High quality riding facilities, a lively
equestrian scene and spectacularly pretty countryside
make Ireland an increasingly popular choice for visitors
seeking a safe and beautiful environment in which to
enjoy an equestrian holiday.
Irish have a long-standing love affair with all things
equestrian. Horseracing, for example, is often called
the 'sport of kings' and with good reason. Horse riding
holidays and trail riding trips can accommodate riders
of all levels and there is always the gentler option of
a horse drawn caravan holiday.
If you prefer to admire the magnificent animals from a
distance, the National Stud Farm outside Kildare raises
thoroughbreds and has a visitor centre. However, the
majority of people prefer to see horses in action, and
there is a range of options, show jumping events, all
guaranteeing a vibrant and fun atmosphere.
There are programmes for all ages and abilities from
showjumping, cross-country riding and dressage, to
hacking and trail riding through magnificent mountain,
coastal and forest scenery.
Or try a horse drawn caravan holiday in Ireland for a
For spectators, there is the thrill and party atmosphere
of a race meeting or a racing festival in Ireland.
Ireland has long been known as
The Land of the Horse. You can experience this
tradition, as well as enjoying a variety of beautiful
scenery, good food, hospitality and fun, if you choose
to take an equestrian holiday in Ireland.
If you require brochures or any other
information on Equestrian in Ireland please contact
Useful Links :
Equestrian Ireland -
Horse Racing events –
Irish National Stud –