Welcome to The Irish National Stud
The Irish National Stud belongs to the people of Ireland but prides itself on being enjoyed and appreciated by visitors from all parts of the globe. Nowhere better symbolises all that is great about County Kildare, the beating heart of Ireland's thoroughbred industry, than the stud, a unique attraction of outstanding natural beauty that is home to some of the most magnificent horses and sumptuous gardens to be found anywhere in the world.
From horses to horticulture, the Irish National Stud offers you a unique experience that can be enjoyed at your own leisure or as part of a guided tour. Come to the Stud and share with us one of Ireland's true treasures.
Osblog Weekly musings from our CEO, John Osborne
Osblog 44 - Criteria
The first to blink decides the value of a horse. It is not the winning bidder but the under bidder who cries enough. In a year in which values of top level stock appreciated by 30%+ worldwide, it was impossible to predict when the blinking would start. At Tattersalls we saw some interesting biddin...