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Horse Production Test
What are the 3 types of teeth horses have?
How many incisors do horses have?
How many canines do horses have?
only in geldings and stallions
How many molars do horses have?
How many premolars do horses have?
How does the Galvayne's groove help determine age?
first appears at the gum line in the middle of the upper incisors and appears as a dark line when a horse is 10 years old
each year it extends down a little more until age 20
when horse turns 20, it begins disappearing from top to bottom until horse is 30
How do you know a horse is 3?
center incisors are permanent
How do you know a horse is 5?
all incisors are permanent
How do you know a horse is 9?
all incisors permanent
teeth have dental stars and a triangular table
top center incisors lose dental cups