We are the Governing Body of Riding Centres
AIRE is an affiliate of Horse Sport Ireland and recognised as the governing body of Riding Centres by Failte Ireland and the Department of Agriculture, Food & Marine.
Riding Centres who wish to be approved by AIRE can fill out the form and subscribe.
Riding School Instruction
For Riding School Instruction Approval the Owner, the Manager and all Instructors require a minimum of BHS Stage 2 Complete or the new Horse Sport Ireland Level 1 NPC/NDC Coach or Irish Pony Club B+/Foundation Coach Teaching qualifications with current First Aid Responder certificate.
All of the above categories require current First Aid Responder, Safeguarding 1 and Garda Vetting from Horse Sport Ireland. The Children’s Officer in each centre requires Safeguarding 2. The Designated Liaison Officer requires Safeguarding 3. Providers of courses in your county can be found