Racing
OPINION: Why you should support small trainers
Irish Field Contributor
John Fitzgerald urges racehorse owners to consider supporting smaller trainers
23 July 2021 Inside Racing
DIRECT FROM THE ACADEMY: Well done to the class of 2021
Keith Rowe reports from trainee jockey graduation day at the Racing Academy and Centre of Education in Kildare
19 February 2021 Training methods
HORSE SENSE: The bumpy road to self-progression
BHSI Performance Coach Brendán Bergin has advice for riders on paving their own path to achievement during lockdown
HORSE SENSE: Use the off season to your advantage
BHSI Stage 5 Performance Coach Brendán Bergin has advice for riders on making the most of the off season
1 January 2021 Training methods
NEWS: 'Equuip' yourself for a career in racing
Horse Racing Ireland's careers, education and training department has been rebranded and remains focused on attracting new people into the industry
27 November 2020 Latest News
HORSE SENSE: Building your confidence to get back into the ring
BHSI Stage 5 Performance Coach Brendán Bergin outlines four tips for riders to boost their confidence when competing
14 August 2020 Training methods
HORSE SENSE: Small steps to become a happy athlete
In the final installment of this four-part series, BHSI Stage 5 Performance Coach Brendán Bergin discusses how riders should approach the final days leading up to competition
12 June 2020 Training methods
HORSE SENSE: Four steps to build rideabilty
BHSI Stage 5 Performance Coach Brendán Bergin looks at four factors that will improve your horses' rideability
5 June 2020 Training methods
HORSE SENSE: Practice makes permanent
BHSI Stage 5 Performance Coach Brendán Bergin outlines the importance of devoting time into the development of horses responses
29 May 2020 Training methods
HORSE SENSE: Improve your style, position and balance with gridwork
With competitions postponed or cancelled for the foreseeable future, now is a good time for riders to improve and train at home. Ian Fearon shares some of his favourite gridwork exercises
HSI CONFERENCE: Supple seat is essential foundation for good riding
German equine veterinary surgeon and author, Dr Gerd Heuschmann advocated the use of correct training methods and riding of horses at the HSI Coaching and Breeding Conference at Cavan Equestrian
6 December 2019 Other disciplines
HSI CONFERENCE: Dr Gerd Heuschmann's top tips
German equine veterinary surgeon, master rider and author, Dr Gerd Heuschmann had plenty of straightforward advice for riders, coaches and trainers at the HSI Coaching and Breeding Conference
6 December 2019 Other disciplines