Irish National Stud announces Class of 2021.

Irish National Stud announces Class of 2021.

4th Nov 2020

The Irish National Stud today announced the 50th class of the I.N.S Thoroughbred Breeding Management course. 24 students from 7 countries are due to commence their training at the County Kildare Stud in January 2021.


The Thoroughbred Breeding Management Programme is a unique combination of practical training, classroom lectures, cultural immersion, personal and professional development which equips students with a first-hand and well-rounded understanding of the thoroughbred industry.


Anne Channon, Education Development Manager commented “The 24 students were selected through a rigorous and thorough application process and this year’s class comprises of a remarkable and accomplished group of individuals.  2021 is going to be an exciting year for the I.N.S as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the programme, our community of over 1,200 graduates spans over thirty countries an achievement that we are all very proud of.”


Class of 2021

Patrick Campion (USA),

Shea Connolly (Ireland),

Marianne Gay (France),

Hortense Huet (France),

Suzanne Hyland (Ireland),

Sarah Kelly (Ireland),

Eathan Leonard (Ireland),

Conor Mahon (Ireland),

Olivia Marnane (Ireland),

Hannah Moriarty (USA),

Alexis Navet (France),

Mairead O’Riordan (Ireland),

George Prince (UK),

Lauren Robinson (Ireland),

Mehdi  Saci (France),

Jake Scott Campbell (Ireland),

Ben Shoare (UK),

Charlie Sweeney (Ireland),

Niamh Walshe (Ireland), 

Elinor Wolf (USA),

Normarie Santiago (Puerto Rico) recipient of the Gerry Dilger Equine Scholarship,

Nathan Trumper (New Zealand) recipient of the NZTBA scholarship,

Lachlan Pethica (Australia) and Alyssa Pickles (Australia)  recipients of the Thoroughbred Breeders Australia, Basil Nolan Jnr scholarship



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