Friday, August 14, 2015


The annual Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show took place from the 5 – 9 August 2015 in the RDS complex in the heart of Dublin.  One of the top international equestrian events in the world, the Show is a wonderful day out for horse enthusiasts and families.  It has something for everyone!  From Live Music and Entertainment, award winning Crafts and Art Exhibitions, Children’s Entertainment, Fashion, Shopping Village with 300 stands, Restaurants, Bars and Snacks to the best in National and International  show jumping.

Highlights of the Show  this year included, the drama of the Land Rover Puissance featuring the famous ‘Wall’, the Longines International Grand Prix, the Aga Khan Challenge Trophy, the Longines Press Award for Elegance and over 100 national showing and show jumping classes.

The Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show is one of Ireland’s biggest annual sporting and social events which attracts 100,000 visitors both domestic and foreign!

Missed out on the show but still want to come to Ireland to experience life on a real equestrian centre and do some horse riding, Language Travel Ireland offers the opportunity to do its English & Sport Programme - Horse riding.  This gives the opportunity to live and study with your own private English teacher and his\her family but it also gives the chance to do horse riding lessons in a local equestrian centre.  It's the perfect way to combine an English course in Ireland with some horse riding!