COACHING

Greg coaches riders to become elite professionals in their chosen circuits. Greg prides himself on his expert eye in matching the correct horse and training plan with each rider he trains.
Kerry McCahill a client of Ballypatrick’s has had numerous success and wins since joining Ballypatrick’s. Max O’Reilly Hyland has moved up to jumping in 4star classes and competes competitively in Europe. Greg coaches multiple clients at all levels to be the best they can be.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Olympian
  • Nations Cup Agha Khan winner
  • 4 times Irish National Show Jumping Champion
  • Irish Speed Champion
  • Irish Indoor Champion
  • National Grand Prix Champion
  • TRM/Horseware National Champion
  • Leading International Rider at the Dublin Horse Show
  • Podium Finish on Global Champions Tour
  • World Gold medallist in The World Younghorse Championships
  • Greg is the ONLY Irish based rider that has produced young horses though to Olympic level
  • Only rider EVER to win the 4/5/6 year old championships at the RDS Horseshow in the same year
  • Two times Winner of the Irish Breeders’ Classic – the richest young horse show jumping competition in the world
  • Picked to Represent Ireland at the European Championships & Multiple Nations Cup Teams
  • Producing numerous young horses to go on and compete worldwide on the International Stage

 2017 TRM/Horseware National Champion

Leading International Rider at the 2017 Dublin Horse Show, with wins in both the Speed Stakes and Speed Derby with Zuidam

Represented Ireland at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio riding MHS Going Global

Represented Ireland at the European Championships in Aachen in 2015

Represented Ireland on the Aga Khan team in 2015. His only double clear round for the team helped Ireland secure the victory

Greg made his international senior show jumping debut in 2015 on MHS Going Global (PICTURED LEFT) and that same year represented Ireland on Nations Cup teams in St Gallen, Arezzo, La Baule, Dublin and at the final in Barcelona

Winner of the National Premier Series in 2014

Winner of all three young horse classes – four, five and six-year-olds – at the RDS in 2014.
It was the first time ever done in the history of the RDS and remains unbeaten

Winner of the Irish Breeders’ Classic – the richest young horse show jumping competition in the world – in 2013 (Arraghbeg Clover) and 2014 (Alberta Mist)

Winner of a gold medal at the 2013 FEI Breeding Jumping Championships for Young Horses in Lanaken, Belgium riding Arraghbeg Clover

National Grand Prix Champion in 2012 and 2013

National Show Jumping Champion in 2013

National Speed Champion 2012

Winner of a bronze medal at the 2010 FEI Breeding Jumping Championships for Young Horses in Lanaken, Belgium riding Ballypatrick Mystique