I have a senior horse, so he is checked twice a year, spring and fall.
5/26/2013 4:44:19 PM
$150-300/horse here small guy can't compete in anything in this economy horse's teeth lose out too!
5/26/2013 3:54:22 PM
also if they are having any problems
5/26/2013 2:53:15 PM
The qualified equine dentist, ' Ron Davis' in Australia, is better than any vet!
5/26/2013 1:36:19 AM
I do have one horse that requires dental work every 6 months due to a jaw injury
5/25/2013 7:18:26 AM
teeth are checked during spring and fall vaccinations
5/25/2013 2:32:40 AM
Whenever the vet says they need done. Do get them checked every year!
5/24/2013 1:07:25 PM
We use an equine dentist once a year, unless needed more often.
5/24/2013 9:51:40 AM
once a year by the dentist,i have a 15.3 id x tb 10 this year who gets very sharp edges
5/24/2013 9:43:57 AM
It all depends on their age. Young and older ones often. Middle age less often.
5/24/2013 1:13:25 AM
Dental checks are part of twice yearly physicals
5/24/2013 12:11:44 AM
Sharp teeth affect a horses comfort and ability to carry the bit.
5/23/2013 9:19:25 PM
I have a wonderful dentist whom I was referred to by my vet
5/23/2013 7:08:20 PM
Broken/infected teeth in my older horses make a big difference in their nutritional status.
5/23/2013 5:45:08 PM
Good dentists can make enormous differences to horse health and behaviour
5/23/2013 5:08:16 PM
Never because not by a vet but a equine dental tech that works w/ vets. Not what you want to hear.
5/23/2013 4:47:04 PM
My 21 year-old needs to be checked more frequently
5/23/2013 4:35:05 PM
I do the younger ones twice a year
5/23/2013 4:08:05 PM
More frequently depending on the horse.
5/23/2013 1:47:53 PM
once a year on all but my 30 yr old, then he gets it every 6 mos
5/23/2013 12:01:00 PM
I have a 6 year old horse. My previous horse was older, thus his teeth were examined 2X per year.
5/23/2013 11:58:25 AM
Depending on recommendation by my equine dentist, every 6 or 12 months.
5/23/2013 9:27:14 AM
The younger ones typically need once a year checks, while the old ones need 2 or more
5/23/2013 8:49:53 AM
My dentist checks around twice a year.
5/23/2013 8:38:28 AM
twice per year they are checked ,and NO ...to the natural floating !! It is all DVM care
5/23/2013 7:59:10 AM
Once every 6 months by specialist equine dentist
5/23/2013 6:30:44 AM
By and Equine Dental Technician. EDT's are more qualified regarding teeth as a speciality than a vet
5/23/2013 5:22:24 AM
and if I think that my Icelandic (now 31 years old) has a problem
5/23/2013 2:40:10 AM
every spring and fall when vet comes to do vaccinations
5/23/2013 1:24:58 AM
Dentistry is done Least once a year! Seniors, 6 months
5/22/2013 9:40:43 PM
My horse is 35 years old. She has what teeth she has left checked every 6 months.
5/22/2013 9:19:13 PM
CHECK THEM MYSELF
5/22/2013 8:43:26 PM
Only by fully educated dentist who does NOT use power tools.
5/22/2013 7:25:34 PM
and use a vary good equine dentist 2x year
5/22/2013 7:06:25 PM
dependant on age if young needs to be every 6 months
5/22/2013 6:40:36 PM
only when I can't correct the problem myself
5/22/2013 6:25:17 PM
EDT not vet
5/22/2013 5:57:37 PM
annual check; more frequent if problems or young or very old
5/22/2013 5:47:26 PM
I don't use a vet. I use an equine dentist.
5/22/2013 5:45:10 PM
My Vet doesn't do my horses teeth, I have a qualified Equine Dentist.
5/22/2013 5:35:31 PM
Depends on what his mouth looks like.
5/22/2013 5:30:09 PM
never use a vet. always use and equine dentist.
5/22/2013 5:27:05 PM
Watch eating habits and abilities, and have teeth checked as needed
5/22/2013 4:02:52 PM
My horse is 21 yrs old...
5/22/2013 2:09:28 PM
I have a horse dentist check their teeth yearly.
5/22/2013 2:06:39 PM
I use a qualified equine dentist, not a vet.
5/22/2013 2:05:46 PM
Examined when they have spring vaccines. Only float when sharp, which isn't every year
5/22/2013 1:59:50 PM
I use a horse dentician not a vet
5/22/2013 1:55:59 PM
2 times a year
5/22/2013 12:07:29 PM
or more often depending on the horse & situatuin
5/22/2013 11:24:56 AM
Spring and fall
5/22/2013 11:11:54 AM
The veteranarian checks each time my horse goes in for shots or a pysical
5/22/2013 11:06:45 AM
I'm very fortunate, my horse has excellent teeth.
5/22/2013 10:55:18 AM
The extreme cost ort
5/22/2013 10:48:51 AM
I use a certified Equine Dentist and he comes to the barn annually.
5/22/2013 9:55:34 AM
But I have one horse who will now be getting checked at least twice a year.
5/22/2013 8:58:18 AM
About every six months as she is a senior doing dressage.
5/22/2013 8:56:29 AM
Defers with age of horse
5/22/2013 8:40:11 AM
whatever my vet recommends; with my older (25 and 34) ones, it's usually 6 mo.
5/22/2013 8:30:14 AM
teeth are checked yearly but i don't use the vet for teeth, use an equine dentist
5/22/2013 7:52:18 AM
I use a lay dentist who does a better job than my vet.
5/22/2013 7:47:10 AM
Use an Equine Dentist, rather than a vet.
5/22/2013 7:19:10 AM
Never by my vet; twice yearly by my equine dental tech.
5/22/2013 7:12:22 AM
I have to get my horses teeth floated every eight months. He has been on this routine since he was 2
5/22/2013 6:43:18 AM
I would have them in between scheduled visits if there were any signs it was needed.
5/22/2013 6:17:01 AM
use a quallified horse dentist every 6 months
5/22/2013 5:46:07 AM
Usually every 6 months
5/22/2013 4:16:46 AM
My best horse has a bad tooth that we are trying to save-vet checks him every couple of months.
5/22/2013 12:45:11 AM
Every six months checked. Floated when needed
5/22/2013 12:18:50 AM
Spring and fall and, more often if an issue possibly related to the mouth, appears
5/22/2013 12:11:12 AM
horse dentist will check and float our horses as needed 1+ times a year
5/21/2013 11:48:55 PM
Equine dentist not vet
5/21/2013 11:33:02 PM
Annually, unless the vet recommends more frequent checks.
5/21/2013 11:17:17 PM
It's my experience that a good equine dentist will do a better job than most vets.
5/21/2013 10:28:15 PM
At least once per year. More often if symptoms appear.
5/21/2013 9:08:15 PM
Examined twice per year, but floated once, unless otherwise needed. So far, not needed.
5/21/2013 8:37:53 PM
I have an equine dentist every 1-1/2 yrs, his recommendation of the timeframe.
5/21/2013 7:55:51 PM
My farrier is also an equine dentist, so I use him
5/21/2013 7:54:07 PM
I am a veterinarian and am forver messing about in my own horses mouths and various other parts
5/21/2013 7:46:09 PM
every other year unless a problem crops up
5/21/2013 7:30:45 PM
Well not by a vet...but a equine dentist.
5/21/2013 7:27:11 PM
twice/yr at examinations
5/21/2013 7:25:40 PM
My horse is examined/treated by an equine dentist once a year!
5/21/2013 7:24:55 PM
more often if the horse exhibits an eating issue
5/21/2013 7:18:30 PM
Yearly, more often if needed as indicated by my vet
5/21/2013 7:16:53 PM
Annually, morre often for horses with special dental issues ie: parrotmouth etc.
5/21/2013 7:15:28 PM
Vet missed problems so I use non-vet equine dentist
5/21/2013 7:14:44 PM
My 8 y/o Shire mare requires a bit of care every 6 months to prevent discomfort/eye discharge.
5/21/2013 6:50:16 PM
Teeth floated by Equine Dentist. If issue unable to be resolved by dentist, vet then called in.
5/21/2013 6:49:48 PM
Our vet said we could go to an every 18 month schedule.
5/21/2013 6:49:44 PM
Once a year is fine for 7 yr old but 21 yr old has issues requiring every 6 months check
5/21/2013 6:30:04 PM
Every 8 to 10 months.
5/21/2013 6:26:22 PM
Once every two years and dependent on age of the horse.
5/21/2013 6:19:42 PM
look in horses mouth and check for sharp edges,scars, bumps .Know what normal is.
5/21/2013 6:16:19 PM
except in my very senior horse, 3 to 4 times per year
5/21/2013 6:09:14 PM
I wouldn't have my doctor examine my teeth, so why would I have a vet exam my horses teeth?
5/21/2013 5:58:42 PM
Annual floating and reset of bit seat.
5/21/2013 5:56:33 PM
5/21/2013 5:54:35 PM
more frequently for the senior(35 years old)once for the younger than 20 set
5/21/2013 5:42:20 PM
I have found that an Equine Dentist is better to use than a veterinarian that doesoftennot do mouths
5/21/2013 5:38:53 PM
don't use vet, use equine dental technitian
5/21/2013 5:30:24 PM
Dentist checks them out twice a year
5/21/2013 5:12:14 PM
We use an equine dentist who is associated with our vet.
5/21/2013 4:56:57 PM
spring and fall
5/21/2013 4:53:13 PM
twice a year
5/21/2013 4:50:04 PM
Usually only when we see a need i.e. horses dropping feed, resisting bit, etc.
5/21/2013 4:41:16 PM
Examined twice a year, floated once a year unless a problem would arise.
5/21/2013 4:34:44 PM
I have a 21 yo TB with tooth wear issues.
5/21/2013 4:22:26 PM
I don't trust my vet only a trained dentist.
5/21/2013 4:00:16 PM
I use an Equine Dentist
5/21/2013 2:25:25 PM
should have this performed more often
5/21/2013 12:17:34 PM
Only noticed horses will be checked
5/21/2013 11:47:10 AM
Would like to say once a year, but it's expensive
5/21/2013 10:39:57 AM
How offten should their teeth be examined?
5/21/2013 10:35:34 AM
Once a year, or at vet's discretion.
5/21/2013 8:47:01 AM
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