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RYAN Michael
Sport Eventing, Jumping
NOC Ireland   
GenderMale
Born03 Apr 1976 in Oola, IRL
Height1.75 m
Human Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in career His wife Patricia. (horsesportireland.ie, 16 Aug 2010)
Injuries An injury meant he was unable to compete at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. (eventingnation.com, 05 Jul 2012)
Famous relatives His wife Patricia represented Ireland in eventing at the Olympic Games in 2000 and 2008. (thecorknews.ie, 21 Jun 2012)
Further Personal Information
Occupation Athlete, Business Owner, Horse Trainer
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team Donegan Ryan Eventing: Bandon, IRL
General Interest
Awards and honours He was presented with the Munster Senior Rider Award at Eventing Ireland's 2020 Munster Region Annual General Meeting. (Eventing Ireland Facebook page, 02 Feb 2021)

He won the 2009 Tattersalls Leading Rider Award. (horsesportireland.ie, 16 Aug 2010)
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He took up the sport at age four at the Scarteen Pony Club in Ireland.
Further Personal Information
Languages English
General Interest
Other information STABLES
He and his wife Patricia run Donegan Ryan Eventing in Bandon, Ireland. They produce all levels of competition horses. (Instagram team profile, 15 Aug 2022; doneganryaneventing.com, 30 Sep 2018)
Last Update
  14 Dec 2022
General Interest
Nicknames Mike (Twitter profile, 17 Dec 2020)

Major Results
Olympic Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2012 OG-C London (GBR) BALLYLYNCH ADVENTURE EL 5
World Equestrian Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2006 5th WEG-C Aachen (GER) OLD ROAD 50 9
Continental Championships and Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2009 CH-EU-C3* Fontainebleau (FRA) OLD ROAD 27  
2007 CH-M-YH-CCI1* Le Lion d'Angers (FRA) MATINEE IDOL 37  
2005 CH-EU-C3* Blenheim (GBR) OLD ROAD 34 7
2003 CH-EU-C3* Punchestown (IRL) OLD ROAD 27  
Other Events
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2013 CCI4*-HSBC Badminton (GBR) BALLYLYNCH SKYPORT 63  
2011 CCI4*-HSBC Badminton (GBR) OLD ROAD 45  
2010 CCI4*-HSBC Luhmühlen (GER) BALLYLYNCH ADVENTURE 17  
2010 CCI4*-HSBC Badminton (GBR) OLD ROAD 43  
2008 CCI4*-HSBC Badminton (GBR) OLD ROAD 34  
2006 CCI4* Badminton (GBR) OLD ROAD 33  

Current Results
Date Venue Competition Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
21.06.2014 to 22.06.2014 CIC1* Mallow (IRL)   APOGEE 11  
21.06.2014 to 22.06.2014 CIC2* Mallow (IRL)   ITS A CLOVER RET  
05.06.2014 to 08.06.2014 CCI3* Bramham (GBR)   BALLYLYNCH ADVENTURE 18  
05.06.2014 to 08.06.2014 CCI3* Bramham (GBR)   BALLYLYNCH SKYPORT WD  
28.05.2014 to 01.06.2014 CCI2* Ratoath, Tattersalls (IRL)   TOMGAR REMBRANDT 19  
28.05.2014 to 01.06.2014 CCI2* Ratoath, Tattersalls (IRL)   BALLYLYNCH FRENCHIE 24  
16.05.2014 to 16.05.2014 CIC2* Floors Castle (GBR)   BALLYLYNCH ADVENTURE 13  
16.05.2014 to 16.05.2014 CIC2* Floors Castle (GBR)   BALLYLYNCH FRENCHIE 15  
02.05.2014 to 04.05.2014 CIC2* Rockingham (GBR)   TOMGAR REMBRANDT 46  
17.04.2014 to 19.04.2014 CIC3* Burnham Market (GBR)   BALLYLYNCH SKYPORT WD  
11.04.2014 to 14.04.2014 CIC1* Ballindenisk (IRL)   TOMGAR REMBRANDT 5  
11.04.2014 to 14.04.2014 CCI2* Ballindenisk (IRL)   ITS A CLOVER 6  
11.04.2014 to 14.04.2014 CIC1* Ballindenisk (IRL)   UDI LA 25  
11.04.2014 to 14.04.2014 CICO3*-NC Ballindenisk (IRL)   BALLYLYNCH SKYPORT 30  
04.04.2014 to 06.04.2014 CIC2* Belton (GBR)   ITS A CLOVER 34  
10.10.2013 to 13.10.2013 CCIO3* Boekelo (NED)   BALLYLYNCH SKYPORT 39  
03.10.2013 to 06.10.2013 CCI2* Osberton (GBR)   BALLYLYNCH WIZARD 2  
03.10.2013 to 06.10.2013 CCI1* Osberton (GBR)   TOMGAR REMBRANDT 43  
03.10.2013 to 06.10.2013 CCI2* Osberton (GBR)   DANCE CAPTAIN 66  
18.09.2013 to 22.09.2013 CIC2* Ballindenisk (IRL)   BALLYLYNCH WIZARD 4  
18.09.2013 to 22.09.2013 CIC3* Ballindenisk (IRL)   BALLYLYNCH SKYPORT 4  
18.09.2013 to 22.09.2013 CIC2* Ballindenisk (IRL)   DANCE CAPTAIN 18  
12.09.2013 to 15.09.2013 CCI3* Blenheim (GBR)   BALLYLYNCH SKYPORT WD  
08.08.2013 to 11.08.2013 CIC3* Hartpury (GBR)   BALLYLYNCH SKYPORT 24  
08.08.2013 to 11.08.2013 CIC3* Hartpury (GBR)   BALLYLYNCH WIZARD RET  
25.07.2013 to 28.07.2013 CIC2* Cappoquin (IRL)   BALLYLYNCH WIZARD 1  
25.07.2013 to 28.07.2013 CICYH1* Cappoquin (IRL)   UDI LA 13  
25.07.2013 to 28.07.2013 CICYH1* Cappoquin (IRL)   LUYU 17  
25.07.2013 to 28.07.2013 CIC3* Cappoquin (IRL)   BALLYLYNCH SKYPORT 27  
06.07.2013 to 07.07.2013 CIC2* Mallow (IRL)   BALLYLYNCH WIZARD 1  
06.07.2013 to 07.07.2013 CIC1* Mallow (IRL)   LUYU 25  
06.07.2013 to 07.07.2013 CIC2* Mallow (IRL)   DANCE CAPTAIN WD  
06.07.2013 to 07.07.2013 CIC2* Mallow (IRL)   BALLYLYNCH SKYPORT WD  
30.05.2013 to 02.06.2013 CIC3* Ratoath, Tattersalls (IRL)   BALLYLYNCH ADVENTURE 5  
30.05.2013 to 02.06.2013 CCI1* Ratoath, Tattersalls (IRL)   BALLYLYNCH FRENCHIE 33  
30.05.2013 to 02.06.2013 CCI1* Ratoath, Tattersalls (IRL)   ARISTO DIAMOND WD  
17.05.2013 to 19.05.2013 CIC1* Rockingham (GBR)   BALLYLYNCH WIZARD 3  
17.05.2013 to 19.05.2013 CIC2* Rockingham (GBR)   BALLYLYNCH SKY HIGH 14  
17.05.2013 to 19.05.2013 CIC1* Rockingham (GBR)   BALLYLYNCH FRENCHIE 19  
17.05.2013 to 19.05.2013 CIC2* Rockingham (GBR)   BALLYLYNCH ADVENTURE 20  
03.05.2013 to 06.05.2013 CCI4*-HSBC Badminton (GBR)   BALLYLYNCH SKYPORT 63  
20.04.2013 to 22.04.2013 CIC1* Ballindenisk (IRL)   BALLYLYNCH WIZARD 15  
20.04.2013 to 22.04.2013 CIC3* Ballindenisk (IRL)   BALLYLYNCH SKYPORT 19  
20.04.2013 to 22.04.2013 CIC2* Ballindenisk (IRL)   DANCE CAPTAIN 25  
20.04.2013 to 22.04.2013 CIC3* Ballindenisk (IRL)   BALLYLYNCH ADVENTURE WD  
28.07.2012 to 09.08.2012 Olympic Games-C London (GBR)   BALLYLYNCH ADVENTURE   5
Abbreviation Meaning
DNF Did Not Finish
DNS Did Not Start
DNQ Did Not Qualify
DSQ Disqualified
FNR Finished No Rank
RET Retired
WDW Withdrawal






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