Ruth is from Cobh in Co. Cork where her family ran a small stud farm. She has had a varied career through practical experience in the racing and sales world to studying and a range of office roles. She came to Naas to work for Arthur Moore for three months work experience but ended up staying for five years. During this time, she got to travel to race meetings all over Ireland and England and gained invaluable experience. She then moved to work in the office of TRI Equestrian where she worked for 5 years in sales before being promoted to Office Manager, at this time she also moved to looking after the Purchasing Department. As Office Manager Ruth was responsible for looking after price lists, stock orders, accounts, debt collection, and customer relations and maintaining the smooth running of the sales office.

She has travelled to France and spent time with trainers such as Francis- Henri Graffard and also spent a season with Dermot Weld.  Ruth has also spent time on the sales circuit both for Flat and National hunt working for a host of studs within Ireland and the UK.

Ruth has completed a diploma in Sales, Marketing, Advertising and PR in Dublin Business School and has gone on to further this by undertaking a BA in Marketing. In her spare time, she enjoys travelling, riding out and going racing.