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Good Feeding Strategies for Your Dentally Challenged Horse

by Flossie Sellers

April 18, 2017 18:42

Learn about the 5 feeding strategies that will help keep your dentally challenged horse healthy and content and why special treatment is often necessary, …

Common Equine Dental Problems and How To Avoid Them

by Katie Navarra

April 19, 2017 11:03

Learn how changes in the ways domestic horses are fed affects their mouths and teeth and what you can do to prevent devastating dental problems …

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Wolf Teeth in Horses

Deb M. Eldredge, DVM

Wolf Teeth in Horses

by Deb M. Eldredge, DVM

April 6, 2017 14:43

Although the mention of wolf teeth may bring visions of werewolf fangs, wolf teeth in horses are drastically different. Learn about these troublesome teeth and …

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Feeding the Toothless Horse

EquiMed Staff

Feeding the Toothless Horse

by EquiMed Staff

April 11, 2018 08:36

"When feeding a horse with no teeth or with very severe tooth damage, feed a slurry of complete pelleted feed and/or mashed alfalfa pellets, and add in some …

Dental Care Tip

Don't confuse wolf teeth with canine teeth in the horse. The wolf teeth are small vestigial pre-molars, normally located on the top jaw just in front of the molars. These are commonly removed in the young horse as they are thought to interfere with the bit.

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Dental Care for Older Horses

Heather Smith Thomas

Dental Care for Older Horses

by Heather Smith Thomas

February 1, 2019 09:18

Most dental problems in older horses involve teeth wearing out, uneven wear, or just the fact that the teeth are missing. This article provides the horse owner …

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/den(t)l/
adjective
  1. relating to the teeth.
  2. instruments of harm or danger to barns, fencing and occasionally unwary horse owners.

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