Managing, and Training Young Horses for International Competition
Breeders Conference 2003
of Young Stock and Auction
Conference Speakers and Parade Commentators:
Col. Gerry Mullins: Represented Ireland in showjumping at the
1984 and 1988 Olympic Games. Won over 100 international showjumping
classes. Twice National Champion and winner of many International
Grand Prix classes. Now the leader of the Irish Army Equitation
School and a world-famous trainer.
Rolton: Won Team Gold Medals in eventing for Australia at the
1992 and 1996 Olympic Games. Won Individual Gold and Team Silver
at the Asia Pacific Equestrian Championships. Now a selector for
the Australian international eventing team and a world-famous
Loriston-Clarke: Represented Great Britain in dressage at the
1972, 1976, 1984, and 1988 Olympic Games. Placed 6th in the Alternative
Olympic Games in 1980. Won the Bronze Medal at the World Equestrian
Games. Now the Asian Games Dressage Coach for Malaysia and a world-famous
Christa Finkler-Schade: German expert on foal nutrition and management
to avoid developmental bone disorders. Consultant to German studbooks
and major stud farms.
morning will feature presentations and Q&A with the entire
audience by all four speakers.
Saturday afternoon each of the four conference speakers will go
to a separate meeting room and be available to discuss with individuals
and groups specific challenges you face breeding, managing, and
training young competition horses. We expect that individuals
most interesting in eventing horses, for example, will meet with
Gillian Rolton while those most interested in learning even more
about feeding and managing foals will meet with Christa Finkler-Schade.
Attendees will be welcome to spend time with one or more of the
Sunday morning there will be a parade of foals, yearlings, and
two-year-olds owned by Morningside Studs network of breeders
in Ireland and Northern Ireland. The conference speakers will
take turns offering comments on the conformation, type, movement,
and suitability of the young stock for competition careers and
the parade an auction will be held of some of the young stock
presented in the parade.
details including conference, parade, and auction venues
County Clare will be published in the summer of 2003.
for conference and auction updates.
county clare ireland
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