Deworming

Horse Health by the Season

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Winter, spring, summer, or fall…all you’ve got to do is remember what your horse needs to stay healthy. Our seasonal guide will help you. Read More


'Old Horse' Quiz

Identify changes in your horse's health as he ages. This 20-question quiz from Equine Guelph helps you understand general management, hoof care, nutrition, dental care, and diseases and disorders in the senior horse. Read More


Deworming Strategies

by Barb Crabbe, DVM Q: My 7-year-old Quarter Horse mare is too thin. My neighbor suggested I have my vet do a fecal egg count to check for parasites. I try to deworm her every month, but she hates tube dewormer, so... Read More


A Matter of Taste

According to a study at the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom, apple flavors may not be your horse’s first pick from the menu. Find out some of his favorites here. Read More


To Do This Month: Grazing, Insects, and Maintenance

This month, gear up for summer the right way by gradually altering your horse's feed schedule and stepping up your horse-health maintenance game. Read More


To Do This Month: Baby Safety, Health Exams, Trailer Check

Check these items off your to-do list to put your best foot forward in March so you can focus on riding instead of chores when riding weather hits. Read More


Horse Deworming: A Modern Approach

by Jennifer Forsberg Meyer Rules for parasite control have changed in recent years. Here, your questions answered. Read More


Parasite Control

by Barb Crabbe, DVM In the 1960s, deworming was done by a veterinarian, who treated a horse by passing a stomach tube through his nose to deliver potent chemicals that killed everything that wiggled. Horses hated it, and Read More


Parasite Control: The Old, The New, and What To Do

In the 1960s, deworming was done by a veterinarian, who treated a horse by passing a stomach tube through his nose to deliver potent chemicals that killed everything that wiggled. Horses hated it, and Read More


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