Coaching and Clinics
Cathal Lynch HSI Level 2
Level 2 HSI Coach Cathal Lynch is an exceptional coach with an extensive portfolio of clients, enjoying success at every level from grass roots to grand prix. He is highly respected as one of the top coaches in Ireland, earning this reputation through the exceptional results gained by his riders, including Balmoral and Dublin winners in both show jumping and working hunter.
Cathal began his career with the legendary Paul Darragh, before moving to Belgium to work with Axel Verlooy. His experience thereafter includes over 20 years working with the very best in the US show jumping industry, including Olympians Peter Leone, Michael Matz, Margie Goldstein and Kent Farrington. He served a term as assistant coach at the famous LaSilla stud of Poncho Romo in Mexico and trained extensively with leading American Equitation coach, Andre Dignelli.
With this in mind it is no surprise that he is renowned for his thorough attention to detail when coaching. Cathal enjoys coaching private and group clinics usually on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, however can be available at other times.
Contact Cathal on 07717 796529
Victoria Teuton HSI Level 1
Level 1 HSI Coach Victoria Teuton is popular with our Working Hunter clientele, as her attention to detail in ride and manners is exemplary, regularly attaining a perfect ten from top judges. Her younger students enjoy a varied education, demonstrating her clear ability to build confidence and achieve results.
Her own experience as a rider includes competing on Junior and Young rider Irish teams in eventing, giving her the opportunity to train with some of the biggest names in Ireland and Europe. More recently she has enjoyed great success in Irish Draught Performance classes and Working hunter, standing Balmoral Working Hunter Champion in 2016. She spent 8 years in the south of Ireland, hunting several days a week and producing Irish Draught, Connemara and Traditional Irish Horses for hunting, eventing and showing.
Her impressive portfolio of students include Balmoral and Dublin winners and boast many championships at local and county level. Popular as a cross country coach, Victoria is passionate about educating riders to be safe, commited and confident in their approach to solid fences. She enjoys coaching gridwork, show jumping, cross country/ derby clinics and private lessons at Ardnacashel.
Contact Victoria on 07929 095392