Equine dental webinar hosted by World Horse Welfare  - Veterinary Practice
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Equine dental webinar hosted by World Horse Welfare 

On January 31, World Horse Welfare will host a webinar titled “Straight from the horse’s mouth: Essential equine dental care”, discussing routine equine dental care, common problems and managing dental care in veteran horses.

On Wednesday 31 January at 7 pm (GMT), World Horse Welfare will be discussing equine dental care with experts at Welfare Wednesday Webinar. Vet Stuart Altoft, who treats the horses at our Glenda Spooner Farm Rescue and Rehoming Centre in Somerset, will begin by examining routine care and common equine dental problems. The discussion will then turn to lesser-known dental issues and managing dental care in the veteran horse population. The British Association of Equine Dental Technicians (BAEDT) chairman, James Arkley, will also join us to answer your tooth-related questions in a live Q&A session.   

Checking horse teeth

As always, by registering for our Zoom webinars, you can participate in the various polls, ask questions during the Q&A, and enjoy an interactive experience. Please REGISTER HERE.    

Our incredibly popular webinars have grown to over 50 thought-provoking subjects, and all are free to view on our World Horse Welfare advice pages. Topics this year include diverse themes, such as social media and horse welfare, managing arthritic changes in ridden horses, understanding aggression, nutrition myths and marketing.  

About presenters: Stuart Altoft BVetMed, GPcert EP, CertAVP(ED), BAEDT MRCVS, is the director of Summerleaze Vets in Devon. He graduated from the Royal Veterinary College. Following his first job in mixed practice in Nottingham, Stuart followed his love of equine medicine to the South West to perform first opinion and referral practice in an equine hospital. He is particularly interested in equine dentistry, and in 2015, was awarded the RCVS Certificate of Advanced Veterinary Practice in equine dentistry, becoming one of the very small number of RCVS advanced practitioners in dentistry in the UK. 

James Arkley of Equine Dental Services Ltd is a British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) and British Veterinary Dental Association (BVDA) qualified equine dental technician, and a member and council member (chairman) of the British Association of Equine Dental Technicians (BAEDT). James has over 25 years of exposure to owning and working with horses and was the chief instructor of officer cadet training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, instructor for young horse development and one of the military equine instructors for the Defence Animal Centre.  

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