Livery birr equestrian centre midlands pony rides horsesSadly, the hunting season is over for this year, but if it's your aim to go hunting next season, then why not test your skills on one of Birr Equestrian Centre's pre-hunt courses? Under the watchful eye of one of out instructors, our seasoned hunting horses will show you the ropes over every imaginable type of obstacle and have you riding like a master for the coming season!

Birr Equestrian Centre has a stong relationship with the Ormond Hunt.

Join the hunt for an unforgettable experience racing accross the fields of Offaly and Tipperary, and then head to the local pub in the evening to enjoy the craic. The Ormond Hunt meets every Tuesday and Saturday. To hire a horse and cap the price is €200pp.

The North Tipperary Hunt meets every Wednesday. The price for horse and cap for this is €240pp.

The alternative for people who would just prefer jumping and not fox hunting is Countryside Drag hunt, these meet each Sunday and the cost horse and cap included is €120pp.

The centre offers a wide variety of well schooled hunters noted for their temperaments and stamina.

Pre-hunt courses are also availabe for riders who have no previous hunting experience or who desire further practice.  



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Book your school tour, birthday party or group into a fun filled day at Birr Equestrian Centre, in the heart of the midlands. We have all inclusive packages available and tailored to suit your individual needs!


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