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The basic course: bit consultant

The basic Bit Consultant course is for anyone who wants to gain more knowledge on dentistry of the horse and the use of the bit.

A Bit Consultant will have basic knowledge of the bit and will be able to identify main problems. A  Bit Consultant does not fit bits, but can however judge whether a bit is appropriate or not.

The course is interesting for anyone who wants to know more about the mouth of the horse and the operation of the bit. Persons who may be interested in this course are:

  • KNHS officials as jury members and supervisors
  • Instructors
  • Saddle fitters
  • Competition riders

The two-day course consists of a theoretical part which will be done during the mornings and then the practical part which will be done during the afternoons. Within the course the following topics are covered:

  • Anatomy of the horse ‘s head
  • Anatomy of the horse ‘s teeth
  • Action of the bit
  • Learning about the bit
  • Control of the mouth and the head
  • Control of the bridle and the bit

Instructor: license points  KNHS
There are two license points assigned to this course. For more information see


For  dental caregivers and veterinarians: IGPF Germany
The IGFP in Germany grants acknowledgement of the merits (credits) in this course. For more information see

The Netherlands
September 27 and 28, 2019 (in Dutch)
May 27 and 28, 2020 (in Dutch)

Location: Ulicoten, The Netherlands


The cost for the two-day course amounts to € 500.00 in the Netherlands. For pricing information in other countries please contact us at [email protected].

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