Deworming & Internal Parasites

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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

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Fall Horse Health Care Tips

November 06, 2011

Taking certain steps during autumn months can help ensure your horse maintains his good health.... Read More

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Gluck Researcher Featured Presenter in Parasite Webinar

October 28, 2011

Nielsen presented during TheHorse.com's webinar entitled "Horse Worms: Learning to Live with Them."... Read More

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Nielsen Joins Gluck Center Faculty

October 27, 2011

Nielsen joined the UK Gluck Equine Research Center as an assistant professor in parasitology in August.... Read More

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Horse Worms: Learning to Live With Them

October 25, 2011

Are you concerned about worms in your horses? You should be! Learn about new concepts in worm control.... Read More

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Parasite Study: Winning With Worms

October 18, 2011

Dr. Martin Nielsen describes a recent study that found some winning racehorses had significant worm burdens. ... Read More

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Strongyle Egg Counts and Race Performance

October 14, 2011

High strongyle egg counts in Standardbred trotters didn't have a negative association with racing performance.... Read More

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PEC Annual Meeting to Feature Horse Health Presentations

September 29, 2011

Meeting will feature presentations on equine nutrition, parasite resistance, and equine disease traceability.... Read More

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Young Horse Development Part 3: 18-24 Months

September 01, 2011

The second year of a horse's life brings significant changes not only in his development but also his use.... Read More