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Clare ABBOTT

Clare ABBOTT is an Irish athlete and competes in Eventing.

Name Clare ABBOTT
FEI ID 10003896
Gender Female
Date of Birth 28/07/1986
Competing for Ireland - IRL
Registration Eventing 2018
Last update 02/10/2018
FEI Database
Eventing 70x70
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She first rode a pony at age two.
Why this sport? She comes from an equestrian family.
Club / Team Clare Abbott Eventing: Hillsborough, NIR
Name of coach Ian Woodhead; Ian Fearon; Yogi Breisner
Further Personal Information
Residence Hillsborough, NIR
Occupation Athlete, Horse Trainer, Teacher
Languages English
General Interest
Hero / Idol New Zealand eventer Andrew Nicholson, British eventer Pippa Funnell. (irishhorse.tv, 2014)
Famous relatives Her mother Catherine has served as chairperson of Eventing Ireland, while her father Ronnie is an event steward. (badminton-horse.co.uk, 17 Apr 2018)
Other information STABLES Together with her mother Catherine, she owns an eventing yard in Hillsborough, Northern Ireland. The facility focuses on producing young horses. (Facebook page, 19 Sep 2018; irishtimes.com, 30 Jul 2016) OCCUPATION She works as a part-time mathematics teacher in a secondary school in Northern Ireland. She took a one-year sabbatical from teaching to focus on the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro and returned to teaching in August 2017. (badminton-horse.co.uk, 17 Apr 2018; horseandhound.co.uk, 25 Aug 2017; belfasttelegraph.co.uk, 25 May 2016)