Martina Dempsey

Martina Dempsey joined the Godolphin Flying Start team in October 2021 as Ireland Coordinator.

Martina grew up near the Curragh in Co. Kildare and was involved with horses from a young age. She has worked for racehorse trainers on the Curragh and in Australia. Prior to joining Godolphin Flying Start, Martina was an Equine Lecturer at the College of Agriculture Food & Rural Enterprise (CAFRE), the Racing Academy and Centre of Education (RACE) and Kildalton College. She has pursued her career in education within the Irish Thoroughbred industry. Martina has a Master’s Degree in Applied Equine Science (UCD) and a Degree in Equine Management (CAFRE). She has also completed a Mental Health First Aid course which is accredited by Mental Health First Aid Ireland.