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This festival celebrating the world renowned Connemara pony is built around the long running Connemara Pony Show which takes place on Thursday 18th and Friday 19th August.
It’s a wonderful opportunity to see these wonderfully versatile, tough and beautiful native Irish ponies in action.Read More
If you’ve never been to the races in Ireland (or even if you have!) ths meeting at Limerick Racecourse would be a good one to get along to.
To celebrate Independence Day all American Passport Holders will enjoy free admission to the races. Just bring your USA passport.Read More
Ballinasloe Fair is one of the oldest events in Ireland and has been held each October for longer than anyone knows.
The fair draws massive crowds for a week of competition alongside dealing in horses and other livestock. There are also fun fairs, street performers and numerous other events.Read More
This is the big event of the year for Irish show jumpers and horse breeders, a hugely competitive event with classes for all types of horse from tiny ponies to thoroughbred stallions.
And it’s not just the horses who are in competition. It’s an event for the style conscious too, with hotly contested best-dressed events for both women and men.Read More
The biggest event in Northern Irelands equestrian calendar, with the cream of show jumpers as well a show horses and young stock in attendance.
There is plenty for the non-horsey set to enjoy too, with livestock competitions, a large trade show, a food pavilion with cookery demonstrations and lots of fun activities for kids.Read More
One of the richest races in the world, and at the centre of 3 days of great racing, this is the highlight of the annual racing calendar in Ireland.
But it isn’t all about horses. It’s also an occasion where fashion is very much to the fore with ladies wearing expensive outfits and extravagant hats attracting just as much attention as the thoroughbreds on the track.Read More
One of the premier events on the the Irish racing calenders, this 4 day festival always has highly competitive racing, especially in the featured events, the Powers Gold Cup Novice Chase, Irish Grand National and the Ladbrokes.com Handicap Hurdle.
It’s very much a family event, with lots of entertainment to keep those less enthusiastic about the horses happy.Read More
For many people Christmas is not Christmas without a day or two at Leopardstown races. It’s a very festive event, with families very much in evidence.
For those serious about the racing, rather than just the major social event that it is, the cream of Irish and British National Hunt horses will compete for serious prize money.Read More