Horse Care - Dentistry

IS YOUR HORSES EATING ACTION AFFECTED BY HIS TEETH

The Equine Tooth Numbering SystemHorses, in fact, can have up to 44 teeth. For dentistry purposes, a quadrant numberingsystem was introduced to make it easy to identify those teeth. On the chart you will see the incisors are at positions 1,…

DOES YOUR HORSE NEED A DENTAL EXAMINATION?

Is your horse quidding ie dropping feed? Chewing food in an unusual way? Or loosing weight?  Then it could be time for him to see a dentist.Know the signs  Here are some of the signs that your horse needs a…

EQUINE DENTAL CARE - CHECKING AND FILING DOWN YOUR HORSES TEETH

Care of your horse's teeth is crucial to his health and well-being....CHECKING AND FILING DOWN YOUR HORSES TEETH IS ESSENTIAL TO YOUR HORSES HEALTH  David Waters highly recognised equine dentist explains why we need to regularly check and file down…

CANINE AND WOLF TEETH - Can cause behavioural problems if not treated!

Canine and Wolf TeethIn the previous article we've already learnt how ignoring the dentistry needs of the horse can make him sore and unhappy in the mouth.  Here, with our resident equine dentist David Waters, we will look at the…

IS YOUR HORSE LOOSING WEIGHT, QUIDDING OR CHEWING HIS FOOD IN AN UNUSUAL WAY?

Have you noticed that your horse is quidding ie dropping feed? Or that he's chewing food in an unusual way? Is he losing weight?All of the above are signs that your horse's teeth need some attention! How often does your…
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