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April 15, 2013

Internal Parasites In Horses

by DePaolo Equine Concepts

In small numbers, internal parasites are both normal and healthy but in higher concentrations, they can pose a serious risk to a horse’s health. The current “mainstream” recommendation of deworming unnecessarily exposes horses with low parasite burdens to harsh chemical treatments. The most important step owners can take in parasite management is a simple fecal egg count (FEC).  To learn about internal parasites in horses and common treatments, please view the video below.

 

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