Mads Kristoffersen graduated from Copenhagen University in 2002 and went straight into equine practice at Strömsholm Equine Hospital in Sweden. He completed a clinical scholarship in equine orthopaedics and poor performance at the Animal Health Trust in Newmarket in 2003, which was followed by a senior clinical scholarship in equine orthopaedics and surgery (ECVS) at Liverpool University from 2006 to 2009. Since 2009, Mads has worked as a surgeon at Evidensia Helsingborg Equine Hospital in Sweden, where he is head of the surgical department. He is an EBVS Specialist in equine surgery and Swedish Specialist in equine diseases. His spare time is spent on his 35-acre farm with his family and three labradors which are taken out for training, field trials and shooting as often as time allows.