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

Dewormer's Effect on Scratches

Find out what kinds of skin parasites can cause scratches and how these pests respond to ivermectin treatment. Read More

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

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

Should I Deworm My Horse in the Winter?

Is it worthwhile to deworm my horses during the winter? Read More

Deworming Dilemma

An owner seeks advice about deworming her horse that lives alone and travels to a public barn for exercise. 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