Darragh rode in his first Grand Prix at 14 and debuted in the Dublin Horse Show (2007) when just 19. He was a member of Ireland’s Nations Cup (Aga Khan) victors in Dublin in 2015. In 2007 he won a training bursary to work with a top American coach at North Run Stables (Vermont & Florida) and in late 2012 he formed Oakland Ventures which has a base in USA and The Netherlands. He competed in two World Equestrian Games and finished 12th individually in 2015. He had 27 placings at this year’s Winter Equestrian Festival in Florida. This is his first Olympic Games.