Corpus ID: 2748934

External Parasites of Horses

  title={External Parasites of Horses},
  author={Phillip E. Kaufman},
In Florida, horses have numerous arthropod pests. Most of these pests are considered external parasites as their attack on the horse is principally external, as opposed to internal parasites such as “worms” or nematodes and bots. The common external parasites include filth flies such as non-biting house flies and biting stable flies and occasionally horn flies, the numerous other blood-feeding flies, such as mosquitoes, biting midges, black flies, horse flies and deer flies. There also are… Expand
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