Coaching by Oakland Ventures & Darragh Kenny

Darragh watches over student Andre Mershad compete at the Miami Global Champions Tour ’15.

The Oakland Ventures coaching and training programme for jumper riders has been formed to develop young riding talent with the very best support.

Headed up by Irish rider Darragh Kenny, the programme sees Oakland students currently competing succesffuly in a range of classes from children’s jumpers to Grand Prix both in the USA and Europe.

Each Oakland student has a tailored programme to suit their goals and needs that includes:

  • Jumping coaching for horses and rider.
  • Flat/dressage coaching for horse and rider.
  • Tailored show programme for USA and/or Europe with full coaching and horse care support.
  • Media analysis and reporting of coaching sessions and jumping rounds to ensure continued development and the most efficient learning.
  • Horse acquisitions and leases to ensure students are best equipped to achieve their goals.

Oakland Ventures are based in Wellington, Florida for the Winter Equestrian Festival from the months of January through to April offering world class stabling facilities and care with large outdoor arena and grass ring for coaching and developing riders and horses.

During the summer months, Oakland Ventures coaching programme spends a number of months travelling to Europe to compete on the Global Champions Tour 2* competitions and other international shows. Whilst also incorporating a number of the summer shows in the States.

If you are interesting in joining Oakland Ventures coaching programme for show jumping either in the USA or Europe, please Email us here.

Oakland student, Kerry McCahill on Windbreaker