Peter Gray MVB MRCVS qualified as a veterinary surgeon from University College, Dublin, in 1964. He has been in equine practice for over twenty-five years, during which time he has been involved in the sale of horses in numerous countries, both on private premises and in sale yards, covering animals for virtually every aspect of equine activity. He is also the author of Respiratory Disease, Lameness, Parasites and Skin Diseases and Diseases of the Digestive System as well as revised texts for Know Your Horse and Horse Structure and Movement, all published by J.A. Allen. In addition, he has contributed articles to numerous newspapers and magazines.