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hello ma'am, is daily dewormer good for all types of horses or once in 2 months dewormer good?

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Hello Rohit,

Thank you for your question.  This is perhaps a better question for your vet, and I know there is a lot of divergence on the best means of deworming horses.  I personally prefer to deworm based on the results of a fecal sample evaluation.  That way, I worm only when necessary and only for the parasites present.  But again, there are a number of varying opinions on the subject.

Thanks, Corlena

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Corlena Patterson

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I can help with any of your horse nutrition questions and concerns. I have been involved with horses for closing on 40 years, with a B.Sc in Animal Science and currently working on an M.Sc in Equine Science with the University of Edinburgh. I have owned my own feed store, consulted professionally as an equine nutritionist, and lectured in the fields of equine and dairy nutrition at the University level for 5 years. I have developed and currently market 'Ration-X', a ration formulation program for horses...designed for the everyday horse owner. I am happy to help in any way I can.

Experience

Experienced in developing and implementing feed programs for horses of all disciplines, creating custom horse supplements and managing inter-disciplinary equine facilities. Specialize in equine nutrition consulting.

Organizations
The American Society of Equine Appraisers

Publications
'Stable Management' Handbook, Equine Canada.

Education/Credentials
M.Sc (Equine Science-current), B.Sc(Agr) Animal Science, Equine Sports Massage Therapy Certification, Farrier Certification, Equine Consultant Certification, Certified Equine Appraiser, Certified in Emergency Equine Rescue.

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