Cian O'Connor 🇮🇪
Having ridden in his first Nations Cup for Ireland at the age of 19, Cian has gone on to achieve a remarkable record in selections for the Irish team, with 128 appearances to date for his country in various Nations team & individual events.
An Olympic individual Bronze medal-winner at London in 2012, Cian has maintained a high level of success, and in 2017 added a European Gold team medal and a European individual Bronze medal to his record.
In June 2021, Cian was nominated for selection by Horse Sport Ireland for Team Ireland’s Showjumping team for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics where he was partnered by the Irish-bred Kilkenny who finished 7th overall.
Known for his rigorous planning and attention to detail, Cian and his Karlswood team spend a considerable part of the year traveling the globe. Between competing at the world’s top shows as well as guiding the careers of a talented roster of dedicated clients whom he also coaches, the future is bright for the Karlswood team.