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Deworming the pregnant mare.

Strategic deworming is another essential ingredient of preventive health care. The major gastrointestinal parasites of concern in the mare are large and small strongyles and, in some instances, tapeworms. Another parasite, Strongyloides, can be passed from dam to foal in the milk.

Any deworming program should include active ingredients that are effective against mature parasites and migrating or encysted larvae. In general, it's wise to avoid any unnecessary drug administration, including dewormers, during the first 60 days of pregnancy since this is the time when major organ systems are developing in the fetus (organogenesis).

Consult your veterinarian for the most effective deworming schedule for your mare and region.