Sam has spent over 20 years in the pursuit of providing better oral health care for horses, via equine dental training both in the UK and the USA, two undergraduate degrees and two postgraduate veterinary certificates and a postgraduate veterinary diploma. Sam was awarded the RCVS certificate in advanced veterinary practice (CertAVP) in equine dentistry in 2012, the first to be awarded by the RCVS. In 2015 Sam became a RCVS recognised Advanced Practitioner in both Equine Dentistry and Equine Practice. In 2016 Sam became one of only a handful of clinicians to become a Diplomate of the EVDC via the equine fast-track pathway, by successfully passing the entrance examinations. Sam has tutored on courses and spoken at conferences on equine dentistry for over 10 years and has authored and co-authored several journal papers on equine veterinary dentistry.