Sedation is a very safe and reliable method of relaxing the equine dental patient.
Owners who have had reservations about sedation, always appreciate how effective it is. Everyone is relaxed, safe and a thorough examination can be performed.
Prior to administering the sedation, Melissa will give your horse a cardiac auscultation (heart check) to determine if the patient is fit to be sedated and to determine the correct dose.
A low dose is administered which is very safe & sufficent to relax the horse for the duration of the procedure which on average is 45 minutes. Horses can be fed or turned out within an hour of completion.
Should you want to clip your horse or pull a main and need a top up following the procedure, just ask when booking the appointment.