Deworming & Internal Parasites

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How Much Does a Horse Cost?

August 01, 2012

A look at what it really costs to own a horse besides the initial purchase price.... Read More

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Texas A&M Veterinarian Offers Equine Deworming Suggestions

July 20, 2012

Here are some guidelines for owners as they work with their veterinarians on a proper deworming schedules.... Read More

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Bots and Beyond: Summer Equine Parasite Risks

July 18, 2012

Here's how some of these parasites can infect your horse, what damage they do, and how to best control them.... Read More

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Feral Honeybees Blamed for Montana Horse Death

July 06, 2012

The animal received veterinary treatment, but was later euthanized due to severe anaphylactic shock.... Read More

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Keeping Horse Worms at Bay

June 18, 2012

Consider using fecal egg counts and fecal egg count reduction tests in a sustainable parasite control program.... Read More

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Equine Parasite Control Horse Course Archived

June 15, 2012

Equine parasite-control case studies and practical parasite control recommendations are discussed.... Read More

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Equine Parasite Control: Too Much or Too Little?

June 13, 2012

Dr. Martin Nielsen of UK's Gluck Equine Research Center presents recent equine parasite-control case studies.... Read More

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Protect Horses Against Flies and Related Health Problems

June 03, 2012

Use topical fly repellent, fly sheets, and other tactics to protect horses from flies and related diseases.... Read More

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Researcher Studying Ticks' Role in Fevers of Unknown Origin

May 27, 2012

Researchers will use samples from horses with fevers of unknown origin to look for tick-borne infections.... Read More

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Ticks Emerging Earlier than Normal

May 25, 2012

Ticks typically begin to appear in late spring and early summer, but were reported weeks earlier this year.... Read More

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Sarcocystis Neurona Genome Project Almost Complete

May 24, 2012

S. neurona causes the common neurologic disease equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM).... Read More

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Western Kentucky Equine Field Day Scheduled for June 5

May 23, 2012

The field day will take place June 5, 2012, from 4-8 p.m. CDT at Darling 888 Ranch, located in Princeton, Ky.... Read More

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The Past, Present, and Future of Equine Deworming

May 12, 2012

Parasitologists now recommend deworming based upon the each horse's needs, determined by fecal egg counts.... Read More

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Deworming Young Horses

May 01, 2012

Work with your veterinarian to properly time treatment and avoid perpetuating drug-resistant parasites.... Read More

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Gluck Center Researchers to Speak at KER Conference

April 25, 2012

Martin Nielsen, DVM, PhD, Dipl. EVPC, and Amanda Adams, PhD, will present at the conference.... Read More

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The Evolution of Equine Parasite Control

April 13, 2012

Fecal egg counts are becoming more popular as horse owners learn more about anthelmintic resistance.... Read More

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2012 KER Nutrition Conference Scheduled for May 17-18

April 09, 2012

The 18th Kentucky Equine Research (KER) Conference will be held May 17-18, 2012, at the Embassy Suites Hotel.... Read More

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Why Too Much Deworming Can be a Bad Thing

April 08, 2012

All horses' health can be compromised by the development of parasite resistance to dewormers.... Read More

Finally, Tanner says, “It’s important for everyone to remember that horses need to be members of a herd. Horses are always happier when other horses are around. They need to see a companion, whether it’s right beside them or across the aisle.”

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UK Equine Showcase Presents Young Horse Research

March 22, 2012

The UK Equine Showcase held Jan. 20 focused on young horse heath, including infectious disease and deworming.... Read More

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FDA Meeting on Antiparasitic Drug Use, Resistance in Equids

February 13, 2012

Goals include discussion on maximizing drug efficacy and minimizing development of parasitic resistance. ... Read More

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Besnoitiosis in Donkeys (AAEP 2011)

February 09, 2012

The parasite Besnoitia bennetti grows in tiny cysts in the skin, organs, and eyes of affected animals.... Read More

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Central Ky. County Agents Host 'Pastures Please!' Workshops

January 25, 2012

This year's program will focus on pasture weed control, reducing parasite loads, and when to fertilize.... Read More

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Vets and Horse Owners Team Up for New Deworming Strategy

January 15, 2012

One veterinarian combined a barbecue and fecal egg testing to educate clients on a new deworming strategy.... Read More

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Penn State Extension Equine Parasite Seminar Scheduled

December 27, 2011

The seminar will feature speakers reviewing the life cycles of parasites and explaining how resistance occurs.... Read More

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Late-Term Mare Care, Foaling, and Young Foal Care

December 15, 2011

What breeders need to know to keep broodmares healthy and deliver strong, healthy foals. ... Read More