Frequency Of Floating Horse Teeth – Podcast #004

The Equine Practice Inc, The Horse's Advocate

The frequency of floating a horse is variable and is related to the individual horse. So often, we think of prevention on a mechanical device, like how often you change the oil in a car’s engine.

A horse is a living being and not a machine. The threshold of pain determines how frequently you need to float. In other words, how they perceive the sharp points against their cheeks and tongue. The hardness of the enamel and the number of chews in a day/month/year also determine how fast they become sharp.

Be sure to tune in to find out what other factors influence when is the right time to float.

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