Connolly's Red Mills Team Dressage Champions 2017
The winning team Ashbrook Riding Club with Tom Curran from Connolly's Red Mills. (Image: Sagittarian Photography)
Connolly's Red Mills National Hunter Trials Championships 2018
Sunday 9th April 2018 at Flowerhill Equestrian
13th Lancelot Award Winners
Congratulations to our Lancelot Award winners who received their awards recently.
Irish Sport Horse Industry Organisation of the Year 2017
The Association of Irish Riding Clubs was announced as the Organisation of the Year at the 2017 Irish Sport Horse Industry Awards.
Horseware Team Show Jumping Champions 2017
Greenhills Riding Club is the 2017 Horseware Team Show Jumping Champions
TRI Equestrian Team Eventing Champions 2017
Congratulations to Carne Riding Club on winning this years Team Eventing Championship

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Clare based club re-affiliates to Association

Deerpark Riding Club has rejoined the Association of Irish Riding Clubs after a long break.

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Connolly’s RED MILLS confirms 11th year of AIRC sponsorship

The Association of Irish Riding Clubs is delighted to announce that Connolly’s RED MILLS is continuing its sponsorship of the national dressage championships, hunter trials championships and show jumping championships for the 11th consecutive year.

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Optimum time rules in show jumping to change for season ahead

The optimum rule for advanced primary show jumping competitions is being changed for the season ahead.

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National Hunter Trials Championships 2018


The Connolly's Red Mills Hunter Trials Championships take place on Sunday 8th April at Flowerhill Equestrian, Co. Galway. Read More



Any instructor or trainer engaged in training riding club members at an AIRC activity must hold a recognised qualification or have suitable experience in accordance with rule, 4, e.  All instructors or trainers must also be familiar with the Associations grading structure. Read More

Become a Member


The Association of Irish Riding Clubs (A.I.R.C.) is an equestrian sports organisation with around 3,400 members registered to approximately 130 affiliated clubs located throughout the country. Each club belongs to one of eight regions within the Association. Read More

Dressage Tests


Looking for a dressage test?  Here we have links to all dressage tests available online and also a list of tests in use at our National Championships. Read More