Horseware Team Show Jumping Champions 2017
Greenhills Riding Club is the 2017 Horseware Team Show Jumping Champions
British Riding Clubs National Championships 2017
Congratulations to Killossery Riding Club on finishing in second place at this years British Riding Clubs National Championship.
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)
TRI Equestrian Team Eventing Champions 2017
Congratulations to Carne Riding Club on winning this years Team Eventing Championship
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.

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Riding Clubs Festival to move venue in 2018

The Association of Irish Riding Clubs has announced that the 2018 Riding Clubs Festival is to move to a new venue after 12 years at Stradbally Hall Estate in Co. Laois.

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Shortlist confirmed for 13th annual Lancelot awards

The shortlist of nominees for the thirteenth annual Association of Irish Riding Clubs Lancelot Awards has been announced.

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Five riding clubs among 2017 Sport Capital Grant recipients

Five riding clubs were allocated a total of €22,500 from the 2017 Sports Capital Programme which was announced by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport yesterday.

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Upgrade to clubs information page

The clubs page on this website has been upgraded which improves the search functionality to find clubs and it also displays additional club information in a more user-friendly way.

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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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