Belline Estate Equestrian Centre Kilkenny was formed in 2005. The club is based in the Piltown area in South Kilkenny, and is part of the AIRC South East Region, one of 16 clubs in this region. Although based in Piltown, being on border of 3 counties, the members are from Counties Waterford, Kilkenny and Tipperary. The Club uses the facilities at Belline Estate in Piltown for lessons and trainning. In the past they have been to Mount Juliet and Warrington Equestrian Centre in Kilkenny, Lake Tour Stables and Stonehaven EC in Waterford and Calliaghstown EC in Kildare.
Grennan College Equestrian Centre Kilkenny is situated in the beautiful Nore Valley countryside of Thomastown, Co Kilkenny, a vibrant town with an expanding commercial, industrial and educational base. The College was a pioneer in the area of Equestrian Studies when it originally opened in 1978, and has continued to develop to meet the particular needs of the horse industry.
Mount Juliet Estate Equestrian Centre Kilkenny is one of the most impressive equestrian centres in the country. With two arenas including one International size arena, an American style barn, an exhilarating cross-country course, 18 miles of bridleways, a new set of show-jumps and a new stock of ponies and horses, Mount Juliet offers the rider the best possible experience in all types of riding.
Warrington Top Flight Equestrian Centre Kilkenny is run by the Moloney family who have been involved in all aspects of the horse industry for many years, and have competed internationally in showjumping and eventing. The centre has excellent facilities and carries approval from the Association of Irish Riding Establishments. Warrington has a wide choice of horses and ponies on offer to suit every standard of rider. At present, the centre has two large arenas one indoor and one outdoor. In additional, there are also two grass arenas for summer use. A purpose built cross country course has been constructed along the river back and includes a variety of natural and man made obstacles. The other facilities include a coffee shop and canteen, changing rooms with showers and toilets.