Comparison of helminth and hard tick infestation between riding and work horses in Ahwaz, Iran

Abstract

Millions of dollars are spent every year for internal and external parasite control in horses; however, parasites remain one of the most important problems affecting their health and well-being (Raynaud et al. 1983). All horses have internal parasites and, if left untreated, ticks and worms can rob a horse of precious blood nutrients and energy. Problems… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00580-011-1280-x

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