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Hilary Clayton Demystifies Bit Action

Dr. Hilary Clayton, a veterinarian and researcher, is a recognized expert in bit fit and action. She currently holds the McPhail Dressage Chair in Equine Sports Medicine. Now at Michigan State University, Clayton has also worked at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatch-ewan, Canada, and Glasgow University in Scotland. While at Glasgow, she performed fluoroscopic studies, which involve an X-ray device that allows the researcher to see the action of the bit within an individual horse’s mouth.HJ: Tell us about your own interest in horses and riding.HC: I grew

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