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Family fun at Dublin Horse show RDS

By damian, Friday, 29th January 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: Festivals, Family Fun, See & do Dublin.

Family fun at Dublin Horse show Wednesday July 20 - Sunday 24th July 2016

The 143rd Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show will take place at the world famous RDS in Ballsbridge, Dublin.

As one of Ireland’s largest sporting, social and family events, the Show is the highlight of the summer and each year welcomes thousands of visitors from Ireland and abroad. Celebrating Ireland’s affinity with the horse, the Discover Dublin Horse Show features the finest show horses and national breed horses as well as top national and international show jumping.

Set within the majestic 42-acre Royal Dublin Society site, the Show offers visitors a truly unique insight in to living Irish culture within a city environment and delivers an unforgettable day out for visitors to the city.

Highlights of the Show include international and national equestrian competitions, cultural experiences including the national RDS Student Art and Craft awards, excellent shopping, tasty food offerings in our restaurants, bars and cafes, live music, daily entertainment and family fun at the Kids Zone.

For those interested in style and glamour, the premier style event ‘Ladies Day’ will take place on Thursday 21 of July and includes fantastic prizes for best dressed ladies and gentleman.  For more information visit

Irish National Stud www.daytoursunplugged.ieThe Dublin horse is one of Ireland's biggest annual sporting and social events and the 2016 event will feature the Land Rover Puissance featuring the famous 'Wall'; the Longines International Grand Prix; the popular FEI Nations Cup for award of the Agan Khan Challenge Trophy; over 100 national showing and show jumping classes; and the Blossom Hill Ladies Day on 8th August.

While visiting Dublin contact us to arrange a fantastic private day tour from Dublin to the Irish National stud. Equestrian lovers are truly in for a treat and the show remains a true and challenging test for the 1,500 horses that turn out to contest the competitions and classes at a variety of levels and across the different disciplines.

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