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The Three Stages of a Bot Fly Invasion in Your Horse

Like some kind of alien plotting to take over the world in a sci-fi movie, the female bot fly (or Gasterophilus intestinalis) buzzes around your horse in early spring, depositing between 150 and 1,000 small, […]

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Monday Myth: Horses Need to be Fed at the Same Time Every Day

If you’re a horse owner, there’s no other time you feel more loved by your equine than when you show up five minutes before feeding time. Poke your head through the barn door at this […]

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Parasitism and its Effects on Equine Gastrointestinal Health

Parasitic challenge in horses remains a significant threat to health and performance. Over the years, various regular de-worming programs have failed to eliminate this problem and now there is the omnipresent issue of increasing anthelmintic […]

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Myth: Horses Require Higher Quality Hay Than Cattle

Horse owners are known for being picky about hay selection, and we literally end up paying the price for higher quality hay than our livestock-raising neighbors. The idea that our more delicate horses “need higher […]

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Monday Myth #46: Senior Horses Are Skinny

We’ve all seen swaybacked, rough-coated horses with bony top lines and hints of ribs showing despite plenty of feed. Open that horse’s mouth and chances are you’ll find it’s a senior citizen. And there’s no […]

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Better Parasite Control for Horses: Individual Testing & Treatment

This is Pt. 6 of Parasites and the Equine Gut, a new series investigating the connection between parasite control and your horse’s digestive health — and what we can do to help.  Over the past […]

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