Manure Management and Internal Parasite Control for Horses

Dr. Martin Nielsen explains why composting and good manure management are imperative to internal parasite control.

Dr. Martin Nielsen explains why composting and good manure management are imperative to internal parasite control.

This podcast is an excerpt from our Ask TheHorse Live event, "What's New in Equine Parasite Control?" Listen to the full recording here

About the Experts

Martin Krarup Nielsen, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVM

Martin Krarup Nielsen, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVM, is an associate professor of parasitology and the Schlaikjer professor in equine infectious disease at the University of Kentucky's Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center, in Lexington. His research focus includes parasite diagnostic measures and drug resistance. Known as a foremost expert in the field of equine parasites, Nielsen chaired the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ (AAEP) parasite control task force, which produced the “AAEP Parasite Control Guidelines.”