Riding School Lessons

Dunbyrne Stud is an AIRE approved Equestrian Centre which offers a variety of different services for all levels from beginners to advanced riders.

Our professional and friendly staff teach lessons to beginners and advanced riders, from children as young as 6 years up to and including adults. Lessons are taught by fully qualified experienced Instructors who are Garda vetted and trained in First aid and Child protection.

  •  Group and private lessons are available.
  •  Adult and child lessons available
  • Term Pony Camps for Kids - Available throughout the Summer and during school holidays.
  • We have a large variety of riding school horses to suit all riders


Riding School Facilities

  • Outdoor Arena.
  • Outdoor viewing area with picnic benches.
  • Cross Country field with log fences, ditch & water feature. 
  • Access to 4.5 furlong gallops.
  • Small forest with trail riding & more cross country jumps. 


  • 1 hour group lesson : €25.00 per hour 
  • 1 hour private lesson : €50.00 per hour 
  • Block of 6 group lessons: €125.00
  • Block of 10 group lessons : €200.00

Things you need to know

  • We have hats and back protectors available for free for use in our riding lessons. 
  • All riders must wear suitable riding footwear with a heel and riding hats must meet PAS 015 standards. We strongly recommend all riders wear a body protector.
  • First time riders are required to register beforehand
  • Fun and safe environment
  • Term lessons available at great discounts.

If you would like further information, to visit us or discuss your requirements in more detail, then call or text Lorna on +353 85 805 9529


Dunbyrne Stud & Equestrian Centre

Established since 2003

Dunbyrne Equestrian Centre has top class facilities for clients to enjoy - The stud farm sits on 50 acres of grassland and 10 acres of woodland. The property houses a purpose built enclosed courtyard of 26 stables, with two overflow yards both holding 10 further units.


Yard: Purpose built Wash-down bay, fully heated Tack room, Drying/Rug room & Tearoom. Large well-ventilated stables.

Arena: A Double Olympic sized (50 X 70m) Floodlit Arena complete with show jumps & dressage arena. Plus 20 X 40m sand arena. The surface for the arenas was supplied and expertly installed by Martin Collins.

Gallops:  Our 4.5 furlong (900meters) sand gallops are excellent for improving your horses stamina & fitness, letting off steam or just enjoying a relaxing hack.

Hacking Tracks: The surrounding area provides many extremely quiet hacking lanes.

Turnout Facilities: All of our managed paddocks are generously sized & fully electrified to ensure that your horse is safe & secure at all times.