Strategies for equine deworming
September 14, 2018Horse owners and veterinarians have focused on control of equine internal parasites using chemical deworming strategies for decades, especially with the advent of readily available, easily administered oral paste deworming agents. However, due at least in part to rather constant deworming, parasite resistance to deworming agents is now recognized as a significant problem. Thus, it is increasingly important veterinarians work with their clients to develop effective deworming strategies.
13 guidelines to follow when deworming horses
August 23, 2016Controlling internal parasites in patients is a primary concern of equine practitioners. The advent of readily available, easily administered and effective deworming agents—along with recognition that a particular parasite, S. vulgaris, causes a destructive colic problem (verminous arteritis)—has resulted in a deworming frenzy, particularly among horse owners.