Nick Turner FBHS (Fellow of the British Horse Society) has a wealth of experience in many equestrian disciplines and specialises in eventing.
In January 2013, Horse Sport Ireland announced the appointment of Nick as the new High Performance Manager for Eventing Ireland with the main objective of qualifying the Irish Eventing Team for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games which was achieved at The World Equestrian Games in Normandie, France 2014.
From 2009 until 2012 Nick was Brazilian Eventing Team Coach/Performance Manager, he has worked closely developing the team in Brazil and Europe and was Chef d'equip to the team at the 2010 World Equestrian Games and the wining team at the South American championships. The Brazilian Eventing Team finished in 9th place at the London 2012 Olympic Games.During this time Nick was also Senior International Selector for British Eventing
Nick's other roles include being a founder member of the Coaching Development Team, BE Accredited coach and is a trainer RoR (Retraining of Racehorses).
Having progressed through the Pony Club in his formative years, he started show jumping at an early age. Nick was the first winner of the Young Riders Show Jumping Championships at Olympia and continued jumping to international level until eventing took over in the early 1990's.
He has competed at Badminton, Burghley, Bramham and Blenheim 3-Day Events as well as many others both in the UK and internationally. The majority of this has been achieved on horses that joined Nick as novices.
Throughout his competitive career, Nick has spent much time coaching other riders at all levels, something he is passionate about. He has coached in USA, Brazil, Switzerland, Ireland and Japan as well as the UK.
Fellow of the British Horse Society ( FBHS ) Member of the British Equestrian Federation Coaching Development Team British Eventing Accredited Coach British Dressage Accredited Trainer Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) in Sport