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Global Worming Redux: Exploring Updated Equine Parasite Control at September First Tuesday Lecture

By: Hannah Kleckner Hall Date: Sep 4, 2019

Dr. Nolen-Walston, New Bolton Center[KENNETT SQUARE, PENNSYLVANIA] – Preventing a parasite-related disease is paramount to maintaining your horse’s optimal health. But as concern for parasite resistance has grown and approaches to proper de-worming strategies evolve, how do you know if your management practices are the best for your horse?

“Targeted deworming strategies are finally becoming the norm in well-managed horse barns – and for good reason,” said Dr. Rose Nolen-Walston, Associate Professor of Large Animal Internal Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine’s (Penn Vet) New Bolton Center.

On Tuesday, September 10, 2019, Nolen-Walston will further explore the advantages of this emerging de-worming standard, comparing them against the pitfalls of more traditional “one-size-fits-all” internal parasite management practices, as part of the First Tuesday Lecture Series at New Bolton Center.  

Covering specific needs of both foals and adult horses, Nolen-Walston’s talk will offer attendees the unique chance to put their parasite-prevention knowledge to the test during this interactive, participation-based session.

The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 6:30 p.m. in New Bolton Center’s Alumni Hall, 382 West Street Road, Kennett Square, PA.

Seating is limited. Kindly register prior to the event at

For any questions about the First Tuesday Lecture series, please contact Barbara Belt at 610-925-6500 or



About Penn Vet

Ranked among the top ten veterinary schools worldwide, the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) is a global leader in veterinary education, research, and clinical care. Founded in 1884, Penn Vet is the first veterinary school developed in association with a medical school. The school is a proud member of the One Health initiative, linking human, animal, and environmental health.

Penn Vet serves a diverse population of animals at its two campuses, which include extensive diagnostic and research laboratories. Ryan Hospital in Philadelphia provides care for dogs, cats, and other domestic/companion animals, handling more than 34,600 patient visits a year. New Bolton Center, Penn Vet’s large-animal hospital on nearly 700 acres in rural Kennett Square, PA, cares for horses and livestock/farm animals. The hospital handles more than 6,200 patient visits a year, while our Field Services have gone out on more than 5,500 farm service calls, treating some 18,700 patients at local farms. In addition, New Bolton Center’s campus includes a swine center, working dairy, and poultry unit that provide valuable research for the agriculture industry.