Planning a safe and effective parasite control program for your horse should include a consultation with a veterinarian. This article is not a substitute for a consultation with a veterinarian.
Safe-Guard dewormer for cattle and goats, which contains 10% fenbendazole in a liquid suspension, can also be used to deworm horses, ponies, mules, and donkeys – both at the single dose rate and at the fenbendazole purge dosage. The fenbendazole or Panacur purge is a double or purge dose of fenbendazole, the active ingredient in Panacur horse dewormer, administered once per day for five days in a row.
The fenbendazole purge deworming regimen for horses specifically targets encysted small strongyles. Small strongyles pose a serious health risk to your horse, and are not affected by most dewormers while in the encysted state.