Deworming & Internal Parasites


Equine Life Stages: Senior Horses

October 16, 2014

Old horses spend their lifetimes earning our love and respect. Learn how to keep them healthy and comfortable.... Read More


Survey: Some Owners Treat Encysted Small Redworms Improperly

October 05, 2014

One in five British horse owners used a dewormer not indicated to treat encysted small redworms (or strongyles).... Read More


The Golden Years: Caring for the Senior Horse

October 03, 2014

With a little extra care and attention, many older horses can have an extended career and a comfortable life.... Read More


Deworming Dilemma

September 26, 2014

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


Nolen-Walston to Discuss Deworming Horses at Free Lecture

August 31, 2014

Dr. Rose Nolen-Walston will discuss new thoughts on equine deworming, highlighting the emerging dangers of resistance.... Read More

Ascarids--the roundworms that infect foals--primarily show resistance to macrocyclic lactones, but there are also reports of some pyrimidine resistance.


Intercepting Parasite Resistance

July 30, 2014

Learn about management strategies you can use to help ward off parasite resistance to anthelmintics.... Read More


Why is My Horse's Tail Frizzy at the Top?

July 30, 2014

One owner wants to know the cause of her mare's tail "frazzle." (00:03:12)... Read More


Managing Your Farm's Parasite Portfolio

July 27, 2014

One researcher says "parasite portfolio" monitoring could lead to fewer adult horses needing deworming.... Read More


UK Researchers Awarded Grant to Study an Avermectin Dewormer

July 24, 2014

Moxidectin is used to treat and prevent external and internal parasites in the horse and other species.... Read More

It is important that you know the basic characteristics of common equine parasites, as well as the main mechanisms of action and affects of the common deworming compounds.


Worms vs. Drugs: The Fundamentals

July 14, 2014

Learn about common equine parasites, as well as the mechanisms and effects of common deworming compounds.... Read More


Equine Life Stages: Adult Horses

July 14, 2014

Learn how to keep adult horses healthy during the prime of their lives. ... Read More


How do Equine Dewormers Impact the Environment?

July 06, 2014

Researchers investigated equine parasite control practices and how local insect populations were faring.... Read More


Can Fecal Albumin Tests Identify Equine Parasite Burdens?

July 05, 2014

Horses feces are significantly more likely to contain albumin prior to deworming than after, researchers say.... Read More


UK Researchers and Students Present at AMCOP

June 24, 2014

The annual Midwestern Conference of Parasitologists took place June 5-7 at the Gluck Equine Research Center.... Read More


Survey: More than a Third of Horse Owners Don't Conduct FECs

May 31, 2014

A recent shows that more than a third of British owners never conduct fecal egg counts (FECs) on their horses.... Read More


UK Equine Farm and Facilities Expo to Take Place June 3

May 31, 2014

Specialists will speak on fencing options, sampling techniques for soil fertility and hay quality, and more. ... Read More


Gluck to Host Midwestern Conference of Parasitologists

May 24, 2014

The Gluck Equine Research Center will host the Annual Midwestern Conference of Parasitologists from June 5-7.... Read More

Nielsen has launched the first research crowdfunding project at UK and possibly the first such effort in the field of veterinary science.


Crowdfunding Project Receives Recognition

May 23, 2014

The crowdfunding project began in January and has raised more than $8,000 so far.... Read More


What Advice Do You Have For Deworming Young Horses?

May 21, 2014

Deworming guidelines have changed in recent years. Find out what's best for young horses. (0:02:30)... Read More


Equine Life Stages: Young Horses

May 11, 2014

Learn more about getting young horses started off right in life. ... Read More


An Ounce of Prevention

May 06, 2014

What preventive methods do you use to keep your senior horses healthy and happy?... Read More


Youngsters Don't Have it Easy

April 29, 2014

Give your young horse, age 1 to 3 years, a strong start with information from this in-depth special report.... Read More


Deworming Foals

April 04, 2014

Should a foal be dewormed during its first 6 months of life? Dr. Wendy Vaala responds. (0:03:25)... Read More


Creating a Parasite Control Program

April 01, 2014

Consider your property's equine traffic, location, and parasite control goals to create an effective program. ... Read More

Fecal egg counts help owners identify high-shedding horses and whether the dewormer used worked.


Deworming: Less is More

March 31, 2014

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