Author Archives: Kristy Hodgson

Winter Parasite Control

Winter Parasite Control

Responsible horse owners aim to minimise the wormers they give their horses, basing their parasite control on the evidence of worms being present rather than treating routinely. There is, however, one dangerous parasitic stage of the small redworm that we can’t test for (yet!) that can have fatal consequences.  Instead, we need to treat proactively […]

Worming Your Horse

Tapeworm Treatment Options

Horse health professionals rally to determine best practice as “Equitape” horse wormer to be discontinued from October 2018. From October 2018 the wormer brand, Equitape®, commonly used to treat tapeworm infection will be discontinued from sale in the UK. This wormer is the only licenced product for horses containing praziquantel as a single active ingredient. […]