Dental Problems

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Helpful Tips on Caring for Senior Horses This Winter

December 17, 2014

From joint health to hoof care and nutrition to dental issues, learn how to help your old horse conquer the cold.... Read More

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Teeth in Strange Places

December 16, 2014

Can a tooth grow out of the front of the horse's head, close to the eye? ... Read More

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Ways to Reduce a Cribber's Colic Risk

December 04, 2014

Researchers suggestions include maximizing cribbers' turnout time, making sure forage is readily available, and more.... Read More

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Senior Horse Feed: Not Just for Seniors

November 13, 2014

Here are five situations when a senior feed could benefit a horse, regardless of age.... Read More

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Kansas State to Host Equine Clinic on Nov. 8

November 03, 2014

Presentation topics will include senior horse dental problems, feeding horses, behavior, farriery, and more.... Read More

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How to Care for Aging Equids' Teeth

October 31, 2014

Learn what dental problems veterinarians manage in senior horses and how owners can help monitor them.... Read More

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What Can I Do to Help My Horse With a History of Choke?

October 23, 2014

Dr. Bryant Craig shares ways to prevent choke in horses and reviews what to do during an episode.... Read More

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Tips for Preparing Your Older Horse for Winter

October 23, 2014

Take these considerations into account when preparing older horses for winter and maintaining them throughout.... Read More

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Equine Life Stages: Senior Horses

October 16, 2014

Old horses spend their lifetimes earning our love and respect. Learn how to keep them healthy and comfortable.... Read More

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Hypersalivation in Horses

October 06, 2014

Does your horse drool like a dog? Here are some reasons why, from the benign to the life threatening.... Read More

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What You Need to Know About Your Horse's Teeth

September 13, 2014

Owners often report that their horses relax and perform better after corrective dental procedures.... Read More

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5 Things You Need to Know: Senior Horse Dental Care

August 28, 2014

Dr. Dominic Dawson explains common old horse dental issues and makes recommendations for care.... Read More

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What We Can Learn from Horses' Evolving Tooth Enamel

August 28, 2014

By studying teeth from different eras, we can see how horses adapted to different grazing lands and domestication.... Read More

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How Often Should a Horse Get his Teeth Checked?

July 31, 2014

One listener asks how frequently an adult horse should have his teeth checked by a veterinarian. (00:01:18)... Read More

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Poll Recap: Dental Care Costs

July 29, 2014

Of the 868 respondents, 359 (41%) said their annual dental care costs vary depending on their horses' needs. ... Read More

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Researchers Link Red Complex Bacteria, EOTRH

July 29, 2014

The presence of red complex bacteria could be a red flag for impending tooth reabsorption, researchers say.... Read More

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Slobbering in Horses

July 18, 2014

Excess slobber in your horse can mean a variety of things beyond slaframine toxicity from clover.... Read More

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Does Your Horse Need a Dentist?

June 24, 2014

Find out why you should make regular dental checkups part of your horse's scheduled maintenance.... Read More

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What are 'Wolf Teeth' in Horses?

May 22, 2014

Find out what wolf teeth are and why you need to be on the lookout for them in young horses. (0:01:35)... Read More

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What Kind of Dental Care Do Young Horses Need?

May 22, 2014

Dr. Earl Gaughan explains the attention a young horse's teeth need. (0:01:24) ... Read More

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Treats for Toothless Seniors

May 20, 2014

What are your senior horse's favorite treats?... Read More

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Equine Life Stages: Young Horses

May 11, 2014

Learn more about getting young horses started off right in life. ... Read More

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Young Horse Management

May 09, 2014

Use this cheat sheet to make sure your young horse--neonate to yearling--is getting the care she needs.... Read More

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An Ounce of Prevention

May 06, 2014

What preventive methods do you use to keep your senior horses healthy and happy?... Read More

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Youngsters Don't Have it Easy

April 29, 2014

Give your young horse, age 1 to 3 years, a strong start with information from this in-depth special report.... Read More