Coaching course dates

Below are the scheduled dates for the Horse Sport Ireland (HSI) Coaching Programme for 2021

Online CPD Opportunities

Haydn Price Webinar Series – ‘The Hoof Capsule: Form and Function’
  • Part 1: Tuesday 19th January at 6pm via Zoom.
  • Part 2: Wednesday 3rd March at 6pm via Zoom.
  • Each webinar is €25 per person, webinars must be booked separately.
  • 1 CPD point per webinar for HSI Accredited Coaches.
  • Haydn Price is a leading international sport horse farrier, this webinar will cover the design of the hoof and the many factors which can influence performance.

GAIN Joanne Hurley Webinar
  • ‘The Role of Nutrition on Training and Performance’.
  • Tuesday 26th January 2021 at 6pm via Zoom.
  • €10 per person, limited places available.
  • 1 CPD point for HSI Accredited Coaches.
  • Joanne Hurley is the GAIN Irish Country Equine Manager and has extensive technical and commerical knowledge of the equine feed industry.

John Killingbeck Webinar
  • ‘The Competition Horse – Keep it Simple and Don’t Challenge Evolution.’
  • Monday 1st February at 6pm via Zoom.
  • €30 per person.
  • 1 CPD point for HSI Accredited Coaches.
  • John Killingbeck, BSc, BVM&S, CertEP, MRCVS, has more than 46 years’ experience of equine practice. He has a particular interest in competition horses, with a special emphasis on orthopaedics and lameness.

Introduction to Coaching

  • 16 February 2021 – Spruce Lodge Equestrian Training Facility, Co Wicklow – COURSE FULL
  • 02 March 2021 – Mullingar Equestrian Centre, Co Westmeath – COURSE FULL
  • 07 April 2021 – Knightfield Equestrian Centre, Co Kildare – COURSE FULL

Level 1 Apprentice Coach

The Level 1 Course is currently being developed. If you would like to put your name on the waiting list for the Level 1 please email Jennifer Diamond (Email with your contact details and previous coaching experience.

Level 2 Coach

Please contact Jennifer Diamond at Horse Sport Ireland offices for further details
Tel +353 (0)45-854533.

Level 3 National Coach

Please contact Jennifer Diamond at Horse Sport Ireland offices for further details
Tel +353 (0)45-854533.


Please note that all courses will run subject to sufficient numbers. Dates and venues are subject to change at the discretion of Horse Sport Ireland

HSI reserves the right to modify, alter or add to accreditation requirements in accordance with updates to HSI Coaching Programmes.

Terms & Conditions of enrolment on a course within the HSI Coaching Programme