Josie graduated from Charles Sturt University in 2014. After graduation she worked in both mixed and equine practices across Australia.

Josie became a Member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in Surgery of Horses in 2018. In July 2021, Josie completed her residency training program in Equine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Veterinary Clinical Centre, Charles Sturt University. Josie also completed her Doctorate of Veterinary Studies in March 2022 entitled ‘Factors Affecting Autologous Conditioned Serum Concentration in the Horse.’