Let the horses capture your heart and mind by getting a unique insight into their daily lives. Each tour will stop off at either a racing yard or a stud farm, providing you with a unique experience at one of the listed areas of interest below.County Kildare is renowned worldwide as the Thoroughbred County for its ability to produce some of the finest pedigree thoroughbred horses. Kildare is approx. 45 minutes south of Dublin City and well within reach to comfortably spend a day visiting some of the finest Stud Farms you will find anywhere in the world.With access to all the training facilities / the famous Curragh Racetrack “home of the Irish classics” which has recently undergone a 100M redevelopment. Access to Friarstown Stables / Gilltown Stud / Moyglare Stud / TRI equine shop and grounds / Curragh Beag stables, the home of ” Sea The Stars “Locally is the Irish National Stud & Japanese Gardens, a “True Ireland treasure”.
09:00 From Dublin, heading southbound down the refurbished M7 highway and very quickly into the County of Kildare.
At the National Stud you will be met & greeted by their front of house staff to direct you to the start of this wonderful True Irish Treasure Tour.
13:00 We will break for lunch locally or in the Stud Coffee shop or restaurant.
14:00 We will drive the short distance towards the Curragh plains looking over the rolling hills at the Curragh training facilities and see horses working on the different surfaces. We will be visiting local Stables and Studs in the area with plenty of time to take photos and meet local trainers & staff.
A visit to the Curragh Racetrack is a must with plenty of time to stop off at the famous shopping facility Kildare Outlet Village.
17:00 return to Dublin or your place of choice to be dropped off.
Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, chosen address.
Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, chosen address.
Upon arrival you will be greeted personally and conveyed in our Mercedes E Class Sedan or if your party exceeds 3 passengers, MPV Class 6/7/8 Seater vehicle available. (Please request a quote) Fully insured, air conditioned, In-Car WiFi, Mobile charging units, complimentary Water, umbrella’s, field Glasses, binoculars.