Coming from Co Galway, in 2012 Michael became the youngest ever Senior Irish National Champion at just 17. In 2013 he moved to England to train with Shane Breen at Hickstead. After gaining valuable experience Michael decided to set up on his own in West Sussex. He started the 2014 season with 2 horses but, after winning the Stoner Jewellers Vase at Hickstead and the Talbot Hotels Speed Derby in Dublin, 8 new horses were added to his stables within just a month. He has competed at and won classes at many top shows including Abu Dhabi, Dubai, LGCT Hamburg, Hickstead, Dublin, Palm Beach and Oliva Nova.
|Mexico GCL winner|
|Youngest National Champion|
|Bronze medal Young Rider European team 2015|
|Silver Medal Pony and COH team European championships.|
|8th place Abu Dhabi 5* Grand Prix|