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Equest Plus Tape Wormer Gel

Equest Plus Tape Wormer Gel

Equest Plus Tape Wormer Gel

Suitable for: Horses as part of a regular parasite control program.

Zoetis has developed a comprehensive range of safe and effective products for horse owners and veterinarians. Whether horses are your passion, business, or both, Zoetis has the product range to be the source of all your horse needs.

Equest Plus Tape Gel is a broad-spectrum worming gel for horses that is effective against all susceptible internal parasites, including tapeworm, roundworms and bot species. This mectin-based wormer combines two active compounds, Moxidectin and Praziquantel in a unique gel formulation that rapidly dissolves on the tongue, aiding administration and compliance. The Equest Plus Tape gel is also the only horse wormer effective as a single dose against encysted (hibernating) stages of small strongyles. For a full list of parasites covered, please see below.

  • Broad-spectrum worming paste for horses, including tapeworms
  • Unique gel formulation dissolves rapidly on the tongue
  • Low dose volume
  • Dial-up syringe
  • Long acting meaning fewer treatments per year - re-treatent recommended after 14-16 weeks
  • Safe for pregnant mares, breeding stallions and foals over 4 weeks of age

Directions for use: Follow all dosing instructions on the side of the pack. Advance the plunger as far as it will go, press the plunger to the chosen dosage, depositing the medication on the rear of the tongue. Immediately raise the horse’s head for a few seconds after dosing to ensure the full dose has been swallowed.

Equest Plus Tape gel is up to 100% effective in treating all major internal parasites in horses including:

  • Tapeworm (Anoplocephala perfoliata and Paranoplocephala mamillana)
  • Large strongyles (Strongylus vulgaris, Strongylus edentatus, Strongylus equinus and Triodontophorus spp.)
  • Small strongyles including benzimidazole resistant strains (Cyathostomum spp., Cylicocyclus spp., Cylicostephanus spp., Cylicodontophorus spp., Gyalocephalus spp.)
  • Ascarids (Parascaris equorum)
  • Pinworms (Oxyuris equi)
  • Hairworms (Trichostrongylus axei)
  • Large mouthed stomach worms (Habronema muscae)
  • Intestinal threadworms (Strongyloides westeri)
  • All three species of tapeworms (Anoplocephala perfoliata, Anoplocephala magna, Paranoplocephala mammillana)
  • Stomach Bots (Gasterophilus spp.)
  • Also controls skin lesions caused by Onchocerca spp. (cutaneous onchocerciasis)

Looking for another wormer for your horse? Shop all Wormers and Insect Repellants.

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Did you know...

In combination with good pasture and herd management practices, a rotational worming strategy can help to combat the development of worm resistance to anthelminthic drugs and reduce the overall amount of worming treatments that are required. Rotational worming involves rotating the class of active ingredient in the wormer being used on an annual basis, most commonly rotating between a macrocylic lactone (mectin) product and a benzimadazole product. To determine a suitable worming strategy for your horse, talk to your equine veterinarian or ask a Pet Circle vet for more information.

Equest Plus Tape Wormer Gel


Ingredients List

Composition: Each 11.8g syringe contains: Moxidectin 20mg/mL and Praziquantel 125mg/mL

Feeding Guidelines

These are broad guidelines only, designed to assist with feeding your pet based on their weight, age and activity level. Always check the feeding charts on your pet's food packaging in conjunction with these feeding guidelines. Required amounts may differ between individual pets, and adjustments may be required to maintain optimal body weight.

Once or twice daily feeding is recommended for adult dogs, unless otherwise specified by your veterinarian. Puppies and kittens require feeding more regularly, with the total portion divided into three or four meals throughout the day. Ensure fresh water is available at all times.


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