Roscrea Equestrian Centre, Ireland

Roscrea Equestrian Centre, Ireland

  • Hi, my name is David Maher, welcome to Roscrea Equestrian Centre.  

    We are based in Co. Tipperary, Ireland and we  offer the following:

    · SJAI-affiliated weekly show jumping competitions for international and national horses and riders 
    · Guided trail riding and trekking
    · Horse and pony hire
    · Riding lessons for children and adults
    · Livery and Horse training

    The facilities of Roscrea Equestrian Centre consist of the following:

    22 acres of land -  One 20,000 sq.ft. indoor arena -  One 15,000 sq.floodlit outdoor arena -  One 30,000 sq.outdoor arena

    26 stables -  One tack room, One feed room, One feed barn -  One bedding barn -  One large car park

    Indoor show jumping course -  Kitchenette -  26 horses and ponies.


  • The following activities are available in the centre:

    • Pony Camps are run each year in July. 
    • Riding Lessons (Kids and Adults) – includes jumping, dressage and cross country
    • Show Jumping Ireland Leagues
    • Dressage Ireland Leagues and  Riding Club Leagues
    • Trail Riding and Trekking
    • Arena Hire (above clubs and pony clubs)
    • Professional Riders (school horses)
    • Horse and Pony hire

    Professional Services

    While kids activities are a significant and important part of our offering, we also cater for professional riders.

    As well as hosting professional leagues we make the centre available for schooling horses as well as activities such as Polo Training.

    The photo on the left shows a polo team using the centre to practice for an upcoming match, the team use the centre on a regular basis and find it an invaluable facility.

    David Maher

    The owner of Roscrea Equestrian Centre is David Maher,  David has been involved in the equestrian business since his youth.

    He successfully completed a 2 year equestrian course at Grennan College, Thomastown and  sat his BHS (British Horse Society) examinations in 1996 and successfully achieved B.H.S.A.I.

    The picture on the left shows David and Garrison Guy in the 4 Year Old final of the National Championship Coil Óg 2011.

  • Roscrea Equestrian Centre, Ireland

    Golden Grove,Roscrea,

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  • Roscrea Equestrian Centre was established in 2002 by its owner David Maher. It is affiliated to The Show Jumping Association of Ireland (SJAI) Registration Number - 738565. It is open to the public and provides a comprehensive range of equestrian services and activities to approx. 6000 people per annum.

    The centre has a 20,000sq.ft. indoor arena, stabling, tack, tack rooms, feed barns, two outdoor arenas, show jumping fences, horses and ponies.

    It is located in Golden Grove, Roscrea which is approx. 1 mile from Roscrea town centre. The heritage town of Roscrea, Co. Tipperary is strategically located in the Midlands and lies adjacent to the confluence of the M7, N7, N62 & M8. Roscrea is an an area of superb natural beauty, ideal for anyone who wishes to experience an activity-based holiday.

    Tipperary is internationally recognised as “The home of the horse” and consequently the area attracts a large number of equestrian tourists annually.