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Take lessons with your own horse at Banner Equestrian Centre

Ennis, Co. Clare

Horse Riding

Banner Equestrian Centre is a family-run venue in the Burren in County Clare. Their facilities include an indoor arena, two spacious outdoor show jumping arenas, and a large practice arena. These were constructed using the unique Fibre Fusion Surface by Equestrian Surfaces Ireland.

The centre regularly holds official SJI (Show Jumping Ireland) events. There are always many promising horses/ponies competing at the events that are often for sale.

Banner Equestrian Centre won the National SJI Centre of the Year Award in 2013, 2018, and 2019.

Lessons for clients with their own horses/ponies are held daily and can be booked. Instruction is given by owners Noel (BHSAI, HIS Register of Coaches, SJI National Course Builder and Safety Steward) and Simone (BHSAI, HIS Register of Coaches, Therapeutic Coach, SJI Senior National Judge, SJI National Course Builder and Safety Steward).

It is also possible to rent any arena for your own training. Ring the centre to book your appointment in your chosen arena.

Contact them if you are interested in joining their livery yard.

Good to Know

Participation fees: Fees apply.

Open months: Open year-round.

Suitability for younger children: Ideally suited.

Cool for kids: All ages with their own ponies or horses.

Toilet facilities: On-site.

Rainy days: Mostly outdoor

Amenities: Indoor arena 20 x 40m, three large outdoor arenas, 27 stables, horse walker, and viewing area.

Parking: Car and coach parking on-site.

Details are subject to change. It is always advisable to check the opening dates, times, prices, and other information on their website or directly with the activity before visiting or booking. 

About Ennis


Ennis, the lively capital town of County Clare, is a picturesque and historic market town with its origins dating back to the 13th century.