Eric Smiley FBHS

Eric Smiley FBHS

Renowned International Coach

British Eventing Master Coach

Fellow of the British Horse Society

Represented Ireland at Olympic,
World & European Eventing Championships winning 2 bronze team medals

Author of 3 Books


One-to-One Lessons & Clinics

Eric is available for one to one coaching and clinics in the UK & Ireland.

Eric is a British Eventing Master Coach and Fellow of the British Horse Society (FBHS). He is a renowned International Coach and was coach to the 2012 Belgium Olympic Eventing Team. As a competitor, he has represented Ireland at two European Championships, gaining team bronze medal on each occasion. Three World Equestrian Games and been on four Olympic Teams competing at Barcelona and Atlanta. A consistent and regular participant at Burghley and Badminton, he has also represented Ireland at all levels of International competitions throughout Europe. Eric was formerly an FEI Official and on the ground jury at both Badminton & Burghley Horse Trials.

Eric Smiley FBHS Event Coach

Books by Eric Smiley

Coming Soon - The Sport Horse Problem Solver

The Sport Horse Problem Solver

Every horse comes with his own "baggage"--behaviour or training issues, minor or significant, that may be difficult to pinpoint or resolve. In these pages, Eric Smiley addresses the most common problems he has seen over the years in dressage, eventing, and show jumping

Two Brains One Aim by Eric Smiley

Two Brains One Aim

Every horse person strives to grow in ability and understanding over time, whether in the saddle, on the ground, or in the stable, whether in ways that are small or those that are significant.

Look No Hands by Eric Smiley

Look No Hands

In Look... No Hands! Eric Smiley has set out to simplify the concept of going cross country and this clear and concise guide with specially commissioned illustrations and photographs will be invaluable to instructors at all levels.