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THE TEAM

JASON MAGUIRE

Former Grand National winning jockey with multiple Cheltenham festival and Graded wins to his name, Jason grew up in Kilmessan, Co. Meath in Ireland, where from a very young age he was involved in horses. Racing Manager for owners Paul & Clare Rooney, Jason enjoys all aspects of the yard, rehabilitation and riding.

LAUREN MAGUIRE

Time taken up mostly by Darcy & Freya! still works part time as a medical receptionist and enjoys doing the admin and finance for the yard. Has never had much interest in riding but enjoys the yard work.

LAUREN ALLSOPP

Lauren has been with Ivy Lodge Farm for almost three years. Lauren is our head girl who is excellent in all aspects of horse management and riding. A fantastic asset & friend to us all and we wouldn’t be without her. Lauren enjoys showing and eventing in her spare time.

MIKE COOK

ESTATE MANAGER

Estate Manager - Mike, or likes to be known as “Old Pal”, has been a part of Jason’s life since he arrived in England 18 years ago. No job too big or small for Pal and he is a huge part of the Maguire family.

LUCY SMITH

Lucy joined Ivy Lodge Farm last year and is a much valued team member. She enjoys riding her own horses in her spare time and riding Bonnie here at the farm.

CHLOE CLEMENT

Chloe is our newest member of staff, she worked in racing before joining the team here and she enjoys all aspect of horse care, riding out and also taking the dogs for walks. 

GRAHAM POTTS

YARD VET

Graham is a truly excellent vet who is also a racecourse vet, including Aintree and Cheltenham. Graham has all the time in the world to discuss veterinary problems and go through every detail to make sure everyone understands the diagnosis and treatment involved.

JAMIE CARTER

YARD FARRIER

Jamie does an excellent job keeping the horses in top shape.

HARLEY AND POPPY

Harley - Rhodesian Ridgeback, yard guard dog

Poppy - Minature Sausage Dog cross, pretty face