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Marie Hennessy

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Marie Hennessy

List 2, Ireland

Dressage and eventing judge, BHSAI, run a small equestrian training centre, horse breeder. Read more...

About Marie

I started riding at nine - hunting, showing, showjumping and riding club eventing. BHSAI. Breeding and bringing on young sport horses. Breeding Thoroughbreds National Hunt. Involved in Irish Pony Club as District Commissioner and on National Combined Training and Training committees. Secretary Irish Pony Club National Dressage Day. The current chair of South Munster Dressage region. Daughter competes to Inter I dressage. Training riders for Silver Spurs, Pony Club tests up to and including A test and Eventing. Judged at Dressage Ireland National Championships and on ground jury at International Eventing in Kilguilkey, Camphire, Millstreet and Ballindenisk.

Three things you may not know about Marie

  1. I love to read when I have time.
  2. I make nice cakes, unfortunately.
  3. I hate heights.

Top dressage tip

Explain new movements in a relaxed slow tempo until the horse understands what you want.