If your horse has dental problems, he might not be getting the proper nutrition. What dental problems commonly affect a horse's ability to eat comfortably, and how can they be prevented and treated?
About the Experts
Mary S. DeLorey, DVM earned her veterinary degree from University of Missouri in 1992. Since 2000, she has devoted her entire professional energies to equine dentistry. Her practice, Northwest Equine Dentistry, Inc. serves the states of Washington and Idaho and is based near Seattle. Dr. DeLorey has traveled internationally to instruct veterinarians in equine dentistry techniques and speaks to horse owners nationwide. She trail rides and raises sport ponies from her ranch in Eastern Washington when she's not on the road.
Erin Denney-Jones, DVM, owner of Florida Equine Veterinary Services in Clermont, Fla., and moderator of the Florida Equine Veterinary Services Annual Horse Owner Seminar. She participated as a member of the Sports Medicine Committee for the American Association of Equine Practitioners and was Chairperson of the organization's Owner Education Committee as well. Her interests and practice areas include chiropractic care, sport horse medicine, reproduction, general medicine and surgery, and preventive care including wellness programs, vaccinations, parasite control, and dentistry.
- Help Sick Horses Heal with Nutrition
- Study Examines Post-Anesthetic Myelopathy in Horses
- The Ins and Outs of Feeding the OTTB
- Three-Day Eventing Horse Inspections
- 'Pinch Grafting' for Equine Lower Limb Wounds (AAEP 2011)
- Understanding Equine Sleep Deprivation
- Granulation Tissue Management in the Horse (AAEP 2011)
- Equine NSAID Use: Indications and Complications
- New Insulin Resistance Test Method for Horses (AAEP 2011)
- Benefits of Casts for Severe Horse Limb Injuries (AAEP 2011)