Equine Innovators: A Discussion With the University of Kentucky’s Dr. Martin Nielsen

University of Kentucky researcher and leading equine parasitologist Dr. Martin Nielsen talks about his research and the future of equine internal parasite control.
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Internal Parasite Insights From Dr. Martin Nielsen
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University of Kentucky researcher and leading equine parasitologist Dr. Martin Nielsen talks about his research and the future of equine internal parasite control.

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About the Researcher:

Martin Krarup Nielsen

Dr. Martin Nielsen

Martin Krarup Nielsen, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVM, is an associate professor of parasitology and the Schlaikjer professor in equine infectious disease at the University of Kentucky’s Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center, in Lexington. His research focus includes parasite diagnostic measures and drug resistance. Known as a foremost expert in the field of equine parasites, Nielsen chaired the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ (AAEP) parasite control task force, which produced the ‚’AAEP Parasite Control Guidelines.’

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Michelle Anderson is the former digital managing editor at The Horse. A lifelong horse owner, Anderson competes in dressage and enjoys trail riding. She’s a Washington State University graduate and holds a bachelor’s degree in communications with a minor in business administration and extensive coursework in animal sciences. She has worked in equine publishing since 1998. She currently lives with her husband on a small horse property in Central Oregon.

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