The Sport Ireland National Horse Sport Arena is a multi-use Olympic-standard Equestrian training facility.


Situated in the picturesque surrounds of the old walled garden of Abbotstown House, the Arena is designed as a High Performance Training Centre for Showjumping, Dressage, Carriage Driving, Pony and Eventing.


Sand Arena:

The 100m x 55m Arena is a sand fibre mix replicating the London 2012 Olympic Arena. The sand mix is made from a unique blend of multi-washed sand blended with 3 types of polypropylene fibre and a synthetic binder to provide the true footing of the future. The surface is proven for the full range of Olympic and Paralympic disciplines and is endorsed by the FEI.


Grass Arena:

The 121m x 32m Grass Arena is 70mm Ameliorated sand/topsoil mix on 120 mm topsoil on an accompanying pattern of mole and slit drains. The natural grass arena will be used for high performance training purposes for Showjumping, Eventing and Dressage.


About the National Horse Sport Arena


  • This is a an elite Training venue

  • Full set of showjumps is available

  • There are 10 upgraded stables on-site

  • A Full Car Park with lots of space for horse boxes/Lorries available


Book now:


01 6464 320 (Mon – Fri 9am to 5pm)





If using Google Maps to direct you here set it to National Aquatic Centre. Then follow instructions from Security Guards to the Horse Sport Arena further down on Campus. If you set it to National Horse Sport Arena it might take you via a gate that remains closed at all times. 



National Horse Sport Arena

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Sport Ireland Campus,

Snugborough Road, Blanchardstown,

Dublin 15

Tel: +353 1 6464300



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