Tapeworms: An Underrated Threat

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is part two of a 12-part series on internal parasites of horses.

Of all the types of internal parasites that plague our horses, the one that was long considered fairly inconsequential was the tapeworm--an intestinal innocent bystander, if you will. Parasitologists knew that horses, like most mammals, harbored a few species of these cestodes (flat, segmented

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