Deworming & Internal Parasites
December 02, 2009
Horse owners looking for up-to-date information on parasites and drug resistance can find two new videos on TheHorse.com containing presentations made in Kentucky to a group of veterinarians, vet techs, and horse owners. These are sponsored b... Read More
December 01, 2009
All of the articles I've read talk about managing parasites in horses with turnout time. Like many other owners in dry locations, here in New Mexico I don't have pasture. Both stalls and turnout areas consist of sand. I purchase bales of alfalfa and ... Read More
November 25, 2009
This hour-long video presentation features advice on identifying and managing resistant parasites.... Read More
November 24, 2009
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November 09, 2009
Environmental conditions during collection and storage of equine fecal samples impact the resulting fecal egg counts (FECs), report parasitologists from both Denmark and the United States.
"Due to the concern regarding... Read More
November 03, 2009
Parasite control is an important part of every equine health care program. Today, it's no longer enough just to know what worms are bugging your horse. Now, you need to understand the basics of parasite resistance to ensure your program i... Read More
October 06, 2009
Horse manure needs to be 'cooked' for a specific length of time and at high enough temperatures to result in sufficient reductions in viability of roundworm (Parascaris equorum) eggs and Rhodococcus equi populations, report... Read More
October 02, 2009
September 25, 2009
Mariana Ionita, DVM, PhD, is no stranger to the Gluck Equine Research Center. A resident of Romania, Ionita has been a visiting scientist in the Parasitology program four times since 2006 and completed her fourth visit to the Gluck Center at the... Read More
September 17, 2009
September 04, 2009
More than 780 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "What drives your deworming product selection decision?"... Read More
August 28, 2009
Consuming avermectin dewormers can prove fatal for some herding breed dogs.... Read More
August 28, 2009
The Racing Officials Accreditation Program (ROAP) has developed an On Call Stewards Program so that a designated racing official will be available during telecasts of major racing events to explain the rules of racing if an unusual event occurs... Read More
August 21, 2009
More than 460 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "How often do you deworm your young horses?"... Read More
August 14, 2009
Robert and Kay Ritchie have a vision: a steady stream of veterinary students in residency positions studying equine medicine at Michigan State University's College of Veterinary Medicine (MSU CVM). When their residency training is through, these... Read More
August 13, 2009
August 07, 2009
Many countries in the world outside of the United States are home to the parasite Babesia caballi, which can cause illness or death in horses. Some infected horses might recover and become inapparent carriers of the parasite.
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August 03, 2009
New research on treating horses with equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) has found dissolving toltrazuril sulfone, commercially known as ponazuril, in dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO) instead of water prior to oral administration in horses increase... Read More
July 23, 2009
Horse owners around the world are being asked to participate in an online questionnaire to help researchers better assess the issues of parasite control and anthelmintic (dewormer) resistance. The study is part of a collaborative effort between... Read More
July 21, 2009
New data shows tapeworm prevalence on West Coast farms as 17.3% in California, 36.5% in Oregon and 25.3% in Washington. A 2003 study in equine parasitology by Craig Reinemeyer, DVM, PhD, of East Tennessee Clinical Research, uncovered the high... Read More
July 14, 2009
Have questions about parasite resistance and how to manage it on your farm?
July 12, 2009
Diagnostic deworming of horses with anti-tapeworm drugs could play an important role in reducing resistance to antiparasitic drugs, report veterinarians from Japan and North America.
July 07, 2009
Horse owners still have an opportunity to let their opinions on parasite control and resistance be known. Researchers have organized an international survey to better assess the issues of parasite control and dewormer resistance.
June 22, 2009
A new tablet dewormer was deemed as safe and effective against large strongyle infections in horses as the gel formulation of the same drug, according to a controlled study recently published in Parasitology Research.
"Large... Read More
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Q. Is it worthwhile to deworm my horses during the winter? I've heard that internal parasites aren't around this time of year.