You should usually worm the newborn once a month until 8months. I start mine exactly one month from birth with Strongid, then panacur, then ivermectin and rotate those three until 8 months when they are put on the barn schedule. Never use Quest on a newborn. Most people won't use it all, but I have had no problems in using it in horses over 1 year and in healthy horses. You can easily overdose on it. I use a weigh tape to give me an idea where my horses are for worming. A lot of people don't believe in that either. Also, I give my mare an ivermectin straight after birth and do her for tapeworms inbetween foaling and breeding. I don't worm my mare for the 1st 90 days or the last 2 months. Other than that she is on a normal schedule. I'm sure some will have varying comments, but as long as you stick to the 3 wormers mentioned for foals, they are safe for pregnant mares too. Good Luck Terri
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