Dan is extensively experienced and trained since 2004 via Hartpury College (DEFRA Approved Course) and in association with Mark Thorne and Martin Brookes (B.A.E.D.T.) Dan is a current stall leader on the Trident UK equine dentistry school course at the Northern Racing College which takes referrals from all over the country.
Dan is based at based at Guisborough in North Yorkshire and is available to take on new clients. Dan has enjoyed training and practical experience all over the country with highly reputable equine dental practitioners, from the Donkey Sanctuary at Sidmouth, the West Country, racing yards in Oxford, Birmingham, Yorkshire to the Scottish borders and Orkney.
He also has annual trips abroad to Ireland, Cyprus and France which include doing dentistry for local charities. He uses Le Clair electrical equipment and a comprehensive selection of top range manual rasps on unsedated and sedated patients - around 25% may require veterinary sedation. Horses usually prefer the sensation, increased efficiency and decreased tugging action of the power grinder to the sole use of manual rasps.
In his spare time Dan is a horse owner himself with over 10 years experience of bringing on young horses and co-running an equestrian centre on the North Yorkshire Moors. Dan has been a keen show jumper for many years and is now turning his hand to the world of endurance riding.