The Paddocks is closed on Easter Sunday April 21st 2019.
There are lots of exciting shows, and training events coming up. Whether your a novice rider looking for a fun day out on the beach or out on a cross country ride. Or maybe you are an experienced rider looking for show jumping shows all over Leinster, hunter trail competitions, training day's and a fun day out come into the office to see what's upcoming!
The Paddocks is closed on Easter Sunday, Monday April 1st 2018.
Easter Pony Camp
26th March 2018 -30th March 2018
2nd April 2018 - 6th April 2018
We will be running one of our ever fantastic pony camps the two weeks of the Easter Mid Term. Camp will be held Monday to Friday both half and full days available and is suitable for children 3 to 17 years of age. All riding standards and experience welcome. Children will be divided into groups accordingly. Jumping show on Friday afternoon for the campers to show off they're skills. Booking deposits required.
26th March 2018 -30th March 2018
BHS Stage 1 Training - Course to start end of April
Equine Tourism Exam Preparation - Course to start end of April
Kilmacanogue Horse Show 2017
Well done to all 22 riders who competed at the Kilmacanogue horse show
Ridden Class 13-16 A Style and Appearance 13-16 A Ridden Class 13- 16 B
1st Rachel Stephens - Dory 1st: Julia Coleman - Lucky 1st: Niamh Burke - Beau
5th Eimear Burke - Bella 6th: Eimear Burke - Bella 3rd: Bobbie Hickey - Savannah
5th: Eva Himpers - Tiffany
6th: Ellen Carroll - Sky
Style and Appearance 8-12 B Ridden Class 8-12 B Ridden Class 8-12 A
1st: Lara Ryan - Joey 1st :Lara Ryan - Joey 3rd: Jack Beausang
4th: Lily Nadir - Snowy 3rd: Lily Nadir - Snowy 4th: Maya Thompson
4th: Maya Thompson - Holly
Style and Appearance 13-16 B Style and Appearance 8-12 A
2nd: Bobbie Hickey - Savannah 1st: Maya Thompson - Holly
3rd : Alyona Francis - Shadow
Performance Hunter 60s Performance Hunter 80s Welcome to Dressage:
1st: Julia Coleman - Lucky 1st: Emma Babos - Chino 2nd: Lara Ryan - Joey
4th: Ellen Carroll - Sky 5th: Lily Nadir - Snowy
5th: Lily Nadir - Snowy
Pairs : Fancy Dress
B- 2nd: Emma Babos & Natali Keckesova 4h: Jessica Milmo Penny - Apachi
A- 2nd : Ellen Carroll & Alyona Francis
B- 4th: Lara Ryan & Kate Thompson
A- 4th: Maya Thompson & Rachel Stephens Obedient Pony
A- 6th: Juliette G & Jessica Milmo Penny 5th: Rachel Stephens - Dory
A- 7th: Lily Nadir & Julia Coleman
Flavours of Fingal 26th June 2016
Well done to everyone that took part in the clear round jumping. Brilliant riding from all.
Bellivor Horse Show
Paddocks Teams placed 1st, 3rd and 5th.
Killossery jumping show Saturday 26th March 2016
Well done to Emma Babos, Zara Kelly and Natali Keckosva that took part in the All Ireland Hunter Trials Championship
Carlow Hunter Tails - 6th March 2016
Well done to Zara Kelly and Robyn Furlong who came 3rd in the pre novice pairs and well done to Natali Keckesova and Sebastien Guillemet who came 6th in pre novice pairs
4th October Bel Air Hunter Trails
Open Singles 2nd Emma Babos - Abbey Pr e Novice Pairs
Novice Singles 2nd Emma Babos - Nero 3rd Robyn Furlong & Zara Kelly - Savanna & Pip
Pre Novice Singles 1st Julia Coleman - Rocky 6th Daisy Reynolds & Yvette Spain - Rocky & Magnum
4th Daisy Reynolds - Rocky
7th Natali Keckosova - Abbey
Class 30 : Performance hunter Class 10: obedient pony
2nd : Mäeva Lopez ~ chino A: 3rd : Lily Nadir ~ Snowy 4th : Dominique Jones ~ Conan
Class 1A : First Ridden : 1st : Dominique Jones ~Conan B: 4th : Natali Keskesova ~ Joey
2nd : May Thompson ~Sparkie 5th : Emma Babos ~ Nero
Class 5A riding class 10-12 years of age Class 5B 11-15 years of age
2nd : Julia Coleman ~ Rocky 1st : Natali Keskesova ~ Joey
3rd : Robyn Furlong ~ Divo 2nd : Emma Babos ~ Nero
4th : Niamh Burke ~ Shadow 3rd : Rachel Keenan Dillon ~ Lucky
6th : Rachel Stevens ~ Kelly 4th : Eva Himpers ~ Ebony
Class 6A pairs riding class Class 6B pairs riding class :
1st : Mäeva Lopez ~ Chino & Robyn Furlong ~ Divo 1st : Emma Babos ~ Nero & Natali Keckosova ~ Joey
2nd : Zara Kelly ~ Pippin & Candace Jones ~ Lady 4th : Sophie Nugent ~ Tilly & Rachel Keenan Dillon ~ Lucky
3rd : Julia Coleman ~ Rocky & Lily Nadir ~ Snowy
4th : Isabella Romoli ~ Quirkie & Maya Thompson ~ Sparkie
5th : Daisy Reynolds ~ Holly & Abbey Carroll ~ Misty
Class 8 Style & Appearance
1st : Emma Babos ~ Nero
3rd : Natali Keskesova ~ Joey
4th : Mäeva Lopez ~ chino
6th : Eimear Burke ~ Chester
9A Riding Class 10-12 years of age 9B riding Class 13- 15
1st : Mia Hanlanwade ~Apachi 3rd : Zara Kelly ~ Pip.
6th : Lily Nadir ~ Snowy
Brittas Bay Summer Gymkana
1st Emma Babos on Nero 3rd Emma Babos on Nero
2nd Lauren Doyle on Ebony 5th Lauren Doyle on Chino
3rd Daisy Reynolds on Holly
5th Abbey Carroll on Prince
4th Lauren Doyle on Chino 2nd Aurelie Demont on Lucky
5rd Lauren Doyle on Ebony
Paddocks June Bank Holiday Show Jumping 2015
1st - Emma Babos and Aurelie Demont 1st - Julia Coleman
2nd - Beth Sweeney 2nd - Rachel Stevens
3rd - Robyn Furlong 3rd - Grace Sandys
4th -Heather Roche Griffin 4th - Vera Krill
Paddocks June Bank Holiday Cross Country 2015
1st - Emma Babos and Nikki Frei
2nd - Julia Coleman
3rd - Lara Ryan
4th - Rachel Stevens
5th - Lily Nadir
6th - Niamh Murry
St Patrick's Day Team Classic Challenge 2015
1st -Team no. 12 - The Paddocks Prancing Paddies
2nd - Team No. 8 - The Paddocks Trotting Treasures
4th - Team No. 4 - The Paddocks Superstars
5th - Team No. 9 - The Paddocks Shamrock Shetlands
6th - Team No. 11 - The Paddocks Cantering Clovers
Congratulations to everyone placed and a big congrats to all the members of the winning team. Well done to everyone that competed. It was a great day, so many clear rounds. All riders and horses and ponies were a amazing. A big thank you to Denise and Mrs C for another great winning day.
February Advanced Pony Camp
Congratulations to Eva Himpers and Lara Ryan coming 1st in they're classes in the advanced pony camp show.
Bank Holiday 27th October - Perpetual Team Challenge
1st- Paddocks Monster Mash
2nd - Paddocks Gremlins
3rd - Paddocks Spookers
4th - Paddocks Galloping Ghosts
5th - Paddocks Freaky Frankensteins
25th October - GreenValley Team Classic
Congratulations to Lorraine O'Mear, Geraldine Dunne, Pascaline Albin and Yvette Spain for winning first place in the GreenValley Riding Club Team Classic. Great job ladies.
Kilmac Show 2014
Well done to everyone that took part. Lots of rosettes were brought home. Riders and ponies looked fantastic. Thank you to all the supporters and helpers. It was a great day out.
17th March 2014 - St Patrick's Team Challenge
1st - The Paddocks Posers
2nd - The Paddocks Green Angels
3rd - The Paddocks Flyers
5th - The Paddocks Crackers
6th - The Paddocks Prancers
Well done to everyone that took part, everyone rode fantasticaly well. A big thank you to all the supporters.
28th October 2013 - Perpetual Team Cup Challenge
Congratulations to everyone who took part in the team jumping challenge. You all did fantastic!!!
2nd - The Paddocks Little Angels
3rd - The Paddocks Rave from the Grave
4th - The Paddocks B Headed
5th - The Paddocks Lost Souls
6th - The Paddocks Ghost Riders
A very special well done to Sinead Dargan who won the Pumpkin Challenge
Sunday 13th October 2013 - Hunter Trials, Bel Air, Co. Wicklow
2nd Pre Novice Pairs - Adele Collins (Heather) and Sofie Holland (Bart)
Well done to Adele Collins (Heather) and Sofie Holland ( Bart) winning 2nd in the pre novice in Bel Air. Horses and riders are over the moon. Lauren Doyle and Lucky both entered they're first hunter trials and blazed clear in the pre novice. All at the Paddocks are so proud of Lucky. Well done to everyone that took part.
Saturday 21st September 2013 - Hunter Trials, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow
2nd Pre Novice Pairs - Trish Cosgrove (Spirit) and Majella Howard (Monatana)
3rd Pre Novice Pairs - Adele Collins (Heather) and Natalie Roche Griffin (Diego)
4th Pre Novice Pairs - Yvette Spain (Abbey) and Sophie Nugent (Diego)
3rd Pre Novice Singles - Majella Howard (Montana)
Wow!! Fantastic results from all. Congrats eveyone to took part. What a great day!!
Saturday 6th September 2013 - Hunter Trials, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow
3rd Pre Novice Singles - Majella Howard (Montana)
Congratulations to Majella and Montana, you were both amazing out there.
Boswell Gymkanna 30th September Results
Riding Class: 1st Emma Babos - Ralph
2nd Lydia Magee - Cassie
3rd Sophie Holland - Bart
4th Grace Johnston - Sparkie
Pairs Riding Class: 1st Lydia Magee and Emma Babos
Obedient Pony <10 Class: 3rd Emma Babos - Ralph
Obedient Pony >10 Class: 1st Lydia Magee - Cassie
2nd Sophie Holland - Bart
3rd Grace Johnston - Sparkie
Fancy Dress: 2nd Emma Babos - Ralph
Clear Round 60cm: Lydia Magee
Clear Round 70cm: Lydia Magee
Well Done to all that took part!!! You all did amazingly well today!!
Special thanks to Denise and Mrs C for all they're help on the day!!
Kilmacanogue Summer Show 28th July Results
Aoife Conway, Flash - 1st Ridden Class
Nicole Hughes, Freckles - 2nd First Ridden
4th Obedient Pony
4th Style and Appearance
Maeva Lopez, Ralph - 3rd Obedient Pony
3rd Style and Appearance
Lauren Doyle, Merlin - 2nd Style and Appearance
10th Ridden Class
Lydia Magee, Prince - 6th Ridden Class
6th Style and Appearance
Klaudia Sz, Divo - 2nd Style and Appearance
Emma Babos, Pip - 1st Style and Appearance
3rd Fancy Dress
5th Ridden Class
Eileen Connors, Star - 2nd Lead Rein
Pascaline Albin, Chino - 2nd Pleasure Horse over 15hh
Cait Lynch, Glen - 7th Pleasure Horse over 15hh
Lily Farrell and Lydia Magee, Bebe and Prince - 1st Pairs Riding Class
Tinahealy Summer Show 6th August
Clear Round Jumping
Lydya Mcgee Placed 1st in The Phealan Cup
Boswell Summer Show11th August
Show Classes and Clear Round Jumping
(Lots More Shows and events to be added)
We host the best birthday parties in Dublin!
All sorts of Parties for adults or children catered for. We can cater for up to 30 children at any time whether total beginners, advanced riders or a mixture. The birthday boy or girl will get a rosette as a reminder of their very special day at The Paddocks. With one hour riding you can choose from a one hour riding lesson, a one hour walk in the mountains (being led if necessary) or half an hour lesson followed by half an hour walk in the mountains. Afterwards the children can groom the ponies or play pony games until its time for food. Menu includes pizza, crisps, sweet and soft drinks or juice served in our heated party room. Balloons, party table cloth, etc provided. Prices from 30 euro per child and adults can join in the fun or sit back and let our fully qualified capable staff do all the work while parents can enjoy a coffee in front of the fire.
Full Package - €38 per child
1 hour horse riding in the arena or mountains, stable management (grooming ponies, leading, etc), food and use of the party room.
Part Package - €35 per child
1 hour riding in the arena or mountains, stable management ( grooming, leading, etc) and use of the party room
Basic Package - €30 per child
1 hour horse riding in the arena or in the mountain
**** Discount for larger groups of 10 or more riders.
Basic care and management for first time buyers
This course deals with everthing you need to know, catch and tack correctly, how to treat minor aliments, when to call dentist and so on.
Pony Play Session: €35 for 1 hour and 15min
A fantastic and fun way to introduce children to the exciting world of ponies. Available from 3 years of age, children are encouraged to safely enjoy one of their first pony experiences with our qualified staff at the Paddocks. Children get an introduction into safely handling and grooming and a half hour riding lesson.
For just €35:
15 min Intro and Pony Prep (meet and great instructor, etc)
20 min Grooming and Handling
30 min Pony Riding Lesson (lead rein)
10 min Post lesson after aftercare (untacking, etc)
Ring for further details.
Pre Hunting Courses
To get you ready for the next fun step.
These are run through the forestry in our own back yard. Be prepared for beautiful scenery and exciting terrain.