Poll

Dental Care Costs

How much do you spend each year on your individual horse's dental care?

$500 or more
2%
17
$250-$499
15%
128
Up to $249
37%
323
I don't have dental work done on my horse.
5%
41
The cost varies per year depending on my horse's needs and veterinarian's recommendations.
41%
359

Total votes cast: 868

Comments & Write-in Answers

About $100 once a year, by my wonderful vet. Then he gets a lollipop (kidding)

7/28/2014 5:06:23 PM

Neither norse needs floating more than every 5 years. once had horse needed every other year

7/28/2014 4:52:50 PM

sometimes of of my horses won't need anything

7/28/2014 2:13:06 PM

Our horse has very stable teeth and is checked regularly, but rarely needs anything

7/28/2014 11:07:33 AM

I take my mare to an equine dentist once a year and the cost is $100.

7/28/2014 9:27:09 AM

It cost $66 per horse.

7/28/2014 12:27:48 AM

Dental checks part of their roution biannual phsicals

7/27/2014 5:09:08 PM

have teeth done twice a year by a certified dentist with a vet in attendance $$$$$ but worth it.

7/27/2014 4:47:17 PM

My horse is 27 years old. DR.ROUECHE is a awesome VETERINARIAN as are most of them. I'm so very

7/27/2014 2:48:58 PM

Only $70 per visit in UK

7/26/2014 8:54:05 AM

We use a certified equine dentist, he uses hand tools, none of that power drilling, does a great job

7/25/2014 2:51:51 PM

We don't have our horses' teeth examined unless we suspect it is necessary.

7/25/2014 2:50:49 PM

$100 per horseper yr basic care done by a highly educated equine dental practicioner

7/25/2014 12:29:53 PM

Cost $80/horse

7/25/2014 12:03:13 PM

usually one float per horse per year

7/25/2014 10:39:47 AM

$50

7/25/2014 6:57:28 AM

typically $140/horse per visit...

7/24/2014 10:12:31 PM

My horse is seen by an eqine dentist twice a year which is usually about $85 per visit. He will be

7/24/2014 9:51:03 PM

We prefer hand floating which vets in area refuse to do. Power float TRAUMATIC and painful !!!

7/24/2014 5:06:14 PM

Dental care for your horse is just as important as our own.

7/24/2014 4:27:38 PM

floating only...done by vet

7/24/2014 1:17:03 PM

My excellent Equine Dentist charges $100 per horse; I have 4 horses.

7/24/2014 12:10:59 PM

less than $100

7/24/2014 6:20:50 AM

typically 50 barn call and 80-150 for floats.

7/24/2014 12:20:07 AM

My vet checks my horses teeth every summer and makes recommendations if needed.

7/23/2014 9:52:24 PM

I have a yearly float done....that is all he needs at this time.

7/23/2014 6:56:08 PM

We haul to our equine dentist and he charges about $125 per horse. Texas Panhandle.

7/23/2014 5:38:17 PM

But generally under 150/horse. And a thorough job is done.

7/23/2014 5:38:10 PM

Normal charge is $95.00

7/23/2014 5:37:09 PM

Usually sedation and hand float is around 150.00

7/23/2014 5:35:37 PM

For 4 horses I have paid as much as $1300 and as little as $400- the $400 job was better....

7/23/2014 5:19:58 PM

They are checked once a year and floated when needed.

7/23/2014 4:21:14 PM

I don't pay more than 250/year even though my vet is a certified dentist.

7/23/2014 12:42:36 PM

I've been fortunate to have horses w/ balanced mouths, only needing floating every other year.

7/23/2014 12:34:07 PM

All of our horses have their teeth done twice a year.

7/23/2014 12:26:01 PM

We float once a year... so far no other dental work has been required

7/23/2014 11:56:10 AM

There are several clinics in my area and prices range from $80-$150/horse.

7/23/2014 11:36:27 AM

I spend about $60/horse/year, however a broken tooth removed w a hole drilled into his skull was $3K

7/23/2014 11:25:52 AM

Each horse is $85 done by a friend who trained and was certified in equine dentistry in England.

7/23/2014 11:04:06 AM

$125/ once per year (he has excellent teeth) by an equine dentist

7/23/2014 10:59:27 AM

It's $125 per horse including sedation performed by a vet who only does dentistry

7/23/2014 10:26:27 AM

Vet checks teeth twice yearly when he comes to do vaccinations.

7/23/2014 9:14:32 AM

Dentist comes twice/year; sometimes a horse may only need a touchup, not a full float though.

7/23/2014 8:03:03 AM

mare is overdue!

7/23/2014 5:43:57 AM

they are DMV checked twice per year -No sedation no power tools -your not working on my horse !

7/23/2014 5:32:55 AM

I have vet out each spring, and he evaluates each horse's needs-iast year about $100 ea for 2 horses

7/23/2014 1:08:58 AM

Whatever they need they get. I have them seen regularly by my vet.

7/22/2014 11:55:32 PM

Up to $259, but only costs $60 to float the teeth

7/22/2014 10:56:29 PM

Equine Dentist is a friend

7/22/2014 6:32:35 PM

The vet checks teeth and does work as necessary during biannual vaccination/check-ups.

7/22/2014 6:16:13 PM

My dentist charges $75 per horse, they are floated once a year in the spring

7/22/2014 5:06:08 PM

Most all the vets here chage $75. per horse.

7/22/2014 3:28:17 PM

have teeth floated every spring on the younger horse and twice on the older one

7/22/2014 11:00:32 AM

Routine usually about $100/horse/yr, if need floating.

7/22/2014 10:56:34 AM

Had my mare's teeth floated this year($130), first time in about 3-4 years

7/22/2014 9:26:15 AM

My cost also varies due to my horses ages, 2 yrs, 5 yrs, and 30+yrs

7/22/2014 9:22:57 AM

Usually about $250, but would spend more if vet said horse needed the care.

7/22/2014 9:19:22 AM

It's generally around $200 for an annual float, barring other problems that need fixing.

7/22/2014 8:00:59 AM

Float yearly to every two years

7/22/2014 12:47:02 AM