Profiles

  • Darragh Kenny
  • Competing for: Ireland
  • From: Wellington
  • Age: 29

Darragh Kenny (IRL) comes from an equestrian family and hails from County Offaly in Ireland. He started competing on ponies when he was ten years old and rode at the Junior European Championships and the Young Rider European Championships. Darragh won a training bursary at the RDS Dublin Horse Show in 2007 to work for Missy Clark and John Brennan at North Run Stables in Warren, Vermont (USA). He returned in the winter of 2008 to compete for them on the Florida circuit. Darragh competed as a member of the Irish Jumping Team with “Imothep” at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France, where he finished in 12th place overall. While competing on the European circuit, Darragh was an integral part of the Irish team that won the 2015 Nations Cup CSIO 5* on home ground at the Dublin Horse Show. With his recent win at the Global Champions League in Shanghai, he is now ranked 34th in the world in the Longines FEI World Ranking.

Darragh's ambition is to compete in the Olympics.

 

Recent Successes:

1st- Shanghai, Global Champions League

1st – CSI3* Wellington

4th – CSI 4* Wellington

1st - Nations Cup Final CSIO 5* Barcelona 2016

4th – CSI 5* London Olympia 

1st – CSI 5* London Olympia

1st – CSI 5* London Olympia

2015 LGCT Paris Grand Prix Bronze medallist with Sans Soucis Z