Tapeworm in Horses, Why worming alone is not enough. How to do testing and targeted treatment

We often wonder when to worm our horses for tapeworm. But, it’s no longer as simple as reaching for the praziquantel every six months! Read on to learn how one horse Athena had been treated regularly as per guidelines but had suffered an unusual colic episode. We advised testing for tapeworm see what we found!  But first, let us understand the effects tapeworm has on a horse. Is tapeworm really bad for your horse?  And how do horses even get tapeworm in […]

Get to know Clare, the founder of EFECS

Having worked as a qualified SQP (Animal Health advisor) for Equines and companion animals for over 10 years, I found that friends were coming to me more and more for advice regarding worming and more specifically the use of worm counts – the when, why and how-to questions being asked all the time. As a lifelong horse owner, rider & competitor with a passion and background in working with horses, then as a sales representative for an Equine Supplement company […]