From August, 5th to the 9th, 2009 the Fáilte Ireland Dublin Horse Show will take over the entire RDS complex in the heart of Dublin. One of the top international equestrian events in the world, the Show is a wonderful day out, offering something for everyone - whether you are a horse enthusiast or not!
Take a seat in the Main Arena and watch the best international showjumpers compete. Shop ‘til you drop in the exhibition halls with over 300 trade stands offering everything from aromatherapy to yo-yo’s. Sit back and enjoy the company of friends in one of the numerous food outlets, restaurants and bars around the RDS. Enjoy the entertainment on the Band Lawn stage. Enter Ladies’ Day and win a prize to the value of €10,000. Visit the Exhibition of work from Ireland’s leading craft designers and award - winning up-and-coming student artists. Cheer on the teams in the high speed Hunt Chase. Or simply rest your elbows on the rails of the Showing Rings and soak up the atmosphere.
One of the highlights of the Fáilte Ireland Dublin Horse Show is the Nations' Cup, the Samsung Super League with FEI, Ireland, for award of the Aga Khan Challenge Trophy in association with Fáilte Ireland. The four best rider/horse combinations from eight countries around the world battle it out in this elite competition which takes place at eight international venues. The Fáilte Ireland Dublin Horse Show will be the sixth time these eight countries meet.
Ireland won the Nations Cup in 2004
Great Britain was victorious in 2005
Germany was victorious in 2006
Germany was victorious in 2007