Did You Know?

The world famous Ballydoyle Stable, founded by one of the greatest trainers of all time, Vincent O’Brien, has seen some legendary horses pass through its doors, many including the great Saddlers Wells went on to stand as stallions at their breeding arm Coolmore Stud. Our tip for Tipp is to keep an eye out as you drive through the south east of Tipperary. The beautiful young foal you see by their mother’s side could be a future horseracing legend.

Tipperary Equestrian Centre

T: +087 (0)799 5585 F: +353 (0)504 22032
Address: Mill Road, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Tipperary Equestrian Centre
Contact: Tomas Ryan. In the heart of the Golden Vale and situated on the outskirts of Thurles Town, this equestrian centre offers 72 beautiful acres to ride on. There is an indoor arena and an outdoor arena. It is surrounded by rich farmland, and nestled between two historic landmarks, the Rock of Cashel and Holycross Abbey. There is an extensive area of attractive countryside surrounding the centre, with the river Suir flowing through it. The centre was established in 1985 by the Ryan Family which has a life time involvement with horses and has achieved international acclaim in breeding, showing and jumping Irish bred horses and ponies. Now the family's expertise is on offer in a wide variety of horse riding holiday options and provision of the most modern facilities. Top class horses and ponies are available for trail riding and trekking.