well as a med mixer.

1/14/2009 2:02:43 PM

Kayro syrup

1/14/2009 2:01:41 PM

lemon yogurt in a syringe work great

1/14/2009 1:54:31 PM

karo syrup

1/14/2009 1:38:48 PM

apple juice

1/14/2009 1:23:29 PM

milled flax seed

1/14/2009 1:13:56 PM

jello

1/14/2009 1:06:14 PM

honey and pancake syrup both work well in oral syringes and often when mixed with grain

1/14/2009 12:38:48 PM

maple syrup

1/14/2009 12:34:00 PM

Table syrup

1/14/2009 12:33:54 PM

warm your grain & powdered med. will stick easier i.e. psylium

1/14/2009 12:23:29 PM

grape jelly

1/14/2009 12:21:52 PM

beet pulp

1/14/2009 12:05:46 PM

mix with "all in one"; chopped alfalfa w/molasses

1/14/2009 11:52:58 AM

low sugar, usually water and syringe in

1/14/2009 11:49:05 AM

Alfalfa cubes moistened with warm water

1/14/2009 11:31:12 AM

Small amount of sticky grain, crushed mints, applesauce and meds mixed in syringe

1/14/2009 11:25:22 AM

Purina Equine Senior Feed

1/14/2009 11:12:46 AM

We use crushed apples, powdered sugar or applesauce

1/14/2009 11:07:16 AM

sweetfeed

1/14/2009 11:07:15 AM

I mix the crushed up meds in moist beet pulp topdressed with grain. Preferably equine senior.

1/14/2009 11:03:37 AM

Dehydrated milk

1/14/2009 11:03:30 AM

shredded baby carrots

1/14/2009 10:42:58 AM

applejuice

1/14/2009 10:41:45 AM

light karo syrup

1/14/2009 10:38:43 AM

Disolve then quickly shove down their throat.

1/14/2009 10:13:02 AM

Bran Mash

1/14/2009 10:09:57 AM

I mix molasses and applesauce together along with a little grain and any meds.

1/14/2009 10:05:35 AM

works great for bute since it won't dissolve in water

1/14/2009 10:05:11 AM

strained carrots baby food is less sticky than applesauce

1/14/2009 10:03:15 AM

honey

1/14/2009 10:02:42 AM

let pills dissolve in a litte bit of water, mix in natural applesauce, then add to grain

1/14/2009 10:02:33 AM

karo syrup

1/14/2009 9:58:47 AM

peanut butter

1/14/2009 9:58:23 AM

Baby Food

1/14/2009 9:51:27 AM

syrup

1/14/2009 9:45:46 AM

mix bute with applesauce and load into an old wormer syringe it works great!

1/14/2009 9:32:57 AM

I soak alfalfa cubes in water and after they come apart mix the meds in with the moist alfalfa.

1/14/2009 9:23:33 AM

Bran Mash, mine get a little bran mash mixture everyday to help the powdered "extras" they get.

1/14/2009 9:19:30 AM

About a tablespoon mixed up with a little bit of warm water to blen it all in.

1/14/2009 9:16:05 AM

if possible start a few days before giving medication

1/14/2009 9:12:36 AM

Wheat bran with molasses/light corn syrup

1/14/2009 9:10:21 AM

maple syrup

1/14/2009 9:08:33 AM

Lixotinic

1/14/2009 8:58:30 AM

I use plain yogurt-it is palitable, mixes well with the crushed medication.

1/14/2009 8:57:33 AM

beet pulp

1/14/2009 8:43:01 AM

powdered sugar

1/14/2009 8:24:15 AM

Applesauce always works for my younger horse.Myolder mare-too smart-cannot fool her w/anything!

1/14/2009 8:21:53 AM

Depen. the problem Applesause and molass.+brand with either Permint oil or cinimomin

1/14/2009 8:17:52 AM

carrot ground in a food processor, add dose, let marinate, put in grain bucket

1/14/2009 8:17:45 AM

carrot baby food

1/14/2009 8:12:43 AM

I save an empty wormer tube and fill it with molasses to give the horses an ocassional treat. They

1/14/2009 8:09:12 AM

Apple Sauce - I buy the little containers made for lunches, easy to store in the feed room.

1/14/2009 8:04:44 AM

My horses don't have trouble taking medicine the few times I have had to give it.

1/14/2009 7:48:53 AM

soaked beet pulp

1/14/2009 7:42:39 AM

yogurt

1/14/2009 7:30:38 AM

Slurp them through a used worming tube with a large opening after mixing with a flavored fluid.

1/14/2009 7:30:22 AM

Peppermint water and a little sugar

1/14/2009 7:28:50 AM

Grain usually works, give it at regular feeding times.

1/14/2009 6:55:12 AM

garlic. tried everything with my horse garlic was the only thing

1/14/2009 6:37:32 AM

They seem to like it best.

1/14/2009 5:49:16 AM

apple butter

1/14/2009 4:26:48 AM

mix with honey and water and use oral syringe

1/14/2009 3:15:17 AM

put it in a syringe to ensure that all of the medication is consumed

1/14/2009 2:37:17 AM

a bit of menthal in the nose works a treat

1/14/2009 2:27:31 AM

I've discovered they'll eat Senior horse feed with ANYTHING in it!

1/14/2009 1:16:32 AM

chopped oat hay and molasses and rice bran

1/14/2009 12:30:07 AM

depends Most often in food grade glycerin in a small syringe so not spit out or in grain

1/14/2009 12:22:13 AM

half molasses and half cider vinegar.

1/14/2009 12:13:41 AM

I mix with Triple Crown or Integrity, the horses love it!!!

1/14/2009 12:08:00 AM

I make a hole in a carrot and shove pill in - works way better than apple.

1/14/2009 12:03:07 AM

oatmo

1/13/2009 11:54:39 PM

Baby food carrots or baby food pears

1/13/2009 11:51:54 PM

Bran mash. He'll eat ANYTHING if it is mixed into a bran mash - especially a warm, soupy one.

1/13/2009 11:46:52 PM

bute with grape jelly or better yet blackberry jam

1/13/2009 11:42:16 PM

Caro syrup... mixes with powders easily

1/13/2009 11:27:34 PM

honey

1/13/2009 11:18:45 PM

my horse is weird. he will generally just eat it like a treat

1/13/2009 11:12:53 PM

karo syrup - only needed it once and it worked!

1/13/2009 11:07:51 PM

An occasional oral dose of plain applesauce makes less resistance to meds or wormer.

1/13/2009 11:06:33 PM

If grain doesn't work I mix with water and Splenda

1/13/2009 10:56:22 PM

pancake syrup or honey

1/13/2009 10:55:27 PM

applesauce with a teaspoon or so of sugar does the trick every time

1/13/2009 10:49:28 PM

carrot juice

1/13/2009 10:49:28 PM

Karo Syrup

1/13/2009 10:45:07 PM

any of the above plus applejuice concentrate

1/13/2009 10:44:49 PM

I mix molasses with bran then add oral med's.

1/13/2009 10:27:27 PM

My horses have learned to eat or drink anything that has molasses in in. I always have several jars

1/13/2009 10:25:33 PM

peanut butter. they can't spit it out so easily.

1/13/2009 10:12:51 PM

crush pills and mix with applesauce put into a 60cc syringe and give orally

1/13/2009 10:06:32 PM

also cinnamon

1/13/2009 10:04:15 PM

put a hole in an apple or we mix it with the grain

1/13/2009 10:04:05 PM

For pills/powders, I make a paste and dose with a modified syringe. For liquid I use a dose syringe.

1/13/2009 10:01:32 PM

pancake mix and apple juice

1/13/2009 10:00:09 PM

I try applesauce first, if that doesn't work then I try rice bran mash w/applesauce.

1/13/2009 9:51:45 PM

mashed carrots

1/13/2009 9:47:21 PM

lemon yogurt

1/13/2009 9:47:08 PM

or I melt tablets in Coke and give via dose syringe

1/13/2009 9:44:09 PM

small amount of vicks in the nostrels

1/13/2009 9:43:44 PM

The prepackaged works great-they suck it right out of the cup.

1/13/2009 9:41:08 PM

instant banana pudding mix.All my horses eat shredded soaked beet pulp and the pudding mix is a last

1/13/2009 9:38:18 PM

peppermint flavoring

1/13/2009 9:33:14 PM

One of my horses loves strawberry yogurt!

1/13/2009 9:32:46 PM

My first horse liked processed sugar -- cruched -up sugar cookies, fruits in sauces, sweets we eat!

1/13/2009 9:19:40 PM

Maple Syrup. It's easier and less mess than Molasses or Apple Sauce, and usually cheaper!

1/13/2009 9:16:15 PM

sometimes add sugar

1/13/2009 9:13:31 PM

Pancake syrup! It is a great consistency in a syringe & horses love it!

1/13/2009 9:10:34 PM

any red-flavored jello mix

1/13/2009 9:06:09 PM

Compounded powders or pastes. It's already done!

1/13/2009 9:05:41 PM

little sugar or molasses/alfalfa mix

1/13/2009 9:02:55 PM

Karo syrup - easier to push through a large syringe so I know they got it.

1/13/2009 9:01:08 PM

pancake syrup is best and sometimes vanilla yogert

1/13/2009 8:55:57 PM

Jam/Jelly. In the case of our cushing horse, we use sugarfree.

1/13/2009 8:41:46 PM

Gatorade

1/13/2009 8:39:27 PM

strawberry jello powder

1/13/2009 8:36:13 PM

I use cookies that have a filling and two sides. You can put some meds in the middle.

1/13/2009 8:26:33 PM

butterscotch or vanilla pudding mix

1/13/2009 8:26:13 PM

I use Sweet feed w/ Bute powder , w/ SMZ's water and a generous helping of molasses or maple syrup.

1/13/2009 8:26:04 PM

HONEY

1/13/2009 8:25:11 PM

I mix the meds and put the dose in a syringe. It works well.

1/13/2009 8:23:07 PM

2-3 cubes of alfalfa soaked in hot water mixed with meds. They love it.

1/13/2009 8:21:11 PM

maple syrup

1/13/2009 8:16:04 PM

corn/artifical maple syrup

1/13/2009 8:04:27 PM

Apple juice

1/13/2009 8:02:40 PM

my mare liked crushed ginger snaps mixed with her medicine

1/13/2009 7:58:58 PM

mix with a handful or two of their favorite grain/sweetfeed etc

1/13/2009 7:57:56 PM

beet pulp w/sugar free mint

1/13/2009 7:55:34 PM

finely grated apples and carrots and crushed horse cookies

1/13/2009 7:55:18 PM

beet pulp=dilution :)

1/13/2009 7:49:40 PM

applebutter, apple juice or mayo mixed with meds & syringed into the horse's mouth

1/13/2009 7:45:03 PM

I use applesauce and oral dose syringe them

1/13/2009 7:42:26 PM

use it as a training trat and for worming

1/13/2009 7:39:58 PM

yogurt

1/13/2009 7:39:35 PM

Karo syrup

1/13/2009 7:34:05 PM

yogurt

1/13/2009 7:33:37 PM

orange flavored Metamucil in the food with meds and dampen, it's sweet and good for them.

1/13/2009 7:11:06 PM

My first choise is beet pulp with a little apple flavor electrolite, second is yogard.

1/13/2009 7:01:46 PM

I've used molasses in the past but my horses don't get sugars any more.

1/13/2009 7:00:24 PM

mix with apple sauce, put in empty wormer container!

1/13/2009 6:56:58 PM

a peppermint candy

1/13/2009 6:51:26 PM

Grand Ma's Molasses is the only one I've ever had repeated sucess

1/13/2009 6:50:42 PM

I mix medication with yogurt and put it in an old wormer syringe and give it orally

1/13/2009 6:46:44 PM

blackberry jam

1/13/2009 6:46:34 PM

syrup (pancake)

1/13/2009 6:45:50 PM

To eliminate waste, I buy the individual cups of applesauce that come in a sixpack.

1/13/2009 6:45:25 PM

bran mash

1/13/2009 6:45:03 PM

Karo light corn syrup

1/13/2009 6:37:49 PM

Mine will take just about anything n a peanut butter and jelly sandwich !

1/13/2009 6:37:23 PM

I crush the tablets, dissolve in a small amount of warm water, put in a syringe w/honey. Works great

1/13/2009 6:36:07 PM

baby food carrots

1/13/2009 6:31:03 PM

corn syrup / applesauce mix

1/13/2009 6:26:13 PM

Sugar

1/13/2009 6:25:29 PM

unsweetened

1/13/2009 6:18:38 PM

I ususaly use non molasses soaked beet pulp.Since I dont use grain either my horses think it is a t

1/13/2009 6:08:48 PM

Mixing with beet pulp has woked best for my finicky eater

1/13/2009 6:04:59 PM

usually mix with grain but have also used sugar and karo syrup

1/13/2009 6:01:51 PM

mix the molasses with some HOT water in a 60cc syringe - then the meds -makes it easy!

1/13/2009 5:59:45 PM

disolve pills, add applesauce, put in suringe, no needle

1/13/2009 5:58:10 PM

Applesauce with sugar

1/13/2009 5:56:38 PM

Top it with Stevia or Splenda

1/13/2009 5:54:00 PM

i use a mixture of grain and molasses that's their usual feed

1/13/2009 5:52:19 PM

Just a bit of molassas and into an oral syringe

1/13/2009 5:51:24 PM

molasses/applesauce and a 60cc syringe

1/13/2009 5:44:10 PM

beet pulp (soaked)

1/13/2009 5:43:08 PM

shredded carrot

1/13/2009 5:37:25 PM

Baby food (blueberry, carrot or banana) or redcell if it's going in a syringe.

1/13/2009 5:37:08 PM

maple syrup

1/13/2009 5:35:56 PM

water in a syringe

1/13/2009 5:35:37 PM

equine senior soaked in water

1/13/2009 5:34:57 PM

Equi-Sweet for Uckele, or applesauce

1/13/2009 5:34:11 PM

powdered jello

1/13/2009 5:30:46 PM

hand feed "after dinner mints" before dosing oral meds or giving grain with meds mixed in

1/13/2009 5:30:26 PM

light corn syrup

1/13/2009 5:30:15 PM

Usually of a combination of Molasses with Grain and the medicine.

1/13/2009 5:30:13 PM

Moistened Hay Cubes or Soaked Beet Pulp are excellent supplement and meds carriers.

1/13/2009 5:29:05 PM

Jelly works great, foals tend to like strawberry!

1/13/2009 5:27:09 PM

maple syrup

1/13/2009 5:26:02 PM

Peppermint oil

1/13/2009 5:25:46 PM

If applesauce fails -- strawberry low-fat yogurt has worked for me.

1/13/2009 5:24:21 PM

syrup already in an easy to squeeze bottle

1/13/2009 5:21:42 PM

Apple Cider Vinegar

1/13/2009 5:20:06 PM

stick the pill into a cut in the apple

1/13/2009 5:19:43 PM

oatmeal cookies w/ a molasses filling to hold pills in place

1/13/2009 5:19:18 PM

hay cubes softened with water

1/13/2009 5:16:57 PM

hollowed-out fresh apple

1/13/2009 5:15:41 PM

Baby food carrots

1/13/2009 5:15:14 PM

actually flavored applesauce(cinnamon,fruit etc)works best

1/13/2009 5:13:24 PM

peanut butter

1/13/2009 5:11:42 PM

I have found that strained carrots baby food also works very well

1/13/2009 5:11:26 PM

Beet pulp

1/13/2009 5:11:22 PM

mix with applesauce and use a big syringe like worming

1/13/2009 5:09:22 PM

plus applesauce for wormers. No more fights!

1/13/2009 5:08:15 PM

Or a 60cc syr. mix w/ babyfood

1/13/2009 5:06:22 PM

Beet pulp

1/13/2009 5:03:27 PM

grain and applesauce

1/13/2009 4:56:45 PM

Maple Syrup - crush the pills and cover with maple syrup. He loves it.

1/13/2009 4:56:31 PM

peanut butter & molasses

1/13/2009 4:56:26 PM

corn oil

1/13/2009 4:54:56 PM

peppermint candies

1/13/2009 4:53:35 PM

banana

1/13/2009 4:49:14 PM

Tried molasses but it uis messy. Just mixing with grain sometimes works. Applesauce is neat.

1/13/2009 4:48:22 PM

Molasses, a few chopped carrots and apples in beet pulp. yum!

1/13/2009 4:43:01 PM

karo syrup

1/13/2009 4:40:27 PM

with their regular grain ration

1/13/2009 4:31:33 PM

Cocosoya

1/13/2009 4:29:09 PM

pancake batter

1/13/2009 4:28:48 PM

A syringe of apple sauce with meds in it works for me.

1/13/2009 4:28:03 PM

Add some dark Karo syrup, too. Some of those meds are awfully bitter.

1/13/2009 4:22:02 PM

peppermints melted in hot water

1/13/2009 4:20:08 PM

Beet Pulp mixed with any meds works well if you horse likes beet pulp. My horses love it.

1/13/2009 4:18:16 PM

Applesauce or Grain depending on what the medication is. Mine eat anything!!!

1/13/2009 4:16:41 PM

Mine have no problem taking whatever I give

1/13/2009 4:15:24 PM

fruit rollups wrapped around th nozzle of the paste wormer tube

1/13/2009 4:13:03 PM

Peppermint syrup

1/13/2009 4:10:18 PM

oat fiber

1/13/2009 4:08:01 PM

Pancake syrup from a squeeze bottle

1/13/2009 4:02:07 PM

Karo syrup

1/13/2009 3:57:37 PM

All natural yogurt

1/13/2009 3:54:47 PM

Dark brown sugar

1/13/2009 3:52:07 PM

I've used all of the above! Grain is the easiest.

1/13/2009 3:51:47 PM

pureed carrot works pretty well

1/13/2009 3:51:43 PM

Molasses and a little water and mix with grain

1/13/2009 3:51:11 PM

either corn oil & safe choice feed or a little water and safe choice

1/13/2009 3:48:24 PM

mix meds in powder form with applesauce and use a syring to administer orally Works great

1/13/2009 3:47:32 PM

karo syrup, aka corn syrup

1/13/2009 3:46:22 PM

Yogurt

1/13/2009 3:45:45 PM

I use Senior+corn oil to make it stick. Works getting bute in when Ace needs it.

1/13/2009 3:43:44 PM

ginger snaps

1/13/2009 3:43:37 PM

yogurt and carrot baby food

1/13/2009 3:42:38 PM

Sweet feed

1/13/2009 3:39:28 PM

mashed banana with powdered bute in syringe works good

1/13/2009 3:36:13 PM

Cocosoya oil is fantastic; my very picky horse loves the taste + you're giving EFA's=coat & weight!

1/13/2009 3:33:13 PM

Maple syrup

1/13/2009 3:30:29 PM

beet pulp

1/13/2009 3:28:36 PM

concentrated sugar water--like a slurpee consistency in a syringe.

1/13/2009 3:27:29 PM

Put it in a slice of bread(white or wheat)

1/13/2009 3:23:53 PM

Wet Beet Pulp

1/13/2009 3:23:47 PM

Applebutter

1/13/2009 3:23:42 PM

Senior feed - powders stick to the pellets- Also Oreos w/"yucky" meds mixed inside "cream" filling

1/13/2009 3:22:43 PM

I'll use whatever works but have a horse that will only eat a medication if it's mixed with molasses

1/13/2009 3:22:11 PM

corn syrup

1/13/2009 3:21:44 PM

yes I use sugar

1/13/2009 3:18:49 PM

syrup in winter, cocosoya in warmer weather

1/13/2009 3:16:43 PM

chewy sweet feed

1/13/2009 3:16:29 PM

When possible, applesauce +meds - syringed in.If not, beet pulp & shredded carrots or apples, wet

1/13/2009 3:12:00 PM

Dissolve in warm water, add molasses and put in a syringe.

1/13/2009 3:11:12 PM

apple syrup

1/13/2009 3:09:02 PM

iI give her a carrot immediately after she takes her meds

1/13/2009 3:08:53 PM

i disolve bute tabs w/water, put in needless syringe, administer like wormer followed by a treat

1/13/2009 3:07:47 PM

crushed, melted peppermints, or raspberry jello mix

1/13/2009 3:06:21 PM

PSSM horse cannot tolerate sugar. I used mashed banana but is rarely on meds.

1/13/2009 3:05:41 PM

coffee, just make sure it's decaf!

1/13/2009 3:05:23 PM

grain made into warm mash, always works for me, add any meds crushed to mash

1/13/2009 3:05:13 PM

i mix applesauce with some quaker oats, roll it into small balls, like a treat works great!!!

1/13/2009 3:04:59 PM

Grate up apples

1/13/2009 3:02:51 PM

Beet pulp with or without LMF gold etc.

1/13/2009 3:01:12 PM

sugar or pulverized apple treats

1/13/2009 3:00:10 PM

pancake syrup works well.

1/13/2009 2:58:55 PM

Apple cider vinegar

1/13/2009 2:58:40 PM

We crush meds, mix w/ applesauce or molasses & use a huge syringe to give orally like a wormer

1/13/2009 2:57:26 PM

peppermint with water in a syringe with meds

1/13/2009 2:57:19 PM

Ground pills, in applesauce, dosage syringe used

1/13/2009 2:55:45 PM

APPLE JUICE

1/13/2009 2:55:41 PM

I mix medication & applesauce and administer it in an empty dewormer tube

1/13/2009 2:53:29 PM

corn syrup

1/13/2009 2:53:27 PM

Recently my horse was looking forward to his syringe-full of applesauce and antibiotics

1/13/2009 2:53:12 PM

I've done this so rarely, I can't remember!

1/13/2009 2:52:21 PM

Whipped Vanilla Icing

1/13/2009 2:50:03 PM

good training

1/13/2009 2:49:36 PM

sugar

1/13/2009 2:48:51 PM

peanut butter

1/13/2009 2:40:24 PM

I also teach my foals to drink from a paper cup -- easy to give liquid meds when they grow up.

1/13/2009 2:35:13 PM

carrot flavored baby food

1/13/2009 2:35:00 PM

Either dose syringe it or add to bran mash

1/13/2009 2:34:43 PM

raspberry yogurt

1/13/2009 2:34:11 PM

Beet Pulp

1/13/2009 2:29:52 PM

warm water and a 50 ml syringe -- inject like paste wormer. Quick & easy.

1/13/2009 2:26:45 PM

sweet feed with lots of molasses

1/13/2009 2:26:27 PM

dissolve pill in a few tablespoons of water and add a spoonful of Molasses, mix with A & M or grain.

1/13/2009 2:18:17 PM

Nothing. Just give it to them.

1/13/2009 2:06:02 PM

Water: I soak their pellets, mix the meds in. Add corn oil if meds are really bitter.

1/13/2009 1:29:17 PM

If medicating in feed, beet pulp. For oral syringe, applesauce.

1/13/2009 1:09:44 PM

Corn oil

1/13/2009 12:58:31 PM

syrup

1/13/2009 12:50:22 PM

Apple Butter ... sweeter than applesauce, thin consistency good for mixing

1/13/2009 12:36:34 PM

cherry kool-aid powder... only thing that works for my VERY picky gelding

1/13/2009 12:35:40 PM

applesauce and positive reinforcement

1/13/2009 12:14:17 PM

Extremely picky eater with meds. Have to vary depending on type of meds administered.

1/13/2009 12:00:32 PM

maple syrup

1/13/2009 11:27:37 AM

don't mix, my horses take as a paste

1/13/2009 11:09:52 AM

Disolve meds in water, then soak in grain. Works great!

1/13/2009 10:51:56 AM

mix of grain & applesauce

1/13/2009 10:21:37 AM