Equine dental diseases


Prevention, diagnosis and treatment of dental diseases for horses.

Alternative labels

dental diseases in equines
types of equine dental treatments
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typology of equine dental diseases
range of equine dental diseases
dental treatments in equines
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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Equine dental diseases is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Horse breeder: Horse breeders oversee the production and day-to-day care of horses. They maintain the health and welfare of horses.
Groom: Grooms provide practical daily horse care to ensure the horses health, welfare and safety.
They take part in exercising horses, cleaning and maintaining the stables, buildings and territory.

Optional knowledge

Equine dental diseases is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Equine yard manager: Equine yard managers are responsible for the day to day running of the yard including managing staff, care of the horses, all aspects of health and safety and dealing with clients and owners.
Livestock worker: Livestock workers maintain the health and welfare of animals. They oversee the breeding/production and day-to-day care such as feeding and watering of animals.
Equine worker: Equine workers provide caring activities for horses and ponies.




  1. Equine dental diseases – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022

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