Why you shouldn’t deworm all your horses, all the time


“We don’t necessarily deworm all of the horses all of the time,” says Martin Nielsen, an equine parasitologist from the University of Kentucky’s Gluck Equine Research Center, “a lot of them can maintain low egg count and low parasite burden, all by themselves.”

Got something to say about this? You can comment below.

» Next: What’s the right dewormer for your horse?

Follow the Gluck Center: @GluckEquineResearchCenter or on Twitter @UKGluckCenter.

Follow Martin Nielsen on Twitter.

Visit Martin Nielsen’s Network for Good page, and his University of Kentucky page.

• Receive a notification when a new article is posted:


Latest research and information from the horse world.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *