GERIATRIC EQUINE DENTISTRY SEMINAR
On Wednesday, April 29th, Dr. Gian P. Gargiulo, DVM, a licensed veterinarian with advanced studies and training in the newest dental systems for complete diagnosis and research-based oral care, was our guest presenter at the Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve. Dr. Gian spoke about the importance of maintaining equine oral care throughout the life of a horse. He covered numerous topics including equine behaviors that should be followed up with an oral evaluation, his procedures for properly floating a horses teeth, and the importance of equine oral care for an animal that lives to eat. Dr. Gian provided a live demonstration on our club lesson horse, James. Pictures courtesy of equestrian team member Julie Rutkauskas.