What is Pinworm
Symptoms of Pinworm
- Tail itching
- Sticky off-white mucus around the anus of the horse/pony
- Loss of appetite
- General depression
Is pinworm bad for my horse?
Can you see pinworm in the poo?
How to find out if your horse has pinworm
- In the morning (as pinworms are most active at night) take the sticky tape in the kit. Press it firmly onto the horse’s skin around his anus. Take care to avoid his hair.
- Fold the tape so it sticks, sticky side to sticky side.
- Put your sample in your return envelope
- Ensure your details are written on the card and enclosed with the sample
How to Treat Pinworm
Our advice is to:
Do you know anyone who is struggling to treat pinworm?
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