Stradbally Equestrian Centre is located on the Stradbally Hall Demense in Co Laois and presents beginner horse enthusiasts, and the more advanced, with an idyllic setting to enjoy and take part in the many equine activities on offer.

A unique setting is just the start of what Stradbally Equestrian Centre has to offer. The centre is renowned for its high standards of equine tuition and care. Lessons are conducted by fully experienced B.H.S. instructors who encourage students to strive for personal and sporting excellence.

A flood lit fenced outdoor arena, a lighted, rubber and sand surfaced indoor arena, spacious stables, a functional heated canteen, toilets, livery tack rooms, HorseBox Hire (livery owners only) and some amazing space for Summer picnics all help make your visit to us more enjoyable and relaxing.

Farriers, Vets, Equestrian Shops, Saddliers etc. are all only a call away from the centre, so let one of our staff know if you need anything during your visit.

Riding Lessons

Improve your technical riding skills, prepare for a show / competition or simply partake for pure enjoyment. We cater for adult and children groups, at all experience levels. Both private and semi private tuition is available with many of our top instructors. We can specialize your lesson for jumping, dressage etc. Let our instructors give you some tips for improvement. You can ride your favourite centre pony or bring your own.

Jumping in the outdoor arena

Adults, Children, Individuals and Small to Large Groups can be accommodated in these fun activities.



Trekking, Hacking & Cross Country Course

The local country roads and lanes are perfect for that Summers Day Road hack. Brave the ski jump, trigger the tiger trap or canter through the forest. The woodland based cross country course runs over the Stradbally Hall Demesne and incorporates jumps to suit all levels.

The fields, streams and woods on the estate excite the most intrepid trekker! 6-10 mile options. Safety Equipment supplied and max 6 in a group.


Drive your own Carriage

Lessons and some free time to explore the demense from the comfort of your carriage seat can be arranged with prior notice.

Livery and Stabling Your Horse / Pony

Our stables surround the old water pump in the courtyard of the main house. All stables are kept in top condition. D.I.Y, Grass and Stable livery options available. Local Farrier and veterinary services are available locally.

Riding & Horse / Pony Care Camps

Make friends with your fellow students, horses and ponies. Participate in our week long Summer & Easter equestrian camps. If you do not have a horse, we can provide you with one to suit your level of experience. Learn stable management from the experts. All levels from beginners to advanced are welcome.

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