Padraig McCarthy

Padraig McCarthy

Showjumper turned Eventer

In 2018 Padraig made history winning both team and individual Silver at the World Equestrian Games, and in doing so bringing home Ireand's first Championship medals in 40 years.

 

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Biography

This Irish rider holds a First Class Honours degree in Economics and Finance with German, as well as a PhD in Sociology. Having originally been a showjumper, he took up eventing in 2013 after he met his now wife, Lucy Wiiegersma. Making his mark on the sport he has already represented his country on three ocassions including the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympics.

In 2018 Padraig made history winning both team and individual Silver at the World Equestrian Games, and in doing so bringing home Ireand's first Championship medals in 40 years.

FEI Career Record

Personal Info

  • Birth Date: 18/07/1977
  • Born: Ireland
  • Trains: Hatherleigh, UK

Quick Facts

  • Individual Silver medalist at 2018 World Games
  • Member of Irish team who won Silver at 2018 World Games
  • Only started eventing in 2013

2017 Series Results

Ranking: 48th

Event Horse Dressage Show Jumping Cross Country XC Time Total Placing ERM Points
Blair Castle Mr Chunky 44.2 5 16.8 16.8 66 10 17

2016 Series Results

Ranking: 60th

Event Horse Dressage Show Jumping Cross Country XC Time Total Placing ERM Points
Chatsworth House Simon Porloe 42.1 8 0 18.4 68.5 23 3
Barbury Castle Bernadette Utopia 50.7 0 - - E 0