SARAH ENNIS: Training the Young Event Horse

In this the first of our young horse training series we speak to, WEG eventing silver medallist and Horse Sport Ireland-Accredited Coach, Sarah Ennis about how she trains and produces her young eventers. Sarah is well known for participating in Ireland’s national leagues for young event horses, namely the Stepping Stones to Success League (SSSL) and the Young Event Horse Series (YES), formerly known as the Future Event Horse League (FEHL). Sarah has also won both the four and five-year-old Young Event Horse finals at the Dublin Horse Show. Q1. Ideally, when would you begin breaking your young horses? Sarah Ennis (SE): For me, the ideal time would be during the summer months of their three-year-old year, any time up until about September. Starting during the summer gives you plenty of time and flexibility for time off etc. and should give you enough time to prepare for the likes of … Continue reading SARAH ENNIS: Training the Young Event Horse