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Join RLAMS at Bright's Creek for an Informative Equine Dentistry Clinic. In the clinic you will learn:

  • Basic anatomy of the equine skull and dental arcade.
  • Eruption pattern and nomenclature of the teeth.
  • Physical effect of the teeth on mastication (chewing) as well as riding.
  • The importance of the Dentistry in the geriatric horse.
  • Basic dental equipment and be shown exactly how a trained veterinarian uses the equipment to float or alter the teeth to improve eating and comfort in the bridle.

This clinic is not intended to teach the student how to perform equine Dentistry, as this can only be done in North Carolina by a licensed veterinarian.

Call Alicia for reservation 828.606.8070.

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Referral Hospitals

The Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine - Located in Blacksburg, Virginia, the Vet School facilities include the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center and the Harry T. Peters Large Animal Hospital.

Tryon Equine Hospital - Located in Columbus, North Carolina, Tryon Equine offers intensive care and surgical services not possible in the field.

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Important Local Resources

Rutherford County Animal Control - To report a case of neglect or to look into adopting an animal, contact the Rutherford County Animal Control staff or stop by the shelter. The shelter is located at 578 Laurel Hill Drive in Rutherfordton. Phone number is (828) 287-6025 or (828)287-6420.

North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health - The State Laboratory of Public Health provides certain medical and environmental laboratory services (testing, consultation and training) to public and private health provider organizations responsible for the promotion, protection and assurance of the health of North Carolina citizens.

Rutherford County Cooperative Extention - Rutherford County Center gives our county's residents easy access to the resources and expertise of NC State University and NC A&T State University. Through educational programs, publications, and events, Cooperative Extension agents deliver unbiased, research-based information to Rutherford County citizens. They can answer your questions on a wide array of topics. To find out how they can help you, browse their site or contact them by email or phone.

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Other Industry-Related Links

Rutherford Outdoor Coalition: Equestrian Division (ROC-ED) - The mission of ROC-ED is to develop, preserve & protect equestrian trails in Rutherford County. By doing so, we will promote trail stewardship, encourage the enjoyment of the outdoors, preserve the beauty of our county through land conservation and positively impact the economy of Rutherford County.

Bed & Barn Farms - Come stay the night, or explore the area over several days, and bring your horses along! We are a brand new facility located on 30 plus acres, designed to make traveling and lodging with your horse(s) a pleasant experience.

Tara's Equine Designs - Unique and one of a kind horse hair jewelry, as well as custom jewelry services.

TRANSITIONS Empowerment Center - Nestled in the quiet North Carolina countryside, overlooking stunning vistas of the Blue Ridge Mountains is an extraordinary meeting place and the perfect location for powerful growth and change.

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Rutherford Large Animal Mobile Services In The News

May 7, 2009 - Baby Horse Rescued From Well

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