Deworming & Internal Parasites


AAEP 2010 Convention Complete Coverage

March 17, 2011

A wrap-up of the 2010 AAEP Convention, including in-depth coverage of nearly 100 presentations and sessions.... Read More


UC Davis Offers Discounted Preventive Care Package

March 09, 2011

Veterinarians from the University of California, Davis', William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital are helping clients protect their horses from influenza, tetanus, dental problems, and other health risks by providing owners with a ... Read More


Fenbendazole: Better Treatment for Fighting Resistant Ascarids (AAEP 2010)

March 03, 2011

Foal owners need to be especially mindful of Parascaris equorum, commonly known as ascarids, the most dangerous worms found in these youngsters, according to D. Craig Barnett, DVM, senior equine technical services veterinarian for I... Read More


New Bolton Center Announces First Tuesday Lecture Series Schedule

March 03, 2011

The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine's New Bolton Center has announced the schedule for the First Tuesday Lecture Series through September 2011. The large animal campus of Penn's School of Veterinary Medicine, New Bolton ... Read More


Young Horse Development: Birth to Six Months

February 01, 2011

Learn about the factors contributing to a foal's healthy development as he grows into a young horse: Genetics, nutrition, social development, immunity, growth rates, weaning, hoof care, and more.... Read More


UC Davis Equine Preventive Care Program Provides Exams, Vaccines, and More

November 03, 2010

The veterinarians of the UC Davis' William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital want to help clients protect their horses from health risks, despite the economy, so they've developed a a discounted "package" of preventive care services.... Read More


Fall Transition Tips

October 08, 2010

Fall's arrival means it's time to get your horse and farm ready for winter. ... Read More


Deworming Horses: Can You Overdo It?

October 04, 2010

Can you overdo deworming? ... Read More


Researchers: Flexion Tests Target Fetlock Joint

September 29, 2010

In a closer look at the standard forelimb flexion test, researchers from Ireland and the Netherlands found that any forelimb lameness detectable with this method generally shows up in the fetlock joint. They also found that the exam can render ... Read More


West Virginia Fire Death Toll Up to 29 Horses

September 08, 2010

As investigators began to ask questions about the cause of a Labor Day fire that destroyed four barns located near Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, the official number of horses that died increased to 29. Initial reports place... Read More


Horse Owners Advised to Prepare for Hurricane Earl

September 01, 2010

Hurricane Earl isn't expected to take a swipe at Massachusetts' east coast until Saturday, but on Tuesday boarding barn operator Dausha Campbell didn't waste time preparing for the storm's arrival. "We feel like ... Read More


Multi-Species Grazing: Horses and Cows and Goats, Oh My!

September 01, 2010

A handful of horses graze in a pasture one week; a herd of goats mow down its bushes and weeds the next. This multi-species rotational grazing system has its advantages, but whether they outweigh the disadvantages will depend on your situation... Read More


Low- or No-Cost Castration Effort Under Way in Missouri

August 25, 2010

An equine veterinarian at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) plans to host a low- or no-cost castration clinic this fall at the University of Missouri, in an effort to address the unwanted horse issue. Ac... Read More


Recent Study Indicates Possible Parasite Drug Resistance

August 21, 2010

A recent study by University of Kentucky researcher Mary Rossano, MS, PhD, assistant professor in Animal and Food Sciences, suggests that two commonly-used dewormers (fenbendazole and moxidectin) might no longer be as effective against small st... Read More


University of Kentucky Hosts International Symposium on Equine Reproduction

August 18, 2010

More than 300 equine reproduction specialists from 31 countries convened recently at the University of Kentucky for the 10th International Symposium on Equine Reproduction (ISER). The invitation-only meeting is held every four years; the next o... Read More


Mississippi State Veterinary Students Volunteer Abroad

August 16, 2010

While many people spent their summer vacations relaxing on the beach, a group of Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) students traveled to Central America to help animals in need.

In June, Katie Cooley, B... Read More


Focus on Health: The External Horse

August 01, 2010

Maintaining a horse's hair coat takes a lot of energy, protein, and certain trace elements and minerals. ... Read More


Fungus Battles Equine Internal Parasites 'the Natural Way'

July 11, 2010

A pile of horse dung is no longer just a pile of horse dung--it is now the stage for the fatal ambush of nematode (roundworm) larvae by a predatory fungus, worthy of screen time on the "Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom" nature show.... Read More


Deworming and Boarding

June 22, 2010

Q: In a boarding situation, does it make sense to test your horse's manure for worms or should they all be tested? A: If the horses at a boarding stable all share common pasture, your worm control program is only as good as the worst one there...... Read More


Deworming Your Horse: Take 2

June 02, 2010

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Boarding Barn Health

June 01, 2010

Moving your horse into a boarding barn is a lot like sending your child to school for the first time. Just as you would in choosing a school for your kids, you want to do your research, asking all pertinent questions.... Read More


Taming the Beast: A Review of Equine Neurologic Disease

June 01, 2010

To take the dizzy factor out of understanding neurologic disease in horses, I.G. Joe Mayhew, BVSc, FRCVS, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, ECVN, has dedicated much of his career to helping practitioners and owners understand equine neurology.... Read More


Tapeworm-Colic Link Discovered

May 22, 2010

Evidence supporting a link between the equine tapeworm Anoplocephala perfoliata and colic in hores. ... Read More


Twelve New Equine Fact Sheets Available From

May 12, 2010

This week has launched 12 free, handy Fact Sheets on topics of interest to hands-on horse owners. These are invaluable additions to the more than 30 widely acclaimed Fact Sheets that launched in 2009...... Read More