Archive for April, 2013

Spring Spa

Posted on: April 28th, 2013 by Claudia

The ponies had a spa day this week, getting all gussied up for the coming season.

First step – teeth. Dentist Dave Klugh, Equine Dental Associates, set up and went to work. Fanta is missing a tooth in her top jaw. With nothing to grind against, the opposing tooth kept growing and filled the space. That made it difficult for her to chew efficiently. She gets special thin-stemmed orchard grass that is easier for her old molars to grind. (She also slobbers a lot but that’s another story).

Dr. Klugh inserted the mouth speculum