The active essences in CAPSTAR do not expire or lose potency, however;
the liquid in each bottle does contain a small amount of alcohol
that is used as a preservative. If the liquid ever clouds or looks
dirty, please discard it. Do not keep any of the bottles refrigerated
or place them in direct sunlight.
Note: It is best not to give the horse any vaccines, antihistamines, antibotics or steroids during
this CAPSTAR administration process. They have been known to cause
headshaking symptom flare-ups. Should it be necessary to use these
drugs, please inform us.
A) Leaving the bottle tightly capped, mix the contents by sharply
striking the bottom of the bottle in the palm of your opposite hand.
Strike the bottle for a total of two (2) times. Shaking is not enough,
the bottle must be sharply struck. This process is called
B) Take a cup and fill with one (1) cup of non-chlorinated water.
C) Open the bottle and pour one (1) capful of CAPSTAR into the
cup of water and stir to mix.
D) Using the oral dose syringe, draw 20cc's of the liquid from
the cup and squirt it into the corner of the horses mouth. It is
not necessary for the horse to swallow the CAPSTAR liquid because
CAPSTAR will be absorbed through the mucous membranes in his mouth,
so it is OK if it drools out.
E) Discard the remaining mixture and cup. Do NOT save or re-use
any diluted mixture.
F) Repeat steps A through F as instructed. Always use fresh water
each day. Some horses will be dosed daily, while others are dosed
every other day or every two days. This will be specific to your
horse depending on his response.
G) It is not uncommon for a horse to develop a discharge such as
a runny nose or eyes, or skin rash. This is normal and a very positive
sign of the body cleansing itself. These discharges should not be
suppressed, but do report them to us. They usually last only a few
H) Email weekly, or more often if necessary. Emails are always
appreciated and considered very important.
I) Do not feed peppermints or use products that contain camphor
or mint as these might antidote Capstar.