Mike graduated from the University of the West of England in 2001 attaining a first class honours degree in Equine Science. He then accepted a place at The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Medicine at Edinburgh University. There he completed his Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery Degree in 2006. After a short period working in a specialist equine hospital, he then worked at two East Yorkshire mixed practices for eleven years. During this time, he gained invaluable clinical and surgical experience.
Mike lives with his wife and three young children on their family’s farm. They share their home with an ever-expanding menagerie including English Pointer Darcy, a blind rescue cat called Gina, and rare breed sheep, bantams, runner ducks and ‘sticky’ the stick insect!