Move the Tongue to Examine Mouth and Teeth
To examine the inside of a horse's mouth and molars (cheek teeth), it's easier when the tongue can be moved aside. This is done by sliding your fingers into the space between the incisors and cheek teeth - the intra-dental space or where the bars are located. Gently grasp the tongue and ease it out of the mouth. If you have trouble, ask your equine dentist or vet for assistance.