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Episode 8 - William Micklem Pt 2 - Inventions, Sport for All and Eventing High Performance
In this second episode with William Micklem, host John Kyle discusses William's inventions, his desire to make equestrianism a sport for all in Ireland and High Performance eventing in Ireland today.
Episode 7 - William Micklem Pt 1 - Breeding & Coaching
In this episode host John Kyle discusses breeding and coaching with William Micklem for Part 1 of our interview with an equestrian "renaissance man".
Episode 6 - The voices of Irish equestrian sport; Brendan McArdle, Louise Parkes and Paul Nolan
In this episode host John Kyle welcomes three of Irish equestrianism's most recognised voices - Brendan McArdle, Louise Parkes and Paul Nolan - to discuss their own riding histories, how they got started in the media and some of their favourite moments from their careers.
Episode 5 - 5-Star eventing as an amateur rider and equine nutrition with GAIN's Alan Nolan
In this episode host John Kyle welcomes GAIN's Alan Nolan to discuss his equestrian journey from local riding school to the world's biggest horse trials alongside a full-time job. Alan has some feeding tips and advice for horses following lockdown and explains how our Olympic athletes will access GAIN horse feeds in Tokyo.
Episode 4 - Showjumping with Michael Blake and National Champion Francis Connors
In this episode host John Kyle discusses the return of national and international showjumping, including the HSI Premier and ISH Studbook Series, with High Performance Manager Michael Blake and reigning National Champion Francis Connors.
Episode 3 - Covid catch-up with high performance riders
In this episode host John Kyle chats to 4 overseas-based Irish high performance riders - Shane Sweetnam, Michael Murphy, Judy Reynolds and Padraig McCarthy - about how they, their families and their horses have dealt with lockdown in each country and what their plans are for resumption of sport.