Ballyknocker Stables

Ballyknocker Stables & Livery Yard is run by the owners, Rosie and Mick Byrne, who both compete & partake in all equestrian activities at an Amateur Level. We work hard to ensure that our livery yard is always welcoming and inclusive for owners and we are always on hand to provide advice when required.

We offer full Livery all year around and grass livery for June, July & August.

Livery customers can avail of our onsite facilities including:

  • Outdoor all-weather floodlit arena with state of the art Otto Sport Rei-Tex surface
  • 5-horse covered Walker
  • Lunging pen
  • Individual turn-out paddocks
  • Secure tack room & wash bay area.

Ballyknocker Stables is in a quiet rural area with access to quiet roads and forestry for hacking.

We offer onsite lessons for livery owners and run regular training events & clinics. We also run Show Jumping & Dressage Leagues throughout the year

You can rest assured that the team at Ballyknocker will take care of your horse or pony and provide dedicated, personal care and attention.

Summer Showjumping

Summer Showjumping

X-Poles – 1m €15 per class

CROSS COUNTRY CLINICS WITH 4* EVENT RIDER, ALAN NOLAN

CROSS COUNTRY CLINICS WITH 4* EVENT RIDER, ALAN NOLAN

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn from one of the best!Alan is a 4* event rider who has completed Badminton 4* as well as Burghley 4* three times and German 4* at Luhmuhlen on two occasions.These Cross Country (XC) clinics will incorporate angled rails, corners, skinny fences, lots of related distance riding and a general insight into improving your xc technique to help achieve personal goals in our all weather arena settingThere will be 6 clinics on the day with groups of no more than 4…

Christmas Show

Christmas Show

DRESSAGE & SHOW JUMPING SHOW ON TUESDAY 28TH DECDressage will take place in the morning & Show Jumping classes in the afternoonDressage Tests as follows:1. Dressage Ireland – Introduction Test A 2014 (Walk / Trot Test)2. South Munster Dressage – Introduction to Dressage Test C (2012)3. BE90 Test 95 (2012)4. BE100 Test 106 (2012)Showjumping classes as follows:Xpoles40cms50cms60cms70cms80cms90cms1mAll Classes €10 – entries through www.itsplainsailing/org/club/ballyknockerRosettes & Token Prizes for all

Dressage League

Dressage League

Entries now open through www.itsplainsailing.com/club/ballyknocker Tests as follows for our Dressage League: 1. Dressage Ireland – Introduction Test A 2017 (walk /trot test) 2. South Munster Dressage – Introduction to Dressage Test C (2012) 3. BE90 Test 95 (2012) 4.BE100 Test 106 (2012)   Entries will open on the Sunday evening prior to each show – details to follow

Dressage League

Dressage League

AUGUST DRESSAGE @ Ballyknocker Stables Dates as follows: Sun 16th, 23rd & 30th Augudt Entries through www.itsplainsailing.com/club/ballyknocker Entries close on the proceeding Thursday of each week Classes available as follows: * Intro (Walk trot test) DI B (2016) * Preliminary DI P4 (2016) * Preliminary DI P5 (2012) €10 / test All COVID 19 Rules must be adhered to Competitors to arrive no earlier than 1 hour prior to Test time please Open to all, relaxed friendly atmosphere Lead rein section available for Intro Test (just…