How to care for the basic health needs of horses
Horse-health-problem risk factors, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment
Proper feeding practices for foals, adult horses, and older horses
Prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of leg lameness
Prevention and treatment for problems of the equine foot
Design and maintain a healthy horse operation
Horse breeding from planning through foal care
News and issues for equine health professionals
All aspects of caring for performance horses
Discussions about the welfare of our equine friends
The possibility that a horse is drinking and/or urinating excessively is a common concern among horse owners. Read More
Quick references of horse conditions, diseases & health topics
In-depth reports on many aspects of horse health care
Detailed summaries of conventions and seminars on horse health
Browse horses that are FREE to a good home.
Add your FREE horse to our list of adoptable horses.
Learn more about adoption, whether you’re adopting a horse or giving a horse away.
Grade Arab used for trails, camping, and shooting (not for 4 yrs). She's got pep but never bucks or rears. I've had her since she was two. Just a nice little mare. Read More
Q&As about caring for your horse
Find upcoming horse health educational events
Look up the meaning of horse health terms
Articulos en Español (Articles in Spanish)
Healthy temperature, heart, & respiration rates
Estimate your horse's weight
Estimate your mare’s foaling date
Users weigh in on horse health care
Recently launched horse health products
Find an AAEP veterinarian near you
Veterinarians answer your questions during a monthly live audio event.
A weekly discussion on horse health topics.
Get the latest news and information on horse health care.
Veterinarians and researchers take a close look at cases very different than those they see in developed countries with the goal of collaborating to help this important segment of the equine world.
The item has been sent to .
Use accredited compounding pharmacy only(Pergolide & enrofloxacin)
11/7/2011 9:08:26 PM
I only use ones well labeled by my vet.
11/7/2011 7:58:05 PM
I really don't use drugs with my horses. They are well fed, and receive routine vet care
11/7/2011 6:01:56 PM
Why would my vet do that....give me/my horse something that was not FDA approved?
11/7/2011 10:24:37 AM
I have confidence in my vet to provide care for my horse, including meds.
11/7/2011 7:35:41 AM
A compounded drug from the pharmacy is no more risky than offshore manufactured big name products.
11/6/2011 6:24:27 AM
compounded pergolide has been working so far
11/5/2011 11:32:57 PM
I have used compounded drug that helps hives when my horses are bitten by bugs
11/5/2011 11:28:49 AM
I've had the experience of the compounding companies not putting the active ingredient in their meds
11/5/2011 9:41:40 AM
I trust my compounding pharmacy.
11/4/2011 5:21:26 PM
just becouse the FDA approved the drug doesnt mean that it has been tested for side effects which ca
11/4/2011 4:34:20 PM
I have used compounded prescriptions for my own health. I have an excellent pharmacist.
11/4/2011 3:59:28 PM
just can't get my head around Ifeel my comfort level is with FDA drugs.t..
11/4/2011 7:13:12 AM
Oh dear. We're back to the boring surveys!
11/3/2011 5:31:04 PM
It depends entirely on the pharmacist & their practices
11/3/2011 4:23:32 PM
have only used an injectable version of ReguMate
11/3/2011 4:11:05 PM
I'm not really comfortable giving any drugs unless I know ALL about them.
11/3/2011 3:54:20 PM
I dont use compound drugs
11/3/2011 3:37:16 PM
haven't had to do this.
11/3/2011 3:30:09 PM
Why force Nasty flavored Wormer when a little apple flavor makes it fun?
11/3/2011 3:29:30 PM
If my vet approves, its okay with me. I trust her medical knowledge for my pony.
11/3/2011 3:06:30 PM
I use only commercially available FDA approved drugs from a licensed pharmacist.
11/3/2011 3:03:40 PM
As long as it comes from a reputable compounding company
11/3/2011 8:57:40 AM
depends on circumstances and has to be vet recommended
11/2/2011 7:53:28 PM
But only if ordered by my vet
11/2/2011 7:48:32 PM
I use compounder Pergolide, very cost effective and potent
11/2/2011 6:19:17 PM
If my vet thinks they work well than so do I
11/2/2011 5:33:20 PM
I have used them before with success.
11/2/2011 4:59:39 PM
If my vet recommends it, I'm OK with it.
11/2/2011 4:25:05 PM
Yes, where there are no FDA options; pergolide is the big one
11/2/2011 12:21:19 PM
As a DAM, I obtain my compounded drugs from a single reputable company.
11/2/2011 11:30:35 AM
compunded drugs can be tailored to individual needs and are easier to administer, getting full dose
11/2/2011 10:56:26 AM
Based on vets recommendation only.
11/2/2011 10:53:41 AM
I would need discussion with my vet re efficacy and rationale for using instead of approved drugs
11/2/2011 10:09:33 AM
the FDA is overprotective-there are many off-label useful drugs
11/2/2011 9:35:36 AM
Some drugs are only available as compounded drugs (pergolide)
11/2/2011 9:28:12 AM
Compounded Pergolide has been a lifesaver for my gelding.
11/2/2011 9:10:56 AM
Have used compounded drugs for some time now with no problems. We raise and race Standardbreds.
11/2/2011 8:09:26 AM
only if my vet prescribes it and can assure me of the product's safety
11/2/2011 7:07:39 AM
Yes but i rely on my vet for reputable pharmacies. Only his recommendation is satisfactory.
11/1/2011 9:48:29 PM
i am using pergolide and have used compounded eye meds. sometimes there is no choice.
11/1/2011 8:57:42 PM
If recommended / overseen by my vet
11/1/2011 8:52:04 PM
I use a pharmacy highly recommended by others.
11/1/2011 8:24:01 PM
But, it would depend on the compounding Pharmacy
11/1/2011 8:02:46 PM
I use a compounder highoy recommended by my vet.
11/1/2011 7:00:07 PM
Yes, but only when my vet approves & utilizes the compounding manufacturer, too.
11/1/2011 6:20:16 PM
under certain circumstances
11/1/2011 4:34:52 PM
Absolutely! Been using compounded pergolide for 8 years - great results and affordable!
11/1/2011 4:23:17 PM
Sad to say but almost ALL OUR DRUGS come from overseas and there is little control out of country.
11/1/2011 4:16:03 PM
A qualified "yes". So far, no problems.
11/1/2011 4:11:32 PM
Compounded pergolide is affordable.
11/1/2011 4:10:05 PM
yes, if my vet prescribes it
11/1/2011 4:05:46 PM
I use a pharmacy that I can depend on. I think that is what you have to check out before using them.
11/1/2011 3:56:59 PM
Pergolide has been working great, don't need to spend more then twice as much for the same results
11/1/2011 3:46:47 PM
I used compounded pergolide for my Cushings horse
11/1/2011 2:21:29 PM
Yes if there are no other options available. Still use caution.
11/1/2011 11:49:21 AM
The compounding pharmacy I use is highly respected, & also provides compounded "human meds".
11/1/2011 11:37:31 AM
The FDA drug companies screw up too.....
11/1/2011 11:00:41 AM
Sign up for the latest in:
Copyright © 2014 BLOOD-HORSE PUBLICATIONS. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without written permission of BLOOD-HORSE PUBLICATIONS is prohibited. THE HORSE, THE HORSE logo, THEHORSE.COM and THEHORSE.COM logo are trademarks of BLOOD-HORSE PUBLICATIONS.