Horse arena

National Horse Sport Arena


The Sport Ireland National Horse Sport Arena is a multi-use Olympic-standard Equestrian training facility.



Individual scheduled sessions at the Sport Ireland National Horse Sport Arena are available to book online - HERE

For exclusive bookings, please email

Please note the following important information:

- You cannot visit the Horse Arena unless you have booked and paid online. Do not enter the grounds under any other circumstances.

-Sessions cost €15 per horse for 45 minutes.

- The Facility will be open Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays.

- Please carefully read the terms and conditions (HERE) when you make a training booking.  You will be asked to make a Covid 19 self declaration during the booking process. 

 - The participant agrees to be bound by the protocols, policies & procedures of Sport Ireland Facilities DAC as provided/published.

- No more than 4 horses will be permitted in the facility

- Please respect social distancing rules for staff and others

Horse arena

The 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.

About the National Horse Sport Arena

  • This is an elite Training venue

  • Full set of show jumps is available

  • There are 10 upgraded stables on-site

  • A Full Car Park with lots of space for horse boxes/Lorries available

Horse Sport Arena

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.


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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.

  Price Venue Status
Price Per Horse Per Hour €15 Shared Arena
Exclusive use of venue per hour €80 Exclusive use of Arena
Daily Rate Please Contact Bookings Team Exclusive use of Arena