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New participants in the programme are always welcome. Just contact Wendy Conlon wendy.conlon@teagasc.ie

2018 Training events will focus on preparing participants for the National Competition early in 2019 which acts as the first stage in the selection process for the next World Championship competition in Austria July 2019.

Competitions are based fundamentally on assessment of conformation and athleticism traits and also presentation of horses in hand. These skills will be developed over the course of the year. Training days provide a fantastic opportunity to engage with some of the best professionals in the business.

Training events and national competition for 2018/9 are open to those aged 13-24 years on the 1st of January 2018.

Attendance by those up to age 30 is acceptable, though those aged 25 years plus on 1/1/18 will NOT be eligible for competition in 2019. If aged > 24 years on 1/1/18 please contact the organiser before booking your place.

As always the programme is also open for educational purposes also to those who don’t necessarily wish to pursue competition goals but simply to develop their knowledge and skill in the area of evaluation of horses. In this regard if you are up to 29 years, dependant on numbers registered for individual training days, we may be able to accommodate you. In this circumstance please contact Wendy directly wendy.conlon@teagasc.ie , do NOT book directly via the links below.

DateVenueFocusTrainerBooking
24 Feb 2018 Kilconnell Stud,
Fethard,
Co. Tipperary
Assessment of Conformation, Movement & Jump Jack Doyle & Teagasc Equine Specialists CLOSED 
24 Mar 2018 Ennisnag Stud, 
Stoneyford, 
Co. Kilkenny
Assessment of Conformation & Movement Andrew Hughes & Teagasc Equine Specialists CLOSED
04 Apr 2018 Hodson Bay Hotel,
Athlone,
Co. Westmeath
Career Paths – general industry, sport horse and thoroughbred sectors; Discussion Trade/ Breeding & more with industry experts Click here for details: 
Young Breeders Seminar
CLOSED 
25 Jun 2018

Army Equitation School,
McKee Barracks,
Blackhorse Avenue,
Cabra West,
Dublin 7

Assessment of Conformation, Movement & Jump Comdt. Tom Freyne & Teagasc Equine Specialists CLOSED
15 July 2018 Lissyegan Stables,
Ahascragh,
Ballinasloe,
Co. Galway
Assessment of Conformation, Movement & Jump Philip Scott & Teagasc Equine Specialists CLOSED
         
01 August 2018 Tiernan Gills Farm,
Church Rd,
Ballina, Co. Mayo
Assessing Conformation & Athleticism Traits Tiernan Gill & Teagasc Equine Specialists CLOSED
29 September 2018 Kildalton College,
Piltown,
Co. Kilkenny 
Assessing Conformation & Athleticism Traits; In Hand Presentation  Tiernan Gill, Philip Scott & Teagasc Equine Specialists   Book Now
26 October 2018 (tentative t.b.c.) C.A.F.R.E. Enniskillen Assessing Conformation & Athleticism Traits; In Hand Presentation Tiernan Gill; Philip Scott & Teagsac Equine Specialists Booking details to follow
03 November 2018

Barry O Connor Stables

Malahide,

Co. Dubliln

Assessing Conformation & Athleticism Traits Barry O' Connor & Teagasc Equine Specialists Booking details to follow