Purpose: The purpose of this SOP is to provide guidelines to assist in the decision, management and Prevention of Health impairment and disease management
Aim To provide up to date relevant evidence-based medical recommendations to maintain the health herd and reduce transmission of disease.
SOP 3.1 Vaccination Protocol
SOP 3.2 Health Record
SOP 3.4 Admissions to isolation and hospital barn
Signs and Symptoms relating to dental problems in the horse are as follows:
- Dropping feed
- Suddenly not eating hay or grain
- Dropping clumps of hay
- Eating with a head tilt to one side
- Increased salivation
- Weight Loss
- Difficulty accepting bridle
- Soft or hard asymetrical bony swelling to mouth
- Mouth odour
Treatment: Call your Vet for thorough dental exam.