Deworming & Internal Parasites


Why Too Much Deworming Can be a Bad Thing

April 08, 2012

All horses' health can be compromised by the development of parasite resistance to dewormers.... Read More

Finally, Tanner says, “It’s important for everyone to remember that horses need to be members of a herd. Horses are always happier when other horses are around. They need to see a companion, whether it’s right beside them or across the aisle.”


UK Equine Showcase Presents Young Horse Research

March 22, 2012

The UK Equine Showcase held Jan. 20 focused on young horse heath, including infectious disease and deworming.... Read More


FDA Meeting on Antiparasitic Drug Use, Resistance in Equids

February 13, 2012

Goals include discussion on maximizing drug efficacy and minimizing development of parasitic resistance. ... Read More


Besnoitiosis in Donkeys (AAEP 2011)

February 09, 2012

The parasite Besnoitia bennetti grows in tiny cysts in the skin, organs, and eyes of affected animals.... Read More


Central Ky. County Agents Host 'Pastures Please!' Workshops

January 25, 2012

This year's program will focus on pasture weed control, reducing parasite loads, and when to fertilize.... Read More


Vets and Horse Owners Team Up for New Deworming Strategy

January 15, 2012

One veterinarian combined a barbecue and fecal egg testing to educate clients on a new deworming strategy.... Read More


Penn State Extension Equine Parasite Seminar Scheduled

December 27, 2011

The seminar will feature speakers reviewing the life cycles of parasites and explaining how resistance occurs.... Read More


Late-Term Mare Care, Foaling, and Young Foal Care

December 15, 2011

What breeders need to know to keep broodmares healthy and deliver strong, healthy foals. ... Read More


Fall Horse Health Care Tips

November 06, 2011

Taking certain steps during autumn months can help ensure your horse maintains his good health.... Read More


Gluck Researcher Featured Presenter in Parasite Webinar

October 28, 2011

Nielsen presented during's webinar entitled "Horse Worms: Learning to Live with Them."... Read More


Nielsen Joins Gluck Center Faculty

October 27, 2011

Nielsen joined the UK Gluck Equine Research Center as an assistant professor in parasitology in August.... Read More


Horse Worms: Learning to Live With Them

October 25, 2011

Are you concerned about worms in your horses? You should be! Learn about new concepts in worm control.... Read More


Parasite Study: Winning With Worms

October 18, 2011

Dr. Martin Nielsen describes a recent study that found some winning racehorses had significant worm burdens. ... Read More


Strongyle Egg Counts and Race Performance

October 14, 2011

High strongyle egg counts in Standardbred trotters didn't have a negative association with racing performance.... Read More


PEC Annual Meeting to Feature Horse Health Presentations

September 29, 2011

Meeting will feature presentations on equine nutrition, parasite resistance, and equine disease traceability.... Read More


Young Horse Development Part 3: 18-24 Months

September 01, 2011

The second year of a horse's life brings significant changes not only in his development but also his use.... Read More


Poll: Readers Chose Dewormers Wisely

July 26, 2011 poll: "What did you deworm your horse with this spring?"... Read More


Readers Split Between Rotation and Fecal Egg Counts

June 21, 2011 poll: "What drives your deworming product selection decision?" ... Read More


Poll: Readers Look for Proof Against Rotational Deworming

June 14, 2011

Poll: What would make you stop using a rotational deworming program?" ... Read More


Squelching Drug Resistance in Parasites

June 01, 2011

Intensive use of anthelmintics has fueled parasite resistance to these drugs; here's how to combat resistance.... Read More


Pfizer Launches New Deworming Website

April 30, 2011

Pfizer Animal Health launched a new website in relation to their Individualized Deworming (ID) program. Located at, the site offers horse owners and veterinarians a comprehensive deworming resource with guidelines, deworming reminder ... Read More


Ask the Vet LIVE Q&A: Green Horse Keeping Now Available

April 29, 2011

There is no need to start panicking about osteoarthritis (OA) the day your foal's feet hit the ground, but its impact should be considered following every footfall thereafter.... Read More


Starry Sky Ultrasound Pattern: A Review

April 05, 2011

The starry sky pattern is an unusual and dramatic ultrasonographic appearance of the equine liver.... Read More


Japan's Nuclear Troubles: What is Radiation's Effect on Horses?

March 22, 2011

High doses of radiation can lead to radiation sickness in humans, but what types of effects might they have on horses? In the wake of the fourth explosion at the Fukushima nuclear power plant following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, concerns ... Read More


Gastrointestinal Tract

March 17, 2011

Topics regarding the horse's gastrointestinal (GI) tract from the 2010 AAEP Convention. ... Read More