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Equine Worms - what they are & how to combat them

Written by Sylvana Miller on 26 April 2010



Equine worms are a constant problem for horse owners everywhere. Heavy worm burdens kill foals and elderly horses, reduce the performance of show horses and severely reduce any horse's vitality.Worming is a vital part of equine health care and horses that have a high worm burden will be prone to losing condition or weight, having a poor appetite, and diarrhea. In severe cases, worms can also lead to digestive problems (such as colic) because of the damage they can do to the bowel. (Couzens, 2006)

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