Irish Thoroughbred Country

Welcome to Ireland, The Land Of Horses

There is a country where real gold doesn’t clink, it shimmers in the sun and neighs at night. A place where one horse can carry thousands on the race of their lives, and anyone can be a winner, even just for a day. A place where among the fertile flatlands of Ireland’s most luscious pastures, the winds of haven below between two ears. 
Ireland’s global reputation as a leader in the breeding and racing of the Thoroughbred is long established. The Irish Thoroughbred Country exclusive experiences provide an unparalleled chance to immerse yourself in the heart and passion of Irish racing and breeding. These handpicked array of captivating visitor experiences and attractions where you can meet the key figures responsible for upholding the global acclaim of the Irish thoroughbred; the breeders, the trainers, the jockeys and the unsung heroes.

A world of wonderful experiences

For over 2,000 years, horses have woven themselves into the rich tapestry of Ireland’s cultural heritage. They embody the very essence of the Irish narrative, transcending time as mythical symbols and present-day Thoroughbred Champions. Now, an extraordinary opportunity awaits as we unlock the gates to a world rarely seen. 
Whether you would like an action-packed three-day itinerary, a corporate day out, Family-friendly fun or some team building, Thoroughbred Country has tailored offerings to cater to your needs and desires.

The Experiences on Killashee’s Doorstep:

  • Irish National Stud- The Irish Racehorse Experience 
  • Punchestown- Ultimate Race Day Experience
  • The Curragh- Behind the Scenes & Ultra Luxe Experience 
  • The Curragh Plans- History & Horses
  • Goffs
  • Berney Bros
  • Johnny Murtagh Racing 
  • Naas Racecourse 
  • Jessica Harrington Racing 
  • Kildangan Stud
  • Racing Academy (RACE)
Our connection to the timeless equestrian crafts of riding, breeding, and shows is both long-held and long-cherished. Along with this comes close relationships with the excellent equestrian centres nearby.
  • Abbeyfield Farm
  • CoilÓg Equestrian Centre
  • Dunbyrne Equestrian Centre

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