To ensure that only healthy horses in good physical condition are used for competition, a standard veterinary test has been developed by The Icelandic Veterinary Authorities (MAST) in collaboration with the Icelandic Equestrian Association (LH).
This test has been applied at all greater national horse tournaments since 2002.
The prevalence of oral ulceration in Swedish horses when ridden with bit and bridle and when unridden.
Bit-related lesions in Icelandic competition horses
Report from the veterinary control 2014