Equine hospital, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh
Easter Bush Campus
Midlothian EH25 9RG
T: +44 131 650 6253
Executive Board EVDC
Equine Credentials Committee EVDC
Richard graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in London in 2004, following which he spent 6 months in mixed practice before undertaking an 18 month equine internship at Donnington Grove Veterinary Practice in Newbury.
Richard then spent six years at Glasgow University, during which time he undertook a residency in equine surgery as well as a Master’s degree and a PhD. Richard obtained his RCVS certificate in orthopaedic surgery in 2009, his ECVS diploma in Large animal surgery in 2010,a Master’s degree in Equine surgery from the University of Glasgow in 2011 and his PhD investigating risk factors for injury to Thoroughbred horses during racing in 2013.
Richard enjoys all aspects of equine surgery and has research interests in both soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery. Soft tissue surgery research interests include evaluation of surgical procedures of the equine upper respiratory tract, an area in which he has published and presented internationally and risk factor analysis for racing Thoroughbreds. Richard has a keen interest in respiratory endoscopy at exercise and has been involved in a number of publications in the area. Richard is also involved in a number of studies relating to equine dentition and paranasal sinuses.