Conor Swail is a renowned showjumper from Ireland. With a decorated career spanning decades, Conor has proven time and again that he is one of the most important riders not only from the country but in the sport itself.
Originally from County Down, North Ireland, the Irish showjumper first stepped into the show jumping world when he competed in the pony circuit. He was part of two European Championships teams that won team bronze with Hampton Bridge.
Looking back at some of Conor’s biggest career wins to-date, the RCB Bank $500,000 Rolex Grand Prix is definitely a highlight. The showjumper captured the prestigious victory in Canada alongside Martha Louise, his regular Grand Prix horse while participating at the Spruce Meadows 5-star show in Canada. More importantly, later that year it was also announced that he will be setting up his own stables and departing from his position as the retained rider for Canadians Lothlorien Farms.
Fast forward to last year, Conor Swail made the headlines yet again. This time, it was for the Grand Prix in Tryon, North Carolina as the showjumper landed the $134,000 prize as he recorded the only double clear over Vanessa Mannix and her GK Coco Chanel. In other major career highlights, Conor was also an essential member of the Irish team in March 2017 that won the Wellington Nations Cup. With the competition taking place in Florida, this was their third victory in history while also being the second year in a row.
Needless to say, Conor Swail is one showjumper that never fails to live up to expectations. Only time will tell what the Irish rider does next to grab the headlines in his sport. To find out more from his day to day life, check out his Instagram now at: https://www.instagram.com/swailer1.
About Conor Swail
Conor Swail is a prominent Irish showjumper. Originally from County Down, North Ireland, Conor was a regular in the Irish line-up that took part in the Grand Prix and the Nations Cups on some of the best international rings. Conor is renowned in the show jumping world as one of the most decorated sportsmen from Ireland.