Safeguarding

The Association of Irish Riding Clubs (AIRC) is committed to creating and maintaining the safest environment possible for all young people and vulnerable adults who wish to participate in AIRC activities.

We are fully committed to safeguarding the well-being of all athletes. Every person should at all times, show respect and understanding for participants’ rights, safety, welfare and conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of the organisation and the guidelines contained in Horse Sport Ireland’s Code of Ethics and Good Practice for Youths and Vulnerable Persons in Our Sport.

Code of Ethics and Good Practice for Youths and Vulnerable Persons in Sport

The Association is fully committed to safeguarding the well being of all athletes.  Every person should at all times, show respect and understanding for participants’ rights, safety, welfare and conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of the organisation and the guidelines contained in the Code of Ethics and Good Practice for Youths and Vulnerable Persons in Our Sport.

Codes of Conduct

Policies & Procedures for Young People

  • Anti-Bullying Policy
  • Disciplinary, Complaints and Appeals Procedures

HSI Safeguarding Training Policy

Useful Forms

Child Safeguarding Statement

Safeguarding Courses

Horse Sport Ireland runs courses at its office in Naas throughout the year.  Click here for further information.

Local Sports Partnerships (LSPs)
There are a number of Local Sports Partnerships across Ireland who also provide safeguarding training through Sport Ireland. To find a Sports Partnership near you please click here.

 

Safeguarding Links

Safeguarding & Garda Vetting Policy

View the Association's Safeguarding and Garda Vetting policy:

Contacts

Association of Irish Riding Clubs

National Children's Officer (NCO)

Elaine Dunne

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 045 854 555

 

Horse Sport Ireland

National Children’s Officer/Designated Safeguarding Children’s Officer

Ciara Gorman

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 045 854 524

 

Garda eVetting

For further information on Garda eVetting or to apply via Horse Sport Ireland

Click here