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Ottakee 10-30-2008 10:59 AM

Riding after sedation--how long do you wait?
Friday morning my horse will be very lightly sedated for the equine dentist. He said he uses the minimal amount needed of a light sedative. How long do I need to wait afterwards before I can safel trail ride him?

Vidaloco 10-30-2008 11:03 AM

I wait till the next day at least for any dental work. Its more that the mouth will be sore than the sedation wearing off.
The sedation should be gone after a 2-3 hours, the sore mouth could last a day or more.

kitten_Val 10-30-2008 11:12 AM

I wait couple days at least to ride after the dental work. Even if I ride in hackamore I still give some time off.

SonnyWimps 10-30-2008 12:15 PM

I normally wait at least a day before I ride after the dentist comes

kickshaw 10-30-2008 12:43 PM

at least a day - maybe more depending on the type/extent of dental work

FGRanch 10-30-2008 01:30 PM

My equine dentist always tells me to let them rest for 48 hrs of having any dental work done.

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