The students for the 2021 Irish National Stud Thoroughbred Breeding Management course have been revealed, with 24 students representing seven countries set to take part. The class begins at the County Kildare stud in January 2021. The students are as follows: 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 Jr. scholarship.
“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,” said INS Education Development Manager Anne Channon. “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 30 countries an achievement that we are
all very proud of.”