Controlling internal parasites in horses is as important as ever, but not for the reasons you might think.
If average global temperatures continue to increase, drug resistance among internal parasites common to horses may accelerate.
Mosquitoes can carry a number of harmful diseases. Try these techniques to reduce mosquito populations on your farm or ranch.
A veterinary parasitologist counsels an owner concerned that her deworming practices aren't controlling Gasterophilus intestinalis.
During a hot, buggy summer, sponges and fly-spray bottles get a lot of use. Here are a few tips for making these items last the entire season.
Fly sprays and wraps are great, but your horse also has several innate methods of dealing with flies. Here's how you can help him get the most from his instinctive fly-control strategies.
Forcing a scared horse to submit to a sprayer only makes the situation worse. Instead, try these tips for breaking the self-perpetuating cycle of sprayer terror.
Consider these measures to protect your horses and property from the ravages of rats and mice.
A number of predators and parasites love to make meals of fly larvae, pupae and adults. You can boost your fly control by encouraging these animals to make a home on your farm. By Christina Keim with Laurie Bonner for EQUUS magazine.
Fly predators are an eco-friendly options to effectively reduce fly infestations without the use of toxic substances. From the editors of EQUUS magazine.
Follow these tips to protect your horses from insects and parasites and make your property less fly-friendly. By Allison Rogers for EQUUS magazine.
Repellents and insecticides pack more of a punch when used as part of an integrated pest management program. By Christina Keim with Laurie Bonner for EQUUS magazine.
Practicing good fly control can minimize the threat of the many common insect borne diseases that torment horses around the world. By Melanie Wallace for EQUUS magazine.
Though small and short-lived, summer's swarms of flying pests stir up a devil's brew of trouble for horses.
Tapeworms may not be completely harmless to your horse but they are easy to control. By Laurie Bonner for EQUUS magazine.
Make your run-in shed a 'no fly zone' by using these fly control tips to protect your outdoor dwelling equines from the summer's worst offenders.
Removing ticks from your horse isn't as tough as it sounds.
Bots, how they can affect your horse and how to control them. By Jayne Pedigo for EquiSearch.com.
The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) offers these tips for removing parasites before they can attack your horse!
If you missed EquiSearch's chat with Dr. John Poe, chief veterinarian at the Kentucky Horse Park, here's your chance to read the latest advice on fly control on your horse or in your barn.
Want to win the war on flies? Try this expert advice. By L.A. Pomeroy for EquiSearch.