FdSc in Equine Management “I am currently completing a FdSc in Equine Management. I spent my placement working in Greg Broderick’s Ballypatrick Show Jumping Yard in Co. Down. I really enjoyed this experience and had the opportunity to groom at a number of shows including the Royal Dublin Show (RDS) and Cavan International Show. I got involved with the production of young horses in addition to working with the competition horses. I found this work to be very rewarding due to the opportunities to travel, the quality horses, the supportive owners and the yard’s excellent results. My practical skills and self-confidence really improved as a result. I am enjoying the FdSc course in particular the grassland and equine health modules. I plan to continue to further my career by working in top class yards and I may spend some time working as a Competition Groom in Europe or the United States”.