Inspiring a New Generation!

A couple of years ago a colleague asked me had I always been interested in making a career for myself with horses.  I explained that at a very young age I had actually wanted to be a show jumper.  My dream had been to compete at the Royal Dublin Society Horse Show and in particular ride the winning round for the Irish team to take the Aga Khan trophy for Ireland.  She had smiled at me indulgently and replied ' Who didn't back then?!'.  Those were the years when show jumping was a national sport and it seemed as if the whole of Dublin and beyond (interested in horses or not) attended the  horse show each year.  Eddie Macken, Paul Darragh, Con Power, John Ledingham, Gerry Mullins and co were household names and for all the right reasons.  Irish bred horses ruled the world and the success Continue reading here [...]