There is a new European Board of Veterinary Specialisation recognised speciality in equine dentistry, i.e.  Diploma EVDC (Equine) which is a subspeciality of the European Veterinary Dental College.  In the UK  Henry Tremaine and Paddy Dixon passed the inaugural examination in 2013 and Chris Pearce and Neil Townsend passed the 2014 examination. The window for Fast Track Applicants remains open until 2017.

To apply for Founding Diplomate status (Fast Track Applicant) the applicant should:

a)    Be recognised by professional peers as being a specialist in equine dentistry

b)    Have at least 10 years of experience in the subspecialty and have contributed significantly to its development by teaching, research or practise

c)    Be the author of 2 significant publications resulting from teaching, research or practise in equine dentistry.

Further details are available from  PM Dixon  p.m.dixon@ed.ac.uk  or  Henry Tremaine (Henry.Tremaine@bristol.ac.uk)