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A New Way To Deworm

Parasite drug resistance is on the rise. While horse-care patterns usually evolve over decades, we could be facing a radical change in the way we deworm our horses because the comfortable methods that we’ve used for a quarter century actually may be harming our horses. Our familiar deworming schedules may need to be replaced, and egg counts should help us decide which drugs to choose.When paste deworming arrived and went directly into the hands of horseowners, parasite-related illnesses among horses declined. Caring vets cheered. (Some veterinarians, motivated more

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