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Flip the Lip: Bits and Bitting Demystified

May 2015 by Dr Shannon Lee BVSc, MANZCVSc, MICEVO, Equine Dental Vets

If you want a topic to spark a conversation, generate some controversy or perhaps motivate someone to produce the collection of bits they’ve bought and tried over the years, then this is certainly it... 

Whilst I make no claims to be an expert on the subject, as a specialist equine dental veterinarian, I know horses’ mouths well and, over the years, I have identified some simple and common mistakes and problems that affect many horses and riders.