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Confidence EQ (Canada)

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Confidence EQ

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Ceva Animal Health


Helps reduce or prevent equine stress


Vet/Farrier visits

Fearful situations

New environments


Nursing mares (like many mammalian species) naturally produce an appeasing pheromone, which provides reassurance to their new foal. This equine appeasing pheromone helps the foal feel safe and secure when encountering new situations and unknown environments.

CONFIDENCE EQ® is a copy of the equine appeasing pheromone mares produce as they nurse their foals. In adult horses, the presence of this pheromone is a signal that the environment is safe and secure, which can facilitate learning.

Horses are highly sensitive to their environment and surroundings and because of this, fear is considered a normal response in the horse. Fear can be managed by teaching horses to not over-react when faced with new or unexpected stimuli such as traveling, loud and sudden noises, entering new environments, clipping or various healthcare procedures such as hoof trimming/shoeing or dental treatments.

CONFIDENCE EQ® has been proven to help horses manage new or unexpected stimuli by replicating the equine appeasing pheromone that signals an environment is safe and secure.


CONFIDENCE EQ® is recommended for horses of all ages. It is used to help build confidence in horses that are faced with new or troubling situations, including:

● Traveling/trailering, recovery after arrival,

● Environmental changes: moving to a new stable, going indoors/outdoors, new owner/caretaker,

● Training events, introducing new exercises,

● Social situations: foal weaning, meeting new stable mates or pasture mates,

● Healthcare procedures: farrier visits, veterinary visits, dental visits,

● Dealing with loud noises: large crowds, thunderstorms, fireworks, gunshots, motor vehicles.

How Supplied

Single-use packet containing 5mL of gel.

10 single-use packets per box.

Instructions For Use

Administer CONFIDENCE EQ® approximately 30 minutes before the stressful situation. The horse should be calm and quiet when Confidence EQ® is applied.

Tear open one end of the packet and expel approximately 1/2 of the gel on your index finger. Apply the gel to the bottom edge of the horse’s nostril (not too deep, or in the mucosa). Apply the remainder of the gel in the packet to the other nostril using the same procedure. Repeat the application every 2 - 2.5 hours, if necessary.

Note: As the solvent evaporates in the nostril a thin, translucent film may appear. This is considered normal and, if needed, the film can be removed by wiping with a wet sponge.


Avoid contact with eyes. In case of contact, flush eyes with water.

Keep out of reach of children.

Store at room temperature and away from light.

Marketed and Distributed by

In the U.S.: Ceva Animal Health, LLC., 8735 Rosehill Road, Suite 300, Lenexa, KS 66215


In Canada: Ceva Animal Health, 1040 Fountain Street North, Cambridge, ON N3E 1A3


CONFIDENCE EQ® is protected by U.S., Canadian and European patents.

US Patents 6,077,867 & 6,384,252.

©2014 Ceva Animal Health, LLC. CONFIDENCE EQ® is a registered trademark of IRSEA.

Licence holder: IRSEA

For more information visit

50243, 50244

NAC No.: 1221110.0

Telephone:   519-650-9570
Toll-Free:   800-510-8864
Fax:   519-650-9576
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Confidence EQ information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the Canadian product label or package insert.

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