Creating an Equine Parasite Control Program

Consider your property’s equine traffic, geographic location, and parasite control goals to create an effective program

The hardy Icelandic horses housed at Swallowland Farm, in Shelbyville, Ky., live as natural a lifestyle as possible. Owner and trainer Carrie Lyons Brandt ensures her 30 charges live in groups, consume a forage-based diet, are allowed to grow winter coats, and spend most of their time turned out. Although her herd is fairly low-maintenance, Brandt knows there’s one area of their care she must pay close attention to and manage carefully: parasite

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