BVetMed (Hons) MVM PhD Cert ES (Orth) Dip ECVS Dip EVDC (EQ) MRCVS

Richard is Loch Leven Equine Practice’s visiting dental specialist, running regular advanced dentistry clinics.

Richard qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 2004 and worked in mixed practice before undertaking an equine internship in Newbury. He then did a surgery residency followed by a PhD at the University of Glasgow, after which he moved to the University of Edinburgh in 2012. At Edinburgh Richard expanded his enjoyment of equine dentistry while running the dental and soft tissue surgery services, initially with Professor Dixon, then latterly on his own.

In 2018 Richard obtained his diploma from the European College of Veterinary Dentistry and has actively been involved with the college (current equine secretary) and in training residents since then.

Richard joined the EDC team in April 2022; based in Edinburgh he runs the Scotland and North of England referral service in advanced dentistry for EDC.