Steps in treating Canker in horses
Surgical debridement of the canker followed up by canker powder for 28 days. Powder amount in a 1-gallon bucket treats 2 feet in a draft horse. See details below
Oral Doxycycline given 2 times a day for 90 days. 5-gram apple flavored foil packs with powder inside are opened, put in feed 2 times a day (for a 1,000-pound horse). Cost is approximately $300 a month for this treatment
Contact Wedgewood Pharmacy at 1-800-331-8272 to set up. This is started the same day as Day 1 of canker powder. For mild canker or in only 1-2 feet, many horses will only need 30 days of oral doxycycline
Single dose of Ivermectin oral paste (dose by the body weight like regular deworming). This is to address possible nematode aspect that can be a part of canker. This is done Day 1 of canker powder
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