“I have access to amazing facilities, a back-up team second to none and a huge support system behind me.”

The 23-year-old is based at Hyde Equine, the livery and training yard established by Corinne Hyde at the home of her parents, John and Yasmin, near Glanmire on the outskirts of Cork city. Facilities include the on-site Tower Equine Hospital which is manned by hunting man John and his team of fellow veterinary surgeons.