Horse Sport Ireland Director of Breeding and Programmes

  • 21 January 2022, 12:05

Horse Sport Ireland announces the departure of Alison Corbally, the Director of Breeding and Programmes. As of the 20th January, 2022 Alison has left the organisation to pursue other career goals.

Alison Corbally

Alison Corbally commenced her career with Horse Sport Ireland in September 2007 having been appointed to the role of Education and Training Manager. She previously worked with the Equestrian Federation of Ireland from July 2001.

During her tenure with Horse Sport Ireland, Alison was promoted to the role of Director of Breeding and Programmes from November 2008 and had responsibility for national breeding and studbook policy, and the development of the HSI Coaching programme in Ireland. Horse Sport Ireland, acknowledge the contribution that Alison has made to the organisation and indeed the Sport Horse Sector and wish her well in her future endeavours.

Dr. Sonja Egan has been appointed on an interim basis as the head of breeding until such time as open recruitment process is concluded. Sonja has worked with the breeding team since 2019 and holds a PhD from UCD in Equine Bio-mechanics.

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