Plumpton College in England is now offering a degree in equine dentistry.
The college in east Sussex says the course is specifically for those who wish to enter the profession. It is said to provide students with the theoretical knowledge and practical application required for the industry.
The course comprises modules including equine cranial anatomy and physiology, recording and undertaking equine dental practice, lorinary and cranial conformation, and professional conduct for equine dentistry.
Students will also undertake a final project which will enable them to research an area within equine dentistry.
The degree is offered over four years as a part-time course, allowing students to have two full years in industry working alongside a registered equine dental technician combined with two years in college.