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Does your horse:
- Have performance problems? Lug in or out? Get "behind" or "over" the bit?
- Balk, refuse to turn or back, display reluctance in collecting?
- Eat with little enthusiasm, have trouble maintaining weight, have a dull coat?
- Have repeated bouts with colic?
- Dribble grain from its mouth, quid, or dunk hay and grain in water?
- Have foul breath, nasal discharge, or bleeding from the mouth?
- Have eccentric eating behaviors?
- Show reluctance to the bit? Is he/she head-shy?
- Fail to gain weight despite increases in grain?
- Froth or salivate excessively?
Any of these symptoms could mean your horse's mouth has a problem. Contact Paul Drake, an Equine Dental Technician, and have him take a look in your horse's mouth to diagnose the problem.
Paul performs the following dentistry procedures:
- Performance floats
- Basic floats
- Full mouth balancing
- Bit seats
- Wolf teeth and cap removal
- Canine teeth reduction
- Wave and hook correction
- Incisor reduction/realignment
- Bit seats
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Photo at Country Life Farm, © 2007,
Ellen Pons of Ellen Pons Photography & Design
Paul checking for "hooks" on a gypsy cob.
Photo at CherryHill Farm, © 2008