Irish Sport Horse Industry Person of the Year 2018
Our Chairman, Tony Ennis, was named as the Person of the Year (Image:
Connolly's Red Mills Team Dressage Champions 2018
The winning team Thomastown & District Riding Club with Tom Curran from Connolly's Red Mills
TRI Equestrian Team Eventing Champions 2018
Congratulations to Border Counties Riding Club on winning this years Team Eventing Championship
Horseware Team Show Jumping Champions 2018
Killossery Riding Club are the 2018 Horseware Team Show Jumping Champions

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Volunteer raffle winners announced from Dressage & Eventing C’ships

Volunteers who helped at the National Dressage Championships in August and National Eventing Championships in September were entered into two raffles recently as a token of our appreciation.

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Series of workshops for 2018 Sports Capital Programme

The Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport are running a number of free workshops on how to make an application under the 2018 Sports Capital Programme.

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Team silver horse at WEG formerly owned by AIRC member

Horseware Ardagh Highlight, who was part of the Irish Eventing Team which won Silver at the World Equestrian Games yesterday, was previously owned by Tom Whyte from Mosstown Riding Club.

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Tellus survey to continue over Limerick, North Tipperary & West Cork

Conducted by the Geological Survey Ireland (GSI), the Tellus survey collects geochemical and geophysical data on rocks, soil and water across Ireland.

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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

Become a Member


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

Dressage Tests


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

Our Charities



Each year, riding clubs throughout the country raise significant funds for various charities. We want to acknowledge their efforts and have listed them below.
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