Connolly's Red Mills National Hunter Trials Championships 2018
Sunday 9th April 2018 at Flowerhill Equestrian
Connolly's Red Mills Team Dressage Champions 2017
The winning team Ashbrook Riding Club with Tom Curran from Connolly's Red Mills. (Image: Sagittarian Photography)
Horseware Team Show Jumping Champions 2017
Greenhills Riding Club is the 2017 Horseware Team Show Jumping Champions
13th Lancelot Award Winners
Congratulations to our Lancelot Award winners who received their awards recently.
Irish Sport Horse Industry Organisation of the Year 2017
The Association of Irish Riding Clubs was announced as the Organisation of the Year at the 2017 Irish Sport Horse Industry Awards.
TRI Equestrian Team Eventing Champions 2017
Congratulations to Carne Riding Club on winning this years Team Eventing Championship

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Daniels elected as vice chairman as Ennis returns as chairman

Thomas Daniels assumes the role of vice chairman of the Association of Irish Riding Clubs, replacing Kevin McGuinness who held the post since 2010.

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Second busiest January on record at National Office

National Office has experienced its busiest January since 2009 with huge volumes of membership applications received and processed.  Over 1,700 applications were processed in the opening month of the year.

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Any instructor or trainer engaged in training riding club members at an AIRC activity must hold a recognised qualification or have suitable experience in accordance with rule, 4, e.  All instructors or trainers must also be familiar with the Associations grading structure. Read More

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The Association of Irish Riding Clubs (A.I.R.C.) is an equestrian sports organisation with around 3,400 members registered to approximately 130 affiliated clubs located throughout the country. Each club belongs to one of eight regions within the Association. Read More

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Looking for a dressage test?  Here we have links to all dressage tests available online and also a list of tests in use at our National Championships. Read More