Martin Krarup Nielsen, DVM, PhD, Dipl. EVPC

Martin Krarup Nielsen, DVM, PhD, is an assistant professor appointment in parasitology at the University of Kentucky's (UK) Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center in Lexington.

Articles by Martin Krarup Nielsen

What is a Neck Threadworm, and can it Hurt My Horse?

An equine parasite expert answers a horse owner question about these mysterious worms. Read More

Deworming: Less is More

My vet said we should stop deworming our horses and do two fecal egg counts per year instead. Is this okay? Read More

Horse Parasite Control Programs

Because of the potential for anthelmintic resistance, deworming decisions should be based on fecal egg counts. Read More

Parasites: Roads to Resistance

Parasites follow Darwin's law: survival of the fittest. In fact, all biological organisms adapt. Read More

Pinworm Suspicion

Is it possible to detect pinworms in a fecal egg count test? One of my horses rubs his rump on the stall wall at every opportunity, and he begs me to scratch him under his tail whenever I am close by. Read More