The IPC are Delighted to Announce an Instructor Training Day with Yogi Breisner

The Irish Pony Club will hold an Instructor Training Day with Yogi Breisner on Monday 9th April 2018 at Gurteen Agricultural College, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary.

Yogi is one of the most respected and successful trainers for riders and horses.  As a member of the Swedish International Eventing Team between 1976 and 1987, Yogi won European team gold in 1983 and competed at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics.  He also finished in the top ten at Badminton four times. 

During his 17 years as the British Eventing Team Performance Manager, he led the team to four successive Olympic team medals as well as five European team titles.  He stepped down from his position at British Eventing after the 2016 Rio Olympics.  Now Yogi is an advisor to the Swedish Equestrian Federation, Olympic national coaches and co-ordinators for Jumping, Dressage and Eventing.

This fantastic training opportunity is open to everyone and offers all of our IPC members the chance to learn from an experienced International instructor.  The day has been divided into a number of sessions in order give all IPC members the chance to attend this wonderful training event.

  • Day Session 
    • Starting at 9.30am with refreshments and registration
    • Lunch at 12.45pm
    • Day Session Concludes at 5pm
    • 5 CPD points for IPC Instructors
    • Admission - €35
  • Evening Session
    • Starts at 6.30pm
    • Concludes at approximately 9.30pm
    • 2 CPD Points for IPC Instructors and I CPD Point for HSI Coaches
    • Admission - €25
  • Both Sessions - Full Package
    • Includes Both the Day Session and the Evening Session as above
    • Discounted Admission Fee - €50

Register for this training day through the Irish Pony Club Its Plain Sailing page.  Online registration will close on Thursday 5th April 2018.

Enquiries to the IPC office on 056-8832966 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Mr. Tony Ennis on 086-8617698.

Download the full agenda for the day here...

Day Session
9.30am  Registration - Tea and Coffee

Opening Address

Mr. Tony Ennis, IPC Chairman of Training



Mr. K. Flynn, Farm Manager Gurteen College


Eventing Changes over the last 20 years



Coaching Philosophy

Mr. J.P. Buckley, Soccer Coach for under age athletes


Finding the Balance

Mr. D. Brislane, Vice Principal Nenagh C.B.S.


Horse and Rider Fitness

Mr. Yogi Breisner

12.30pm Questions and Answers
12.45pm LUNCH

Balanced Position for Cross Country on the flat and over fences

Mr. Yogi Breisner


Finding the balance and harmony over assimilated fences

Mr. Yogi Breisner

16.30pm Questions and Answers
17.00pm BREAK
Evening Session

Exercises to improve Cross Country agilityof horse and rider

Mr. Yogi Breisner


Enhancing confidence and balance over assimilated fences

Mr. Yogi Breisner

21.30pm Closing Address


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