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  1. #1
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    Jan. 18, 2010

    Default Fecal Testing

    I've read on here a bunch of threads about testing for worms before de-worming your horse. I think the vast majority of you say the smart pack test kit is the way to go. Thoughts here?

    Does the test tell you which worms, or just that they have worms? If so, does it recommend a course of action?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul. 24, 2004


    My vets do the fecal tests for me - they are a major equine emergency clinic and can do all that stuff themselves. After I get the results I go w/ what they recommend for worming. Thankfully the tests have been negative so far but I do need to run them again in the next few weeks. Not sure how Smartpak does their results or if they recommend wormers or if they tell you to consult w/ your vet.
    "When a horse greets you with a nicker & regards you with a large & liquid eye, the question of where you want to be & what you want to do has been answered." CANTER New England

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