Deworming & Internal Parasites

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Poll: Readers Chose Dewormers Wisely

July 26, 2011

TheHorse.com poll: "What did you deworm your horse with this spring?"... Read More

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Readers Split Between Rotation and Fecal Egg Counts

June 21, 2011

TheHorse.com poll: "What drives your deworming product selection decision?" ... Read More

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Poll: Readers Look for Proof Against Rotational Deworming

June 14, 2011

Poll: What would make you stop using a rotational deworming program?" ... Read More

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Squelching Drug Resistance in Parasites

June 01, 2011

Intensive use of anthelmintics has fueled parasite resistance to these drugs; here's how to combat resistance.... Read More

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Pfizer Launches New Deworming Website

April 30, 2011

Pfizer Animal Health launched a new website in relation to their Individualized Deworming (ID) program. Located at IDMyHorse.com, the site offers horse owners and veterinarians a comprehensive deworming resource with guidelines, deworming reminder ... Read More

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Ask the Vet LIVE Q&A: Green Horse Keeping Now Available

April 29, 2011

There is no need to start panicking about osteoarthritis (OA) the day your foal's feet hit the ground, but its impact should be considered following every footfall thereafter.... Read More

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Starry Sky Ultrasound Pattern: A Review (AAEP 2011)

April 05, 2011

The starry sky pattern is an unusual and dramatic ultrasonographic appearance of the equine liver.... Read More

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Japan's Nuclear Troubles: What is Radiation's Effect on Horses?

March 22, 2011

High doses of radiation can lead to radiation sickness in humans, but what types of effects might they have on horses? In the wake of the fourth explosion at the Fukushima nuclear power plant following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, concerns ... Read More

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Gastrointestinal Tract

March 17, 2011

Topics regarding the horse's gastrointestinal (GI) tract from the 2010 AAEP Convention. ... Read More

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AAEP 2010 Convention Complete Coverage

March 17, 2011

A wrap-up of the 2010 AAEP Convention, including in-depth coverage of nearly 100 presentations and sessions.... Read More

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UC Davis Offers Discounted Preventive Care Package

March 09, 2011

Veterinarians from the University of California, Davis', William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital are helping clients protect their horses from influenza, tetanus, dental problems, and other health risks by providing owners with a ... Read More

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Fenbendazole: Better Treatment for Fighting Resistant Ascarids (AAEP 2010)

March 03, 2011

Foal owners need to be especially mindful of Parascaris equorum, commonly known as ascarids, the most dangerous worms found in these youngsters, according to D. Craig Barnett, DVM, senior equine technical services veterinarian for I... Read More

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New Bolton Center Announces First Tuesday Lecture Series Schedule

March 03, 2011

The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine's New Bolton Center has announced the schedule for the First Tuesday Lecture Series through September 2011. The large animal campus of Penn's School of Veterinary Medicine, New Bolton ... Read More

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Young Horse Development: Birth to Six Months

February 01, 2011

Learn about the factors contributing to a foal's healthy development as he grows into a young horse: Genetics, nutrition, social development, immunity, growth rates, weaning, hoof care, and more.... Read More

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UC Davis Equine Preventive Care Program Provides Exams, Vaccines, and More

November 03, 2010

The veterinarians of the UC Davis' William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital want to help clients protect their horses from health risks, despite the economy, so they've developed a a discounted "package" of preventive care services.... Read More

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Fall Transition Tips

October 08, 2010

Fall's arrival means it's time to get your horse and farm ready for winter. ... Read More

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Deworming Horses: Can You Overdo It?

October 04, 2010

Can you overdo deworming? ... Read More

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Researchers: Flexion Tests Target Fetlock Joint

September 29, 2010

In a closer look at the standard forelimb flexion test, researchers from Ireland and the Netherlands found that any forelimb lameness detectable with this method generally shows up in the fetlock joint. They also found that the exam can render ... Read More

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West Virginia Fire Death Toll Up to 29 Horses

September 08, 2010

As investigators began to ask questions about the cause of a Labor Day fire that destroyed four barns located near Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, the official number of horses that died increased to 29. Initial reports place... Read More

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Horse Owners Advised to Prepare for Hurricane Earl

September 01, 2010

Hurricane Earl isn't expected to take a swipe at Massachusetts' east coast until Saturday, but on Tuesday boarding barn operator Dausha Campbell didn't waste time preparing for the storm's arrival. "We feel like ... Read More

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Multi-Species Grazing: Horses and Cows and Goats, Oh My!

September 01, 2010

A handful of horses graze in a pasture one week; a herd of goats mow down its bushes and weeds the next. This multi-species rotational grazing system has its advantages, but whether they outweigh the disadvantages will depend on your situation... Read More

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Low- or No-Cost Castration Effort Under Way in Missouri

August 25, 2010

An equine veterinarian at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) plans to host a low- or no-cost castration clinic this fall at the University of Missouri, in an effort to address the unwanted horse issue. Ac... Read More

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Recent Study Indicates Possible Parasite Drug Resistance

August 21, 2010

A recent study by University of Kentucky researcher Mary Rossano, MS, PhD, assistant professor in Animal and Food Sciences, suggests that two commonly-used dewormers (fenbendazole and moxidectin) might no longer be as effective against small st... Read More

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University of Kentucky Hosts International Symposium on Equine Reproduction

August 18, 2010

More than 300 equine reproduction specialists from 31 countries convened recently at the University of Kentucky for the 10th International Symposium on Equine Reproduction (ISER). The invitation-only meeting is held every four years; the next o... Read More