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Autumn parasite control for horses

Find out how easy it is to get test based parasite control sorted for your horse this autumn 🍂

✅ worm count
✅ EquiSal Tapeworm test

This will determine whether any treatment is required. Targeting wormers only where they are needed helps to slow resistance developing to the drugs we have available, as well as being better for your your horse and the environment!

Taking the EquiSal tapeworm test

🐛🐴 Autumn is traditionally a time to worm for tapeworm... but wait! Before you dose your horse have you considered testing first to see if they need treatment? The EquiSal test is an easy to use saliva test that measures antibodies the horse produces. Fewer than 27% of horses tested need worming for tapeworm. Find out how easy it is to take the sample in this video.

A simple way to remove ticks using the O'TOM TICK TWISTER

Today we have been mostly talking about #ticks ⚠️ It’s tick season and our dogs and horses are regularly picking up these little blood sucking parasites 🕷 Watch our video on how to remove them quickly and easily to protect your animals from tick bourne diseases such as lymes disease. These inexpensive little tools help ensure the tick is removed in one piece and can be purchased on our online shop. 

> Shop our recommended O’Tom Tick Twister tool

War of the Worms

Anthelmintic (wormer) resistance is a growing problem affecting the health and welfare of livestock and horses but what is it and what does it mean? The Moredun Research Institute has teamed up with animator Selina Wagner (Blobina Animations) to create a short film highlighting the important elements involved in the development and spread of anthelmintic resistance as well as the crucial messages on sustainable methods of worm control. 

Professor Jacqui Matthews on the dangers of encysted redworm

Professor Jacqui Matthews of the Moredun Research Institute, Scotland explains why high burdens of encysted small redworm, if left unchecked, can turn your horse’s large intestine into a life-threatening ‘big leaky tea bag’.

Wocket Woy & The Pwoducer on Poo picking

Wocket Woy says clean your fields! 💩🐴 Here's why you should try and poo pick every day...

What is wormer resistance and what does it mean for our horses?

Wormer resistance is a major threat to horse health across the world. But what is it and what can we do about it? Watch our short video to find out more:

Horse health in hot weather

How have you been keeping your horses cool and hydrated in the heat? This is one of our homebred Highland ponies, Bertie, who loves bobbing for apples! #horsehealth #playingitcool

Westgate do the Mannequin Challenge!

Fancy a look around our busy lab? Usually a hive of activity we freeze framed the action so you could get a better view!