Plaidcast 387: Richard Howley by Taylor, Harris Insurance Services

Plaidcast Episode 287 Richard Howley


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Piper speaks with Richard Howley, International show jumping rider for Ireland and Olympic team alternate about his career, most recent successes and training philosophy. Brought to you by Taylor, Harris Insurance Services. Listen in!


  • Host: Piper Klemm of The Plaid Horse Magazine
  • Guest: Richard Howley is an International showjumping rider for Ireland. From unassuming beginnings to international acclaim, Richard’s journey is a testament to the power of perseverance and love for the sport. In 2023, Richard and Consulent de Prelet Z won the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup in Oslo, Norway and one week later, won the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup in Helsinki, Finland. In February, Richard placed 2nd with Team Ireland at the FEI Longines League of Nations Cup in Abu Dhabi. Earlier this month, Richard won the 1.45m GCTV Speed Class at the Longines Global Champions Tour in Cannes, France. Most recently, Richard was nominated for consideration by the Olympic Federation of Ireland (OFI) to represent Team Ireland as a team alternate in Show Jumping at the Paris Olympic Games.
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  • Photo Credit: Jenna Hänninen Photography
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