Martin Larkin

Martin began working with Godolphin Flying Start in February 2014. Alongside the programme’s Executive Director Clodagh Kavanagh, he helps to deal with the day to day running of the course from Kildangan Stud His roles include overseeing the practical horse skills module, website maintenance, administration, education technology, marketing & PR for the programme.

Martin got involved with horses from a young age working at Paul & Tom Monaghan’s Cottage Stud in County Kildare. The Cottage Stud were the breeders of dual international stakes winner Ezzoud and Ascot Gold Cup winner Trip to Paris. It is there he gained his experience in the thoroughbred industry and also where Martin’s love of horses began. He is driven by horse racing and breeding and follows all race meetings at home and abroad and when time allows he gets to as many race meetings as he can.

Martin is a graduate of Maynooth University, obtaining his Honours Degree in Computer Science & Geography.