Tiago Albergaria’s CV
Born on 24th May 1980 in Lisbon Portugal and coming from a family of horse people the love of equitation has been with him since birth. Wholeheartedly supported by his parents Tiago has actively pursued his love of horsemanship making it both his passion and career. As a young boy and teenager he competed in show jumping, eventing and dressage.
It is was in 1997 he decided to turn his passion into a professional career. He studied Equine Management at The School of Agriculture in Abrantes Portugal.
In 2000 Tiago achieved “Grade Monitor Riding trainer” presented by the Portuguese Equestrian Federation (FEP)
He also achieved the Degree Equine culture from the High School of Agriculture in Santarém, and “Grade Instructor riding trainer” in 2008
2001 – Cavalry Officer – Speciality Military Police
Based in the Armed Forces at the Practical School of Cavalry (EPC) in Santarém
2004 – 2008 – Lieutenant of Cavalry at Mafra
He was part of teaching staff at the Military Centre of Sports and Equitation (CMEFED). Here he was running the courses to train riding instructors.
He was also a rider for the Military School of Mafra.
During his time in the Military Tiago was invited to become a Director and Head Rider at Entre Tejo e Sorraia Stud. For at time he worked both along side and eventually the demands of the growing stud Tiago made the decision to leave the Military to commit his full attention to the development of Entre Tejo e Sorraia Stud
Tiago is now regularly invited to give dressage clinics and presentations nationally and Internationally – Netherlands, Sweden and China to name a few countries.
Equine Management – Agrarian Professional School of Abrantes
Degree in Equiniculture – Agrarian High School of Santarém
Monitor riding teacher course – Agrarian Professional School of Abrantes
Instructor riding teacher course – Agrarian High School of Santarém
Qualified National Dressage judge
Candidate of PSL judge
2007 competing Dressage in National and International Level
2001-2008: Cavalry Officer, Rider from Military “Reprise School of Mafra” and Monitor riding teacher
2008 Teaching dressage clinics worldwide