Sjoerd Frietman graduated in 2011 from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Ghent University.
From 2012 to 2013 he worked at a primarily first-line equine practice in the Netherlands. During this period, he was able to attain basic practical experiences which have been an invaluable asset for his further career.
After successfully completing a large animal rotating internship at the University of Ghent in 2014, he supported Chinese veterinarians at the Heilan Equine Clinic in Shanghai (China) through a posting by the Equine Clinic in Emmeloord.
Intrigued by all different facets of equine surgery and patient care, Sjoerd Frietman started his surgical residency at the Equine Clinic Emmeloord in 2016.