14th Lancelot Award Winners
Congratulations to our Lancelot Award winners who received their awards recently.
Connolly's Red Mills Show Jumping Championships
Sunday 14th July 2019 at Mullingar Equestrian Centre (Pic: sagittarianphotography.eu)
Riding Clubs Festival 2019
Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th June 2019 at Mullingar Equestrian, Co. Westmeath
Irish Sport Horse Industry Best Website 2019
The Association won the award for Best Website at the 2019 Irish Sport Horse Industry Awards at The K Club (Image: Bit-Media)
Horseware Team Show Jumping Championship 2019
Details of this years championship is now available.

Latest News

National Office to close for Easter break

Please note that National Office will be closed for Easter on Good Friday, 19th April and will re-open at 9:30 am on Tuesday, 23rd April 2019.

Read More

Advisory note regarding horse registrations ahead of 2019 busy period

Members are advised to ensure that their horse(s) are registered ahead of entering any upcoming team championship qualifier and the Riding Clubs Festival.

Read More

Watch! AIRC wins Best Website Award at the 2019 Irish Sport Horse Industry Awards

The Association of Irish Riding Clubs won the Best Website Award at The Irish Sport Horse Industry Awards in association with TheraPlate Ireland on Saturday night.

Read More

See all posts...



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



Lost your membership card? Need a copy of the current rule book? Take a moment to browse our online shop for these and more. 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