I’ve heard of male horses having problems after receiving Acepromazine and found this paper
Does Dormosedan have the same issue?
https://www.vetfolio.com/learn/article/dormosedan-gel-in-the-horse lists penile relaxation as a possible side effect, but also says “No long-term or serious side effects were reported”
Is there a safe tranquilizer that can be given under the tongue that a vet might be willing to let an owner administer? Or should I plan to have a vet present if we get into a situation where we need it?
I’ve got a three year old who has only been on a trailer once before as a yearling, and that time they just loaded the mare and took her along to drop him off. He’s 8 hours away and due to this plague I have not been able to get up there to work with him. The barn owner can do some, but that is really an imposition as he is on pasture board. And the weather up there is atrocious right now anyway.
I need to go up there and bring him home. He leads, he stands for the farrier, he’s not feral. But I’m trying to prepare for a possible “better living through chemistry” situation where we just really really need to get him on the trailer.