National Horse Sport Arena

The Sport Ireland National Horse Sport Arena is a multi-use Olympic-standard Equestrian training facility.
Situated in the picturesque surrounds of the old walled garden of Abbotstown House, the Arena is designed as a High Performance Training Centre for Showjumping, Dressage, Carriage Driving, Pony and Eventing.


Sand Arena:
The 100m x 55m Arena is a sand fibre mix replicating the London 2012 Olympic Arena. The sand mix is made from a unique blend of multi-washed sand blended with 3 types of polypropylene fibre and a synthetic binder to provide the true footing of the future. The surface is proven for the full range of Olympic and Paralympic disciplines and is endorsed by the FEI.


Grass Arena:
The 121m x 32m Grass Arena is 70mm Ameliorated sand/topsoil mix on 120 mm topsoil on an accompanying pattern of mole and slit drains. The natural grass arena will be used for high performance training purposes for Showjumping, Eventing and Dressage.


About the National Horse Sport Arena

  • This is a an elite Training venue
  • Full set of showjumps is available
  • There are 10 upgraded stables on-site
  • A Full Car Park with lots of space for horse boxes/Lorries available

€15 per horse for an hour, shared schooling,  €80 private hire for an hour

Dressage Ireland Test & Train at the NSC

Dressage Ireland Test & Train at the NSC

Entires are now live for our subsidised training of test and train.    Test and train, you choose the test you want to ride, you train with the trainer on the day to then ride that test, you then get feedback from the judge on your performance and you ride the test once more.    Fantastic opportunity to ride a test you have been avoiding or trying a test thats completely new.    25th , training with Heike Holstein and our judge is Mark Ruddock.  …

Dressage Ireland Test & Train at the NSC

Dressage Ireland Test & Train at the NSC

Entires are now live for our subsidised training of test and train.    Test and train, you choose the test you want to ride, you train with the trainer on the day to then ride that test, you then get feedback from the judge on your performance and you ride the test once more.    Fantastic opportunity to ride a test you have been avoiding or trying a test thats completely new.    25th , training with Heike Holstein and our judge is Mark Ruddock.  …

Dressage Ireland Show

Dressage Ireland Show

Class 1 Preliminary DI P18 (2012) Class 2 Preliminary BD 19 (2008/2016) Class 3 Novice BD 22 (2007) Class 4 Novice DI N24 (2012) Class 5 Elementary BD 40 (2010) Class 6 Elementary DI E51 (2013) Class 7 Medium BD 61 (2002) Class 8 Medium BD 69 (2005) Class 21 Advanced BD 101 (2019) Class 22 Advanced BD 105 / FEI Young Rider Preliminary (2011) Class 23 Prix St George FEI (2009/2018) Class 24 Intermediaire I FEI (2009/2020) Class 25 Intermediaire II FEI (2009/2020) Class 26 Grand Prix FEI (2009/2020) Class 27 Confined Class Pony Rider FEI Individual Test (2012/2018) Class…

Dressage Ireland Show

Dressage Ireland Show

Class 1 Preliminary DI P18 (2012) Class 2 Preliminary BD 19 (2008/2016) Class 3 Novice BD 22 (2007) Class 4 Novice DI N24 (2012) Class 5 Elementary BD 40 (2010) Class 6 Elementary DI E51 (2013) Class 7 Medium BD 61 (2002) Class 8 Medium BD 69 (2005) Class 21 Advanced BD 101 (2019) Class 22 Advanced BD 105 / FEI Young Rider Preliminary (2011) Class 23 Prix St George FEI (2009/2018) Class 24 Intermediaire I FEI (2009/2020) Class 25 Intermediaire II FEI (2009/2020) Class 26 Grand Prix FEI (2009/2020) Class 27 Confined Class Pony Rider FEI Individual Test (2012/2018) Class…

Moyglare Riding Club Linda Moore League

Moyglare Riding Club Linda Moore League

Saturday October 3rd – National Sports Campus €20 entry in all classes, sportsman €10 No card, no entry.  All entries to be done prior to event onb its plain sailing, link no yet available to book. This will open two weeks prior to the event date.  One groom per person, facemasks to be worn on the ground

Showjumping & Open Schooling

Showjumping & Open Schooling

Wednesday – Thursdau – 10am – 5pm Saturday – 11am – 2pm  1 round €10 2 rounds €15 and Arena: The 100m x 55m Arena is a sand fibre mix replicating the London 2012 Olympic Arena. The sand mix is made from a unique blend of multi-washed sand blended with 3 types of polypropylene fibre and a synthetic binder to provide the true footing of the future. The surface is proven for the full range of Olympic and Paralympic disciplines and is endorsed by the FEI….