Equine Dental Care

Bits and Bitting

Equine dentist Mark Burnell talks about different types of bits, their uses and the importance of fitting them correctly for the horse's mouth.

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Equine Dental Care

Equine Dental Care

Equine Dentist Mark Burnell explains the anatomy of a horse's mouth, different issues that may arise and how horses chew.

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Equine Dental News

Equine Dental News

News and articles from equine dentists; EDAA news and events; horse health and welfare news. Find the latest on horse dental care here.

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Hendra kills – horses must be vaccinated

Following the latest Hendra case in Gladstone, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) says that all horse owners must have their horses vaccinated to prevent the deadly Hendra virus. President of Equine Veterinarians Australia, Dr Nathan Anthony said, “It’s not enough to cross your fingers when it comes to the Hendra Virus. Hendra kills horses and […]

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Headshaking: An alternative hypothesis

Headshaking is recognised neurologic disorder of horses characterised by involuntary, hyper-reflexic, hyperaesthetic, up and down movements of the head during defined activities such as exercise or in defined circumstances not associated with exercise such as exposure to rain, cold, dust or wind. The condition is often reported to have an obvious abrupt onset of an […]

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Lutz Orth reports on Equine Odontoclastic Tooth Reabsorption Hyperzementose (EOTRH)

Former EDAA student Lutz Orth reports from Germany on a condition known as Equine Odontoclastic Tooth Reabsorption Hyperzementose (EOTRH). EOTRH has started being a problem over the last two years; the vets are doing a lot of research but they are still not 100% sure what’s happening exactly. Around 5-10% of horses in the 17 […]

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