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Kinsale Equestrian Centre

Cippagh, Kinsale, Ireland
Recreation & Fitness



KEC consists of a riding school, livery yard and trekking options. We have a large indoor arena (60m X 40m) and qualified BHS instructors. Welcome to Kinsale Equestrian Centre
Kinsale Equestrian Centre consists of a riding school and livery yard. The riding school caters for all levels from beginner – novice – intermediate through to advanced level and for both children and adults.  Private and group lessons are offered. Full livery service provided in a comfortable secure environment.

The centre boasts one of the largest indoor arenas in Ireland (60m X 40m). The arena is floodlit. The centre has an outside hack/trek/trail over 40 acres of grass land overlooking the Bandon river. The centre offers riding lessons with fully qualified BHS instructors.

Horse Riding Lessons
Children the age of 5 years and older are welcome to ride at Kinsale Equestrian Centre. The school is open Monday through Saturday. Children’s lessons begin after school hours during the week and run all day on Saturdays.

Kinsale Equestrian Centre offers horse and pony trekking around 60 acres of grassland, overlooking the Bandon river, and around the Kinsale area. Whether you are an experienced rider or a beginner, we have horses and ponies to suit all ages and abilities.

Livery Service
Kinsale Equestrian Centre offers a top class full livery service with excellent stabling and facilities.

Horse Riding Summercamps
Fun packed children’s camps are run during the school holidays throughout the year.

Groups & Parties
Adult camps can be arranged for company corporate/team building days and other groups on request



These are pretty cool.


Please be informed that there is no gymkhana this week. The next one is scheduled for April, the 7th. Hope to see you then!

Things Only Horse Riders Understand

Things Only Horse Riders Understand

11 of the most annoying horse things ever - Horse & Hound

Some of these can be sooooo irritating.

Millstreet Horse Show

Doodle 4 Google

One of our young riders is a finalist in this years' Doddle4Google competition. She and her school friend are in contention to win a much needed €10k Tech grant for their school. One of them is KEC rider 7 year old Juliette McIntosh - we would appreciate if you could take a minute to vote below as many times as you can every day for the next week. And spread the word! Thanks so much! 🐴 Please vote for Doodle4Google #kinsale finalists Juliette McIntosh & Archie O'Callaghan

Hong Kong International Airport 香港國際機場

Talk about service and pampering

Horse Dimension

Start of 2017

We continue on from last year with more hacks, happy faces and lots of learning. Kids are enjoying hacks when the sun is out but we had hail, rain and winds as well, which kept us in the arena. Time for spring to arrive.

Start of 2017

Passing through

If you have been on one of our hacks/treks, which we offer for visitors, and someone was taking photos, then this is the right place to find them! Hope you had a lovely time. And please feel free to give us feedback, a review on tripadvisor or rate us on this page. Thanks.

Passing through

Slight boomerang obsession, here using Phantom

Slight boomerang obsession, here using Phantom

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A gently motherly touch.


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