Deworming & Internal Parasites


Common Parasite Eggs Found in Fecals

September 23, 2013

What species of parasites are identified in a fecal egg count test?... Read More


Deworming: One Size Doesn't Fit All

September 22, 2013

Work with your veterinarian to develop an individualized deworming plan that caters to your horse's needs.... Read More


Protect Your Dog When Deworming Your Horse

September 20, 2013

Learn about ivermectin toxicity in dogs and how to protect them when you’re deworming horses.... Read More


Parasite Control Recommendations for Mares and Foals

September 15, 2013

Times are changing when it comes to parasite control. Learn how to control parasites in broodmares and foals.... Read More


Young Horses Require Special Deworming Considerations

September 13, 2013

Foals are more susceptible to parasite infection and have an elevated risk for developing disease.... Read More


Deworming Part 4: Products

September 01, 2013

Dr. Steve Sundholm presents the different types of dewormers available for horses and how they work.... Read More


Equine Deworming Update

August 29, 2013

Get the scoop on the American Association of Equine Practitioners' updated parasite control guidelines.... Read More


ACT 2013: Parasite Control in Foals

August 07, 2013

Dr. Wendy Vaala describes proper internal parasite control and deworming for youngsters. ... Read More

Larvae of <em>Strongylus vulgaris</em>, the bloodworm, migrate in the mesenteric arteries for about four months before returning to the intestine. Here, they cause inflammation and blood clots that can lead to severe colic. This parasite has not been reported resistant to dewormers and has become rare in managed horse populations.


New Method for Detecting Bloodworms

July 27, 2013

Strongylus vulgaris (the bloodworm) is the most pathogenic parasite infecting horses worldwide.... Read More


Equine Educational Sessions Back at MSU Ag Expo

July 07, 2013

Sessions on hay production and equine parasite control recommendations will be offered.... Read More


Deworming Part 3: Clinical Signs of Internal Parasite Burden

June 01, 2013

Dr. Steve Sundholm shares the clinical signs a horse might exhibit when infested with worms.... Read More


EQStable App by Zoetis Available on the Apple App Store

May 29, 2013

With the EQStable app owners can centralize pertinent horse health information on their phone.... Read More

Good manure management, including picking manure out of pastures and dry lots, is one of the best ways to limit your horse's exposure to internal parasites.


Equine Internal Parasites

May 22, 2013

Take a look at common internal parasites and learn about drug resistance and how to control certain worms.... Read More


Avoiding Anthelmintic-Resistant Parasites in Working Equids

May 10, 2013

Researchers believe massive deworming could open the door for anthelmintic-resistant parasite development.... Read More


Deworming, Part 2: Internal Parasites Up Close

May 01, 2013

Dr. Steve Sundholm of Equus Veterinary Service introduces common internal parasites and their life cycles.... Read More


Nielsen Receives Grant for Parasite Study

April 26, 2013

The grant will allow Nielsen to study the interaction between anthelmintic treatment and vaccines.... Read More


Researchers Evaluate Treatment for Common Equine Parasites

April 26, 2013

Routine fecal egg counts can help determine if certain dewormers are effective on specific farms.... Read More


AAEP Launches Equine Parasite Control Guidelines

April 24, 2013

An official set of guidelines for parasite control in horses is now available on the AAEP website.... Read More


Methods for Controlling Equine Parasites in the Environment

April 11, 2013

One researcher describes research on controlling ascarids, or roundworms, before they enter a horse's body. ... Read More


Deworming, Part 1: Then vs. Now

April 01, 2013

Dr. Steve Sundholm discusses how internal parasite control for horses has changed over the years.... Read More


UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Steffanie Burk

March 30, 2013

Burk’s main research focus is the development of a western blot test for Parascaris equorum.... Read More


Quest Plus Deworming

March 28, 2013

QUEST PLUS provides broad-spectrum parasite protection for your horse.... Read More


Gluck Research Foundation Releases Fourth Research Report

March 28, 2013

The University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Foundation published its 2012 Research Report in March. ... Read More


Grayson-Jockey Club to Fund 12 New Projects in 2013

March 15, 2013

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation approved funding of 12 new projects in 2013. ... Read More


Don't Ignore Drug-Resistant Equine Parasites

March 02, 2013

Over the years, parasites have developed resistance to certain commonly used anthelmintic classes.... Read More