Facing the threat of equine parasitic disease.

  title={Facing the threat of equine parasitic disease.},
  author={Jacqueline B. Matthews},
  journal={Equine veterinary journal},
  volume={43 2},
Horses worldwide are exposed to a complex mixture of intestinal parasitic helminths. When burdens are high, these parasites can seriously compromise health and welfare. Some helminth species have an extremely high prevalence and are difficult to control, not least because there is a limited understanding of their most basic biology. Furthermore, levels of resistance to some of the commonly used anthelmintics are widespread and increasing. The cyathostomins are the most common nematode species… CONTINUE READING