Month: November 2018

Use Equine Fecal Egg Count to Improve Your Horses Worm Control Program

By Nikki Alvin-Smith   Give yourself a pat on the back if you’ve already taken the positive step of collecting a manure sample from your horse and sending it in for a FECT (fecal egg count test). Your report will give you an indication of whether your horse has a negative egg worm count, or… Read more »

How To Avoid Tapeworm Troubles In Your Horse

By Nikki Alvin-Smith   Unfortunately, there is currently no simple tapeworm test for horses available in the U.S.A., and when tapeworms are present in your horse they can cause damage to your horse’s health. A test previously available, Equisal from a U.K. based company, was deemed too risky to use in the U.S.A. due to… Read more »