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Welcome to the Lucerne Farms Horse Health Blog!

Welcome to the Lucerne Farms Horse Health Blog!

We invite you to be part of an inspiring, fun, and informative discussion about health and wellness, everyday horse care, equine health management, and senior horse concerns. At Lucerne Farms, we are passionate about helping horses live healthy, comfortable lives whether their purpose is pleasure or performance. Since the early 2000s, Lucerne Farms has provided horses and their owners with high-fiber forage blends grown on the hay fields of Aroostook County in Maine, so we know the important role health and nutrition plays in performance and well-being. Ready to join the conversation? Comment, share, sign up for updates, or get in touch about what you want to hear more about when it comes to one of the most important living things in your life – your horse.

Quick Take: EOTRH

Diagnosing & Treating a “New” Equine Dental Issue

Equine Odontoclastic Tooth Resorption and Hypercementosis, or EOTRH, has only been on the radar of equine veterinarians for the last decade. Since then, diagnoses of this “new” dental issue are on the rise, having become even more common over the last few years. EOTRH can be detected during regular dental exams, but it is a painful condition that should be treated immediately upon diagnosis.
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Dental Concerns for Senior Horses

For Older Horses, Overall Health Begins with the Teeth

Horses, like people, are living longer, and age-related health issues have increasingly become part of equine health management. While some dental issues can be business as usual, others require an expert eye to identify, treat, and maintain comfortable, effective eating at age 3 or 33. For horses, entering elderhood can be done gracefully without leaving good health, dental or otherwise, behind.
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