Equine Skull Anatomy, interesting facts.

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– Horses have 36-44 teeth; 12 incisors, 24 cheek teeth, 4 canine teeth (male horses), and up to 4 wolf teeth.

– Baby teeth are fully replaced by adults at 5 years of age.

– Horse’s teeth grow 1/8 inch each year.

– Young adults teeth are up to 4.5 inches long.

– The upper jaw is wider than the lower jaw.

– Horses chew in a side-to-side figure 8 pattern.

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