An Introduction to Advanced Surgical Dental Extraction Techniques (incl. MITR, MTE & Segmentation) – A 2-Day Practical Boutique Course (max. 18 vets)

Date: Fri 9th Oct 2020 - Sat 10th Oct 2020
Venue: Hotel und Landgasthof Altwirt & Pferdeklinik am Kirchberg GmbH
Location: near Munich, Southern Germany (Munich Airport)
Contact Hours: 15 ATF Hours
Course Language: English (German Moderation)
  • Net price, no tax will be added*
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Qualified Vet EUR 940.00 EUR 1860.00
2nd vet, same clinic EUR 895.00 EUR 1770.00
Veterinary Student EUR 190.00 -
Intern/Resident (Requires Certification from Clinic) EUR 470.00 -
Vet & Vet Tech (L&P both) - -
Vet L&P / Tech L-only EUR 2710.00 -
Early Booking Deadline: Sunday 30th August 2020
Registration Deadline: Thursday 8th October 2020

* VAT (= MWST/MOMS/SALES TAX) will only be added for certain UK vets attending courses abroad and for all attendees when attending courses in the UK.




The registration deadline has been extended as the course is definitely going to take place.

Fri 9 Oct - Sat 10 Oct 2020 – A 2-Day Practical Boutique Course (max. 18 vets)



Nowadays a great percentage of equine dental extractions are performed non-surgically but should never be taken lightly as complications like dental fractures, retained root tips, collateral damage etc. easily occur.  Over the past 20 years minimally-invasive surgical techniques have been developed and have led to a significant reduction of morbidity and mortality in horses. 

This 2-day highly practical boutique course (max. 18 attendees) was devised for advanced practitioners with surgical experience and surgeons with a good working knowledge/experience in equine dentistry, specifically with dental extractions.  The panel of internationally renowned specialists will provide an overview on up-to-date, minimally-invasive surgical dental extraction techniques in horses, including minimally-invasive trephination & repulsion (MITR), minimally-invasive transbuccal extraction (MTE) and dental segmentation.  They will furthermore be sharing technical tips and tricks and pearls of wisdom that they have accumulated over the many years of performing equine dental surgery.

Between both days the 9 hours of practical sessions will provide an intimate environment for attendees to develop their surgical skills on equine specimens in true small groups (2-3 vets per specimen; attendee-to-instructor ratio of 4-6/1) at the following stations:

  • Surgical Anatomy of the Head – Sinuses Anatomy, Surgical Approaches, Facial Anatomy & Nerve Blocks            
  • Minimally Invasive Trephination & Repulsion (MITR)    
  • Minimally Invasive Transbuccal Extraction (MTE)
  • Paranasal Sinuses – Surgical Techniques 
  • Dental Segmentation Techniques
  • Diagnostic Imaging Case-Discussions    

The course fee includes lunches, coffee/tea breaks, a wine & cheese reception, extensive course notes and a certificate of attendance. Attendees can choose to only attend the lectures (= Lectures Only) on this course or can register for the entire course (= Lectures & Practical Sessions).  Early course registration is recommended as there are only a limited number of places available.

This course is suitable for RCVS Modules:          B-EP.3; C-E.1; C-E.5; C-E.12; C-E.13;  C-E.14;  C-E.15;   C-EP.16; C-VDI.1; C –VDI.4

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    Hubert Simhofer, Dipl.AVDC/EVDC (Eq)


    American & European Veterinary Specialist in Dentistry (Equine)
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    Diplomate of the Equine Branches of the American and European Veterinary Dental Colleges, Swiss (SVPM/ASME) and German (IGFP) Certificates in Equine Dentistry

    Hubert graduated from the University of Vienna in Veterinary Medicine in 1992. Following a two year period in a private equine clinic near Vienna, he completed his doctoral thesis in 1996 and returned to the University as an assistant at the Clinic for Surgery where he specialised in Equine Dentistry and Maxillofacial Surgery. In 2013 Hubert became a specialist of the newly formed equine branches of the American and European Dental Colleges. Since 2015 Hubert is associate professor for Equine Surgery in Vienna. Hubert has published several studies and clinical articles in peer-reviewed veterinary journals and lectures regularly at national and international courses and conferences on equine dentistry.

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    Wiebke Schröder
    Fachtierärztin für Pferde, PDP nach IGFP


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    Wiebke qualified from the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation, Germany in 2009 and subsequent wrote a doctoral thesis on “Athletic performance and conformation in Hanoverian warmblood horses - population genetic and genome-wide association analyses” at the Institute for Animal Breeding, which she finished in 2010. Following this, Wiebke went to do an internship at the Equine Health Center, Bilsen. In March 2011 she started working at the Department for Orthopedics and Surgery of the equine hospital of the Freie Universität Berlin, where she specialised as a Fachtierarzt for Horses in 2014. During Wiebke’s time in Berlin she developed her special interest in equine dentistry and surgical dental extraction and established the department for Equine Dentistry at the equine hospital. During that time she did research on the radiographic prevalence of EOTRH. In 2015 Wiebke became a proofed dentist by the Internationale Gesellschaft zur Funktionsverbesserung der Pferdezähne (IGFP). Since May 2015 she has worked at the Tierärztliche Klinik Isernhagen as a specialist for equine dentistry and orthopedics. Wiebke has published several clinical and research articles in peer-reviewed veterinary journals and lectures regularly at national courses and conferences on equine dentistry.   

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    Neil Townsend
    MSc, BVSc, CertES(Soft Tissue), DipECVS ,DipEVDC(Equine), MRCVS

    United Kingdom

    European & RCVS Specialist in Equine Surgery / European & RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Dentistry (Equine)
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    Neil qualified from Bristol University in 2004 and after a brief period in mixed practice embarked on an equine only career starting with an Equine internship at Liverpool University and surgical residency at the University of Edinburgh. He re-joined Liverpool University in 2010 as a surgery clinician, setting up an advanced dentistry service including standing CT. He joined Three Counties Equine Hospital, Tewkesbury in 2015 where he provides both an in-house and peripatetic advanced dentistry and surgery service. He is interested in all aspects of equine surgery and advanced dentistry and lectures nationally and internationally on these subjects.

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Course Program

Hotel und Landgasthof Altwirt & Pferdeklinik am Kirchberg GmbH


Pferdeklinik am Kirchberg GmbH
Piesenkamer Str. 18
83607 Großhartpenning

Lectures will take place at the following venue:

Hotel und Landgasthof Altwirt**** GmbH

Tölzer Straße 135
83607 Großhartpenning bei Holzkirchen
Practical sessions will take place at the following venue
Pferdeklinik am Kirchberg GmbH
Piesenkamer Str. 18
83607 Großhartpenning
Phone:           +49 (0)8024 47714-0





Munich airport is a 1 hour drive from the clinic (40 minutes if traffic allows).

There is public transport to the village of Holzkirchen. From the airport take the S1 towards München-Feldmoching. After 6 stops at Münichen Ost  change into S3 to Holzkirchen (4 stops). From there it is a short taxi ride.




                                                                                            Distance from Clinic      Room Rate (pppn)


Hotel Und Landgasthof Altwirt****             650m                                           From €110

Tölzer Str. 135

83607 Großhartpenning

Phone:    +49 (0)8024 – 30 322 0




Hotel Konrad Pötzel Holzkirchen***                5.8 Km                                   From €139

Rosenheimerstr. 16-18

83607 Holzkirchen

Telefon: +49 (0) 88 41 625 876


Beim Huber in Linden**                                          16.6 Km                                   From €64

Dietramszeller Str. 9

83623 Linden

Telefon: +49 8027 585


Hotel Neuwirt***                                                         17.1 Km                                   From €89

Bahnhofstraße 13

82054 Sauerlach

Telefon:  +49 8104 66790



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“Highly practical with a great theoretic base. Even though I already was quite familiar with the techniques presented, I really learned some new details and got some insights for daily use.”

Nina Lundgren, Svenska Hasttandvarden AB, Sweden - Equine Oral Dental Extraction Techniques course

“Great overview of normal anatomy and pathology, radiograph technique and extraction techniques.”

Scott Morley, United States - Equine Oral Dental Extraction Techniques course

“On the high-end of course but well worth the expense. The title was misleading, this course helped increase my knowledge and scope of veterinary dentistry. I do not believe this was "Basic Dentistry" content, it was better.”

Amanda Flessner, CA - Essentials of Equine Dentistry course