Poll

Information Overload

Where do you get most of your deworming information?
(Choose your top one)

Veterinarian
42%
187
Internet
20%
88
Peers
3%
15
Equine publications
35%
154
TV/radio broadcasts
0%
0

Total votes cast: 444

Comments & Write-in Answers

feed dealers

9/6/2010 9:40:18 PM

She recommends testing manure 2X a year and if negative do not worm. I live in the desert.

9/6/2010 6:18:53 PM

My horses graze in pastures 24/7. Is this really bad ?

9/6/2010 5:36:49 PM

Eq. publications, vet, internet

9/5/2010 11:49:14 PM

We get all of ours from our vet.

9/4/2010 8:35:05 PM

General info from publications, but final decision through discussions with veterinarian.

9/3/2010 7:57:53 PM

I read a ton about worming both in magazines and on the web but also always ask my vet

9/3/2010 6:59:27 PM

Already know a lot. Read articles for newest changes in drugs or thoughts.

9/3/2010 4:34:36 PM

always trust your vet!

9/2/2010 8:36:12 PM

internet and equine publications 2nd

9/2/2010 9:40:06 AM

I usually get info before my very busy vet does

9/1/2010 5:53:49 PM

Veterinarian and equine publications are about the same as internet ,I don't watch TV

9/1/2010 2:47:04 PM

From U of Florida equine trade show

9/1/2010 12:17:23 PM

I read the information andthen ask the vet's opinion

9/1/2010 5:46:06 AM

internet where do you think your vet keeps up with all the new things coming out.

8/31/2010 11:19:18 PM

My vet's thinking is too old school for me on this topic!

8/31/2010 9:55:28 PM

Articles in magazines have been very helpful

8/31/2010 8:44:24 PM

peer reviewed journals, actually

8/31/2010 7:32:11 PM

I've found the average vet isn't always up on new research

8/31/2010 6:53:44 PM

from The Horse, of course!

8/31/2010 6:37:13 PM

also do fecals often

8/31/2010 6:34:35 PM

then I pass along to vet. No, seriously vet is in 2nd place for info

8/31/2010 6:09:09 PM

My vet and I always discuss a science-based "strategy" for every horse.

8/31/2010 6:08:39 PM

University Website

8/31/2010 5:35:32 PM

Vet and reserach

8/31/2010 5:33:57 PM

Years ago I studied what was needed & when, for what worms...

8/31/2010 5:15:26 PM

I also use the Internet and Equine publications.

8/31/2010 4:53:11 PM

Often from manufacturers

8/31/2010 4:31:39 PM

I ust as much info from as many places as possible to stay up to date

8/31/2010 3:19:04 PM

Vets (myself included) have been removed from the picture by direct marketing.

8/31/2010 3:11:50 PM

i consider all sources and make my own decision for my horse

8/31/2010 3:10:55 PM

I use more than 1 vet; 2 are up on strategic deworming; others still recommend every 2 months

8/31/2010 2:57:48 PM

I have a great vet, but he is very reticent and hard to get info out of.

8/31/2010 11:36:55 AM