Membership is open to all interested parties in the equine industry. Our voting members can be practicing technicians and veterinarians whose knowledge, skill and experience range from novice to advanced; clinical practice in the field of equine dentistry may also encompass varying degrees of expertise. Apprenticeships with experienced certified members are strongly encouraged, as well as formlized instruction prior to or ealy in the commencement of this profession.
In addition, product and service vendor members develop, manufacture and market instruments, tools, supplies, and equipment we use to perform our specialized tasks; educational instruction and research members who contribute to the advancement in the performance of our daily work. These participants constitute our non-voting members.
Continuing education (CE) credit accrues to members who attend our instructional conferences, and all voting members are eligible to vote for, or be elected to board positions.
All members are expected to be ethical and conscientious in their approach to, and practice of equine dentistry, and to abide by the laws that prevail in the areas where they are working. Dental procedures are to be carried out with the utmost humane consideration for the equine, as well as for the safety of all attending personnel with the intent of enhancing the future health, comfort and well-being of the horse.