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A horse owner's guide to the care of the horse's teeth.
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What every horse owner should know about this important and often misunderstood part of the horse's anatomy, including:
The anatomy of the horse's mouth and tooth structures
Determining age by looking at the teeth
The first course of action for injuries
Diseases and disorders of the teeth and mouth
When, why, and how the teeth should be examined
Alternative treatment options
An overview of the dentist's equipment
A handy reference chart to help identify the causes of common symptoms
Straight from the horse's mouth.
What do a horse's teeth consist of?
How can you tell a horse's age?
What happens in the mouth of a horse?
When should a dental examination take place?
What alternative therapies can be used for problems with teeth?
Problems with riding and feeding, as well as recurring colics, can all be related to trouble with horses' teeth. Just as with humans, regular dental examinations are a must for horses. Equine dentistry is a specialized area, but one with which all horse owners and those who care for horses should be acquainted. The kinds of problems that can affect horses' teeth, how to recognize them and how to avoid them, together with the techniques and types of instruments used for dental treatment, are the subject of this book, which will be of interest to veterinary practitioners and horse owners alike.
This book should not be missing from any horse lover's library.
Dr. Kai Kreling is a veterinarian with his own practice in Germany.
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Book Description Lyons Press, New York, New York, U.S.A., 2005. Hard Cover. Condition: NEW. Dust Jacket Condition: NEW. Crisp NEW book still in original publisher's shrinkwrap. The horse owner's guide to an important part of equine care. Covers the anatomy of a horse's mouth and teeth structure; determining age by looking at the teeth; first aid for mouth injuries; diseases and disorders of the teeth; the when, where & why of teeth examinations; alternative treatments; an overview of dental euipment, and case studies. Also includes a reference chart to identify the causes of common symptoms. Measures 7"x9-3/4". Seller Inventory # 24863
Book Description Lyons Press, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111592286968
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