Check it out! Pfizer Animal Health launched a new state-of-the-art website for their individualized horse deworming program. Located at IDMyHorse.com, the site offers horse owners and veterinarians a comprehensive horse deworming resource with ID guidelines, equine deworming reminder e-mails, horse deworming product information, equine deworming parasite education and downloadable horse deworming reference materials for recommended horse dewormer rotation.
“Information has been released recently by veterinarians and pharmaceutical companies cautioning horse owners about resistance and advising them to take a new approach” on how their horse deworming program, said Tom Lenz, DVM, MS Diplomate ACT and Senior Director, Equine Veterinary Services for Pfizer Animal Health. “This can be confusing and overwhelming as horse owners have been taught for years to deworm every 6 to 8 weeks.”
IDMyHorse.com helps to break down the information, provides useful guidelines and makes available the resources needed to establish a successful horse deworming program with guidance from a veterinarian, Lenz said.
To learn more about deworming, download our FREE guide—Deworming Your Horse: How to find the best deworming schedule for you and your horse.
Education is very important whether horse owners are evaluating a current equine deworming program or looking to begin a new horse dewormer schedule. IDMyHorse.com offers guidelines on how the horse deworming ID program works. Broken into four easy-to-follow steps, the program gives horse owners the tools they need in order to know what questions to ask when they talk to their veterinarian about their horse dewormer schedule.
Assessing horses’ exposure risk to parasites and following an equine deworming program accordingly is another important component to the ID horse deworming program. Horse owners can sign up for reminder horse deworming e-mails on the new website.
The available downloadable informational diagrams, charts and brochures give veterinarians and horse owners horse deworming resources they need to see what factors affect a horse’s exposure risk to parasites. They can then adjust their horse dewormer schedule accordingly.
Pfizer Animal Health offers a variety of products to help build any successful equine deworming program. The complete horse deworming product portfolio includes ANTHELCIDE® EQ (oxibendazole), STRONGID® PASTE (pyrantel pamoate), QUEST® (moxidectin) and QUEST® PLUS (moxidectin/praziquantel) and the daily horse deworming products STRONGID® C or C 2X (pyrantel tartrate).
Each horse deworming product's benefits, store locator and usage recommendations based on low, medium, medium / high and high risk exposure to parasites can be found at IDMyHorse.com.