A total of 27 students arrived at the Irish National Stud to begin the 2023 Thoroughbred Breeding Management course earlier this week. The six-month course will participate in a wide variety of activities, practical training and lectures which will provide a solid foundation for their progression in the Thoroughbred industry.
Eight countries are represented, and the trainees are as follows: Sean Berns (Ireland), Ailish Sinnott (Ireland), Faustine Otero-Chinot (France), Orla Queally (Ireland), Annelie Rodde (Germany), Alice Jeffries (New Zealand), Georgina Macintyre (Australia), Morgan Wilks (New Zealand), Darcie Murray (Ireland), Emma Hunter (Ireland), Dayna Walsh (UK), Aoife Boland (Ireland), Hilda Ntlateng (South Africa), Julia Coenen (France), Maël Thilbault (France), Lachlan Bruce (Australia), Thomas Connolly (Ireland), Charles Shanahan (Ireland), William Macdonald (Australia), Scott Innes (Scotland), Jarrod Robinson (Australia), Gerrard Donworth (Ireland), Brian Banahan (USA), Ciaran Phelan (Ireland), Rory Woods (Ireland), Ciara Russell (Ireland), and Robert Acheson (Ireland).
Anne Channon, INS Education Manager, said, “We are delighted to have the global group of students join us at the Irish National Stud and I look forward to a long and productive season with them. I am confident that they will use this opportunity wisely to develop their knowledge and to further their careers in the industry.”