Steve grew up in the west of Ireland. His family produced hunt and sport horses. He was once a keen event rider and represented Ireland at a European Pony Championships. He graduated from university in Budapest in 2015. He then completed an internship in New Jersey and Florida at BW Furlong and Associates. Dr Furlong has been team vet for the USA 3 day eventing team at several Olympic Games.
Since moving to the UK he has worked mainly with sport horses and his particular interest is poor performance in the sport horse.