Riding Clubs Festival 2019
Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th June 2019 at Mullingar Equestrian, Co. Westmeath
14th Lancelot Award Winners
Congratulations to our Lancelot Award winners who received their awards recently.
National Hunter Trials Championships 2019
Sunday 31st March 2019 at Annaharvey Farm, Co. Offaly
World Club Tournament in France
We have a fantastic opportunity for AIRC members to represent Ireland in a Team Show Jumping competition at the Generali World Club Tournament in France.

Latest News

Kildare member is a popular recipient at AIRC Lancelot Awards

Eileen Doran received a rapturous applause when the Kilrainy member was announced as the winner of the Person of the Year Award at last Saturday’s Association of Irish Riding Clubs Lancelot Awards which took place at The County Arms Hotel in Birr, Co. Offaly.

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New President and Vice President elected at AIRC AGM

Leo Powell and Marie Crosse were elected to the roles of Honorary President and Vice President respectively at the Annual General Meeting of the Association of Irish Riding Clubs last Saturday.

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Equine influenza update from Horse Sport Ireland

Horse Sport Ireland, the Governing Body for Equestrian Sport in Ireland, is closely monitoring the situation regarding recent cases of Equine Influenza.

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Voting information for AGM of 2018 Member Clubs

Further to notice of the Annual General Meeting on Saturday 9th February 2019, please note that an election under item 7 of the Agenda will take place for the position of President.

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New membership passport image guidelines for 2019


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Members and Club Secretaries are advised that any passport image supplied for a membership that is over 5 years old will no longer be retained on file.

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GDPR Information


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Significant changes to Data Protection legislation came into effect on 25th May 2018 which impacts on how the Association of Irish Riding Clubs, at all levels, engages with its affiliated clubs and members.  It is important that every club, official and member, is aware of how these changes in the law affect the ways in which members’ personal information can be collected and used for AIRC purposes.

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Instructors


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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


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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