Deworming & Internal Parasites

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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

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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Equine Parasite Research Crowdfunding Project Launched

January 07, 2014

Nielsen hopes to raise $30,000 to study a novel probiotic compound for the treatment of equine parasites.... Read More

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Small Strongyles might be Developing Ivermectin Resistance

November 20, 2013

An effective parasite control program should aim to prevent further resistance.... Read More

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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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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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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