Oxytocin (20 U/ml) may be used as a uterine contractor to precipitate and accelerate normal parturition and postpartum evacuation of uterine debris. In surgery it may be used postoperatively following cesarean section to facilitate involution and resistance to the large inflow of blood in horses.

Dosage: 10-60 IU IV or IM every 4-12 hours, 0.11-0.22 U/kg, IV