The 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. Allow us to unveil the remarkable humans and majestic horses responsible for our world-renowned Thoroughbred Industry. 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.

Unlock the gates to a world rarely seen

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Tipperary Thoroughbred Trail

A Tour Through Tipperary’s Rich Equine Heritage, including a private tour of Fethard Horse Country Museum, a private tour of Coolmore Stud Farm with Cashel Palace Hotel’s Equine Concierge, your dedicated personal guide.

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Tipperary Forge Museum of Hidden History

While exploring wonderful Tipperary and enjoying the rich racing history of the county, a visit to Tipperary Museum brings to life the stories of past generations and captures the essence of a county in Ireland’s thoroughbred story.



The Jessica Harrington Racing Experience

Prepare to embark on an exclusive behind-the-scenes journey that will leave you breathless with excitement.



The Irish Racehorse Experience

Since the Irish began telling stories horses and horse racing have been at the heart of our culture. The enduring question has always been who has the fastest horse? Journey through the history of horse racing.



The Irish National Stud - Private Tour

Following a welcoming reception by the stud’s friendly staff, visitors are met by their experienced guide. First, they are introduced to the stud’s founder, Colonel William Hall Walker, to learn the part he played in shaping the grounds in the early 1900s.

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The Curragh - Ultra Luxe Experience

Horse racing professionals are obsessive, passionate people, completely consumed by what they do. This obsession is driven by a deep love for the thoroughbred horse, surely one of nature’s greatest creations.

Curragh Racing - William Hill Autumn Festival, The Curragh Racecourse, Newbridge, Kildare 25/9/2021
Ben Coen on Magniffico (blue and gold silks) wins GAIN The Advantage Series Nursery Handicap
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The Curragh - Behind the Scenes

‘Where Champions Are Made’ describes the globally iconic Curragh Racecourse in Co. Kildare, Ireland’s premier racecourse and home to over 1,000 racehorses in training on the Curragh training grounds, just a 30-minute drive from the centre of Dublin.

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Racing Royalty

Immerse yourself amongst world famous racing royalty and follow in the tracks of legendary breeders, trainers, and thoroughbred horses during this exclusive equine excursion.

Josies Orders gives Nina Carberry her last career winner when taking the Dooley Insurances Cross Country Chase.
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Punchestown - Ultimate Race Day Experience

People make Punchestown and we look forward to welcoming you to this iconic, award-winning sporting venue that is steeped in history. Renowned for its wonderful friendly welcome and vibrant atmosphere, Punchestown...



Kildangan Stud - Foal to Fame

Experience a detailed and personal guide-led walking tour of the historic Kildangan Stud and estate with access to some of the world’s top thoroughbred stallions. See a selection of those stallions and new-born foals (seasonal) and its state-of-the-art horse facilities and private museum.



JP Murtagh Racing

Join us on the Famous Gallops of The Curragh with one of Ireland's top trainers. Guests will be welcomed at Fox Covert Stables by trainer Johnny Murtagh and his wife Orla who will give you an insight into the daily training of the renowned Irish Thoroughbred.

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Irish National Stud - General Tour

Join a scheduled public tour of the stud with unlimited time to explore the gardens and grounds. Visitors are free to stay as long as they wish post the guided visit. Many visitors stay for 2-3 hours, or longer.

Family Fun Day out


Irish National Stud - Exclusive Experience

Join our senior management for an experience of the entire farm. Includes a behind the scenes stud and gardens guided experience, the Irish Racehorse Experience and food offering.

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Fethard Horse Country Experience

Located in the heart of the Golden Vale, the FHC Experience offers visitors the opportunity to discover the rich culture, heritage and history of the region. Part of Ireland’s Ancient East, this interactive experience examines the relationship between...



Crossogue Equestrian

Hosted by Crossogue Farm owner, Mark Molloy, and his team, this immersive day of horse riding and racing will give you an insight into the world of racing from the viewpoint of an owner/trainer.

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