Where Are Ticks Lurking…?
Ticks seem to be everywhere!
Simply riding through lush grass or a wooded area can result in many ticks on your horse and yourself.
In regions with moderate or cold climates (Europe and North America) ticks are commonly found in forests and woods, on wildlife and livestock alike.
They thrive in protective layers of vegetation and tall grasses. Keeping pastures mowed to prevent excessively tall grass and clearing brush from around fence lines is highly recommended.
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Tick articles of interest:
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