Army Equitation School 1963

A visit to the Army Equitation Centre broadcast on this day in 1963 sees the training of army horses and cadets at the Army Equitation School in McKee Barracks, Dublin.

Bill Ringrose, Ned Campion and other army officials talk about the work that goes on at the Equitation School. They provide an insight into the history of horse-riding in the Irish army, the training procedure at the school for the cadets, the daily routine for the riders and the training for the horses themselves.

This episode of 'Broadsheet' was broadcast on 25 June 1963.
'Broadsheet' was a magazine style, nightly review of people and events introduced by John O'Donoghue and presented by the Broadsheet Unit.

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