Deworming & Internal Parasites

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

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Intercepting Parasite Resistance

July 30, 2014

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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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Crowdfunding Project Receives Recognition

May 23, 2014

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

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Spring Cleaning, Stable Style

April 18, 2014

Here are some spring-cleaning tasks and tips from our Facebook fans. ... Read More

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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.

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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

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Gluck Foundation Releases Fifth Research Report

March 28, 2014

The report focuses on research accomplishments and scientific publications during the 2013 calendar year.... Read More

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First UK Equine Research Crowdfunding Project Raises $6,000

March 28, 2014

The crowdfunding project is possibly the first such effort in the veterinary science field.... Read More

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New Statistical Model to Evaluate Dewormer Efficacy

March 26, 2014

Researchers have defined a new advanced statistical model to evaluate anthelmintic dewormer efficacy. ... Read More

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Univ. of Florida to Offer Online Horse Care Course

March 16, 2014

The course will shed light on the science behind common horse management practices.... Read More

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Micronized Coconut and Onion: A Natural Equine Dewormer?

March 09, 2014

A mixture of micronized coconut and onion decreased fecal egg counts in one population of horses.... Read More

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

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Deadline for Parasite Research Crowdfunding Approaching

March 06, 2014

The deadline for contributing to the crowdfunding project at the University of Kentucky is March 10.... Read More

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Pasture Management for Parasite Control

March 05, 2014

With parasites' growing anthelmintic resistance, remember to include pasture management in control efforts.... Read More

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The Real Cost of Horse Ownership

February 20, 2014

Working with horses can be very rewarding, but it is important to plan a budget for time and finances.... Read More

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Equine Colic Risk Factors

January 31, 2014

Certain management factors might affect the likelihood of colic episodes.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Parasite Control Strategies

January 28, 2014

Of the 764 respondents, 356 (47%) said they use rotational deworming as their parasite control method.... Read More

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Understanding Immunosenescence in Horses

January 27, 2014

Researchers are still working to fully understand what impact aging has on the equine immune system.... Read More