ITM Irish Stallion Trail

The ITM Irish Stallion Trail is an annual showcase for the Irish thoroughbred breeding industry, with stallion farms across Ireland opening their doors to breeders, racing professionals, and racing fans on two days in January of each year.

The ITM Irish Stallion Trail 2020 will take place on Friday January 10 and Saturday January 11 2020.

Please register by filling out this form. Visitors are asked to register for information purposes. Registration is however mandatory for those wishing to visit Coolmore Stud.

There is no charge for the event and visitors are free to visit the studs when they wish based on the stud opening hours. Visitors are required to organise their own transport to the various studs.

Over 25 stallion farms will be participating in the Trail, which is now in its sixth year. Studs participating in the Trail in 2020 include Ballylinch, Boardsmill, Castlehyde, Coolmore, Derrinstown, Gilltown, Irish National Stud, Kildangan, Rathasker, Rathbarry & Glenview Studs, Yeomanstown, and many more. Some of the world’s greatest stallions of both the Flat and National Hunt will be on display, including multiple champion Flat sire Galileo (IRE), leading National Hunt sire Kalanisi (IRE), multiple Group 1 sire Dark Angel (IRE), and four-time Ascot Gold Cup hero Yeats (IRE). There will also be an exciting group of new stallions to be viewed, including Royal Ascot hero Blue Point (IRE), Classic winner Phoenix Of Spain (IRE), and the globe-trotting Joshua Tree (IRE).

In launching the ITM Irish Stallion Trail 2020, Alex Cairns of ITM, said: “The ITM Irish Stallion Trail is a unique opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the greatest stallions on the planet. Irish-bred horses consistently hit the heights on the global stage and much of this success is down to Ireland’s top-class stallions and the farms that they call home. We encourage as many people as possible to register through the ITM website and support a hugely valuable Irish industry.”

Contact ITM at +35345455668 or [email protected] for further information and enquiries.

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  • Stud Listings

    Studs on the ITM Irish Stallion Trail

  • Route Planner

    Plan your trip

  • Registrations

    Register for the ITM Irish Stallion Trail