I use a bot knife, they are sold at most horse supply stores and aren't very expensive. I read on this forum that they come off better if you wet them with warm water first (to simulate the horse licking them) And it does make them come off easier. You will want to worm your horse with a boticide after the first frost/freeze. It's kind of a waste to do it before then because the horse will just ingest more and reinfest.
As Nonipony said scrap them off in a place away from where the horse eats. Preferably on dirt or pavement.
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Last edited by Vidaloco; 08-16-2009 at 10:52 AM.