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ISH Young Breeders Programme Training Event


Monday, June 25, 2018 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM


Booking Required
Event Date: 12/05/2018
Duration: 1 day
Location: Lissyegan Stables, Ahascragh, Ballinasloe, Co Galway
Course Provider: Kildalton Agricultural College
Comment: Superb opportunity for young people from across the country to join with the Teagasc Equine Specialists and Philip Scott for an afternoon spent evaluating conformation and athleticism traits of performance sport horses on the farm of showjumper Damien Griffen. The focus of the yard is the production of top quality performance horses for both show jumping and eventing markets. All young people aged 13-24 years on 1st of Jan 2018 are very welcome to attend; 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. 

Contact: Crea English
Position: Equine Specialist Teagasc

Farm Management And Rural Innovation Department
Kildalton Agricultural College
Co Kilkenny

Telephone: 051 644 426

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, August 01, 2018
ISH Young Breeders Programme Training Event 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Young Breeders Training Day 10:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Friday, October 05, 2018
Open Day 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Friday, March 01, 2019
Open Day 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
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