Veterinary Doctor by the Universidade de Trás os Montes e Alto Douro, finished is graduation in 1996. After finishing is final year at the National Stud (Serviço Nacional Coudélico), he has made several externships abroad with respected Veterinarys in the Horse insustry like Dr Jaime Goyoaga (Madrid, Espanha), Dr Alan uggles (Ohio, USA), Dr Jeofrey Lane (Bristol, UK), Dr Phillipe Benoit (Les Breviares, France) e o Dr Wolf Wagner (Muniq, Germany).
With specific CE in the area of dental care he was present in 2000 in a course that took place in the city of Liverpool with Dr Jack Easley, Dr P Dixon e Dr W Scrutchfield and in 2006 attended the international In Focus metting on dental care organized by the AAEP (USA). In 2005 graduates in Animal Chiropractic from the International Academy of Veterinary Chiropractic (Sittensen, Germany). His areas of interest have been lameness evaluation and imaging with innumerous presences at International meetings in France, Germany, United Kingdom, Switzerland and United States of America.
In 1998 he become a member of the AAEP (American Association of Equine Practitioners), with constant presence at their annual meeting with 16 presences. He’s also a member of the BEVA (British Equine Veterinary Association) since 1997 participating in the annual convention seven times. In 2012 he become Official Veterinary Delegate for the FEI in Showjumping and in 2016 also for the Dressage and Para Dressage disciplines. In 2015 obtains the Master degree in Business Administration in Veterinary Medicine. His spare times are spent underwater scuba diving, sport that he’s a passionate practitioner.