Deworming & Internal Parasites

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Watch for Summer Sores in Horses

October 30, 2013

Persistent summer sores are extremely bothersome, slow to heal, and can prevent horses from training. ... Read More

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Parasite Egg Shedding on Central Kentucky Horse Farms

October 25, 2013

Study data showed the benefit of establishing strongyle egg counts to determine the need for treatment.... Read More

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Categorizing Horses after Fecal Egg Counts

October 21, 2013

How do I know if my horse is a high, medium, or low shedder of parasite eggs, based on a fecal egg count?... Read More

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Maintaining Ideal Body Condition in Athletic Horses

October 19, 2013

Here's what to consider if your athletic horse isn't maintaining ideal body weight and condition.... Read More

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Which Deworming Method is Most Cost-Effective?

October 18, 2013

Researchers believe FEC-directed programs could save horse owners money in the long run.... Read More

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Deworming Part 5: Fecal Egg Counts

October 01, 2013

Learn about the importance of fecal egg count tests in a strategic deworming program from Dr. Steve Sundholm.... Read More

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Post-Expiration Date Dewormer Efficacy

September 30, 2013

Is dewormer still good after its expiration date?... Read More

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Common Parasite Eggs Found in Fecals

September 23, 2013

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Equine Deworming Update

August 29, 2013

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

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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.

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New Method for Detecting Bloodworms

July 27, 2013

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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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