Michael Blake will be hoping for an improved placing when he takes charge of the Irish showjumping team for his second outing as manager this weekend. His team started brilliantly but dwindled to a sixth-place finish two weeks back in the Nations Cup of America at Deeridge Farms in Wellington, Florida, near to where this second contest is being staged at Palm Beach International Equestrian Centre, also in Wellington.
Performance coaching has been utilised in business for decades, but has become more visible. It’s a form of one-to-one learning: a coach supports the client’s self-development in a way that benefits themselves and their organisation. Its aim is to unlock potential and increase performance.
The largest single footprint in the conserved, converted and upgraded yard space with enclosed garden at Cork city’s Thompson House, measuing about 12,500 sq ft, is now available to let, on a new ten year lease, according to Lynch family owners’ co-developer John Lynch.