(Meath: Meath, 10 km, Kildare: Kildare, 10 km) (Suffolk: Newmarket, 10 km)
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(MSc) Sport and Exercise Psychology- September 2016 – September 2017
University of Winchester, Expected grade – Merit to distinction, Thesis: Action Research in a Horse-Racing Environment
(BA) Psychology and Counselling- September 2014 – June 2016
University of Wales Swansea, High 2:1 honours degree, Thesis:To Examine the Effects of Stress on Horse-Racing Jockeys Prior to a Competitive Race
(Level 5) Animal Care- September 2011- May 2012
Dunboyne College of Further Education
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Duties of Current Occupation
Preparing yearlings for sales, daily maintenance of the running of the yard, feeding and caring for the animals on the farm, leading up yearlings at the sales, mucking out, washing equipment, washing horses, putting bridles, rollers and boots on
Equine Work Experience
June 2014- September 2014, Castlebridge Consignment, Trim, Co. Meath: Within this role I conducted many tasks: mucking out stables, bedding down, walking foals, yearlings and mares, brushing down and feeding foals and yearlings, help wean the foals, feed animals around the farm, put bridals, boots and rollers on yearlings, wash equipment. This role helped me to work effectively with young horses, have constant awareness. 2)Gordon Elliott Horse Racing- September 2011- May 2014: Within this role I conducted many tasks such as: mucking out 20-30 stables daily, look after the horses at the race track, and wash equipment after racing. As a result, I have looked after the horses racing in Aintree, Cheltenham. This role helped me to gain an in-depth knowledge into the horse-racing industry.
Keeping young horses calm through reassurance, passionate about working with horses of all ages. I love working with horses of all ages, but especially young horses as you can see them develop before going to the sales. I have worked in a previous yard preparing yearlings for the sales and I have worked in a horse racing yard for three years; preparing horses for the racing, conducting day to day tasks and leading horses up in the sales. From this I love working with horses on a daily basis
Areas of Expertise
Working with the disabled
Horse racing trainer
Castlebridge Consignment- Prepping yearlings for the sales
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