Determining a Horse’s Age by its Teeth

: We are often called out by clients to check a horse they are interested in purchasing before they buy. As part of a pre-purchase exam, all horses should have their dentition checked. We have found broken teeth, broken jaws that have healed, and severe dental and oral diseases during these pre-purchase exams. One ofContinue reading “Determining a Horse’s Age by its Teeth”

Why Equine Dentistry is Important

How often should my horse have his teeth floated? Why should my horse have his teeth floated? These are questions many horse owners have asked themselves over the years. Current recommendations by the Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) vary with the age of the horse. Foals under a year old should have their mouth conformationContinue reading “Why Equine Dentistry is Important”

Microchips…..A service we are happy to provide to AED clients!

Microchip technology is being used increasingly for horses and is a means of lifetime identification.  Each chip number is unique with characters that designate the manufacturer, the country of origin, and the horse registered with the chip insertion.  Currently, the USEF, USHJA, FEI, and Jockey Club require micro-chipping of any horse in their registries andContinue reading “Microchips…..A service we are happy to provide to AED clients!”

We are still making appointments…

The Advanced Equine Dentistry Staff hopes that all of our clients are safe and healthy! We wanted you to know that we are working as we are a veterinary practice, always wear gloves and masks, AND can easily maintain 6 foot distances from you during our procedures. But, we also wanted you to know thatContinue reading “We are still making appointments…”

What is “wellness”?

For humans, the World Health Organization defines wellness as “a state of complete physical, mental, and social well being, and not merely the absence of disease”. When we talk about “equine wellness” in our practice, it goes beyond dentistry. We know that each of our clients acts as their horse’s guardian and that overall, theirContinue reading “What is “wellness”?”

Happy Holidays!

The Advanced Equine Dentistry team wishes their clients the happiest holiday season and hopes that your celebrations include some precious time with your equine partners. We will be working a few days over the next two weeks….with some much needed relaxation and celebrating occurring too! In the office, we will check for messages daily andContinue reading “Happy Holidays!”

Happy Holidays….please book early!

As we all get ready for some amazing times with our families and friends this season, please remember that here at AED, it gets really busy when our clients have time off from work.  We would love to meet all of your equine dentistry needs this season, so please call us and schedule your DecemberContinue reading “Happy Holidays….please book early!”