About Mark Thorne
BEVA/BVDA Qualified Equine Dental Technician based in North
Based in North Yorkshire, Mark Thorne is recognised as one the
most experienced and professional equine dental technicians in the UK, with over 20 years experience in
equine dentistry. Mark passed the first BEVA / BVDA exam at Edinburgh Veterinary University in 2001. He
recognises and cherishes the work of Professor Paddy Dixon who brought together Equine Dental Technicians
from around the UK to improve and standardise the profession.
Mark then passed the examiners appraisal in 2003 and is a senior examiner for the British Equine Veterinary
Association and The British Veterinary Dental Association's Equine Dental Technician Exams. Mark was involved with
the creation of the British Association of Equine Dental Technicians having been on the founding steering committee
that formed the association and a council member since it's inception.
Mark has worked tirelessly to bring change and professionalism into Equine Dentistry resulting in him being
appointed Chairman of the BAEDT in 2008, a position which held for four years. In his role a Chairman of the BAEDT
Mark worked with the BEVA dental working party towards regulation of the industry and the long awaited 'exemption
order'.Mark's experience with horses has been gained over a lifetime working in various equine disciplines and
includes running a livery yard and riding holiday centre in Cumbria for 15 years, hunting, eventing and training.
He also owns and rides his own horse, Jimmy.
Mark works closely with Vets throughout North Yorkshire. Mark travels throughout the country with his main focus
being on the geographical areas of North Yorkshire towns such as Northallerton, Thirsk, Wetherby, Ripon,
Harrogate,West Yorkshire, North East, Cumbria, Lancashire, Tyneside & Scottish Borders.
For further information or to book an appointment please call 07850 011518 or
Mark Thorne, Equine Dental Technician based in Yorkshire. BAEDT/BVDA/BEVA