Dave graduated from Murdoch University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery. He then completed a 3yr residency and Masters Degree in large animal reproduction at Massey University, New Zealand. In 2001 he became a Diplomate of the American College of Theriogenologists and in 2002 he was invited to lecture in equine reproduction at Cornell University and was the resident veterinarian at Cornell’s Equine Research Park. He has given numerous presentations on equine reproduction throughout the world to both the general public and the veterinary profession. He has lectured veterinary students in the USA, New Zealand and Australia.
Dave is currently a partner at Matamata Veterinary Services where he provides specialised equine reproduction services. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in Theriogenology at both North Carolina State University and Louisiana State University and provides tutorials and lectures to senior veterinary students.
Dave recently completed his PhD entitled “Reproductive performance and the transition period of Thoroughbred mares in New Zealand: Evidence and implications for future alternative management strategies.” Dave is currently involved in several research projects investigating endometritis, stallion management and using the mare to develop a model for human infertility.