The role of equine dentist/equine dental technician developed in America. In recent years, DEFRA introduced the approved British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) equine dentistry exam (Level 2) to become qualified as an equine dentist in the UK. A full list of equine dentists who have passed the exam and joined the British Association of Equine Dental Technicians is listed at:
Equine dentists & dentistry sites:
Richard Halls has over fifty years horse experience. He trained for dentistry under the instruction of Dr Ray Hyde at the American School of Equine Dentistry in Maryland in the United States. In 2001, he passed the BEVA / BVDA dentistry examination with distinction. The examiners were Prof Paddy Dixon, Dr Jack Easley and Prof Leon Scrutchfield the worlds leading experts in equine dentistry. Founder member of the British Association of Equine Dental Technicians. For more information go to: www.horsedentistry.co.uk
Victoria Hammond trained in Idaho at the Academy of Equine Dentistry. Victoria is also fully UK BEVA/BVDA (British Equine Veterinary Association/British Veterinary Dental Association) qualified and a member of the BAEDT (British Association of Equine Dental Technicians). Based near Chard in Somerset she covers a 30-40 mile radius of that area (Somerset, East Devon, Dorset). Victoria travels once or twice a month to the following areas: Hampshire/Surrey/Berkshire/Wiltshire/Gloucestershire/Avon. www.equinedental.co.uk
Equine Dental Services have four equine dental technicians who have all passed the rigorous BEVA examination and have many years of experience in the field. Based in Somerset, Equine Dental Services cater for a wide range of clients and horses for all disciplines. For more information: www.equinedentalservices.org
Mary Kate Humphreys Equine Dentistry Services for Horse Owners in Leicestershire, Derbyshire & The Midlands. Visit the website: www.equinedentistderbyshire.co.uk
Training as an Equine Dentist:
This can be gained working alongside an experienced Equine Dentist and later sitting the recognised BEVA/BVDA level 2 exam, leading to registration with the British Association of Equine Dental Technicians (BAEDT).
Caring for the Horse's Teeth and Mouth ~ By Chris Hannes
Equine Dentistry ~ By Jack Easley & Gordon Baker
Equine Dentistry: A Practical Guide ~ Patricia Pence
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