Horse Bit Advice, Courses & Consultations

Independent bitting specialist
with over 30 years experience

Who are we?

Horse Bitting Specialist in Kent, England.

Welcome to Horse Bit Advice, a specialist bitting service based in Tenterden, Kent. Our services include a range of bitting consultations, courses & clinics throughout the UK & internationally by appointment.

Why choose us

Gill Batt is an internationally renowned and highly experienced bitting specialist with 30 years ‘hands on’ experience. Completely independent, she gives reassuring impartial bitting advice and recommendations.

Gill has a broad and extensive knowledge of all things specific to bits and bitting, combined with accurate product knowledge and a wealth of associated information to ensure the very best results for your horse and you the rider. She has travelled to the United States and Europe to uphold many training and research opportunities, and has worked with associated professionals in the industry of equine dentistry, physiotherapy, sports massage, and professional trainers. Gill is also known as a co-designer of the Quantum Bridle and works passionately to improve the outcome for the horse welfare.

Bitting consultations - Horse Bit Advice
Gill Batt - internationally renowned bitting specialist
Bitting courses - Horse Bit Advice

We specialise in a range of

Bitting Services

Bitting courses - Horse Bit Advice

We run a variety of courses such as: training as a bitting consultant, enhancing your skills as an equine professional or expanding your knowledge as a horse owner.

Bitting consultations - Horse Bit Advice

We offer bitting consultation appointments across the South East of England as well as bitting clinics anywhere in the UK or overseas by appointment.

Horse Bitting courses - Horse Bit Advice

Have a look at our upcoming clinics or enquire about booking your own bitting clinic anywhere in the UK or internationally. Gill is available for personal or online consulting.

From our shop

Visit our shop

Visit our shop to check out our upcoming events, courses, consultations and even buy a gift voucher for your friends or family members.

Clinics and courses are run throughout the UK and abroad.

If you wish to host a clinic at your venue, please email us or fill out our form and we would be delighted to discuss it with you!

Don't just take our word for it. See what our customers are saying.

  • positive review  Gill came out to see my horse after the dentist recommended I changed bits. Gill was extremely professional and patient and took the time to get to know my horse… read more

    Siobhan Hall Avatar Siobhan Hall
    August 3, 2020
  • positive review  Very professional lady very knowledgeable and kind. Oscar was happy with his new bit and settled with his work today in a much more relaxed outline and way of going… read more

    Patti Ellis Avatar Patti Ellis
    July 1, 2020
  • positive review  Really love this service, especially as I have no idea about which bit to choose with the sheer amount out there. Gill took plenty of time to watch me… read more

    Sarah Whittaker Avatar Sarah Whittaker
    May 28, 2022
  • positive review  I used Gill’s services after buying my youngster at the end of last year. Up until recently everything was going great in the bit Gill recommended however since the… read more

    Audrey Smith Avatar Audrey Smith
    April 1, 2020
  • positive review  Gill is great, she came, had a chat about what was happening and what we wanted. She assessed Ginge and watched him being ridden in his current bit then selected… read more

    Laure Laura Avatar Laure Laura
    December 14, 2019
  • positive review  My daughter and her mare have been struggling with contact and evasion, after a visit and consultation from Gill, and a change of bit, Diamond is softer and more relaxed… read more

    Rachel Mary Avatar Rachel Mary
    June 7, 2020
  • positive review  I’ve had Jo Carroll out to bit my horse. She was extremely thorough, and spent a lot of time considering different bits before we went for the chosen one!… read more

    Clare Scott Avatar Clare Scott
    February 6, 2022
  • positive review  I have had the pleasure of having Gill’s knowledge twice over in the last 12 months. On each occasion she has been able to offer superb advice and alter… read more

    Samantha Murray Avatar Samantha Murray
    June 2, 2020
  • positive review  Whilst Jeffrey wasn’t displaying any particular signs of discomfort, I just wanted to make sure he was completely comfortable with his bit and bridle. Jeff (like most cobs I suspect)… read more

    Kim Evans Stainsby Avatar Kim Evans Stainsby
    May 14, 2021
  • positive review  Wow!!!!! Gill came out this morning to see Oreo and I. Her knowledge of horses is amazing. She could tell by the feel where Oreo was a bit sore… read more

    Sam Elms Avatar Sam Elms
    October 25, 2019