After horses reach their second birthday, the medical picture changes dramatically, as large and small strongyles become the major focus of our parasite control programs. There are other parasites that are a concern in adult horses—bots and tapeworms, to name only two—but their impact is fairly minor in comparison to strongyles.
This special report offers tips for effectively controlling parasites with a proper deworming plan and procedures.
- Besnoitiosis in Donkeys (AAEP 2011)
- Strongyle Egg Counts and Race Performance
- Japan's Nuclear Troubles: What is Radiation's Effect on Horses?
- Fenbendazole: Better Treatment for Fighting Resistant Ascarids (AAEP 2010)
- Researchers: Flexion Tests Target Fetlock Joint
- Horse Owners Advised to Prepare for Hurricane Earl
- Fungus Battles Equine Internal Parasites 'the Natural Way'
- Tapeworm-Colic Link Discovered
- Fungus Might Help Control Strongyles Environmentally
- Planning Out Deworming Practices