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 45 - Valuations
The December Sale presented a mini case study in valuation when we saw three half sisters all benefit from a Gr.1 update on the eve of the sale. One made 360,000 another made 130,000 while the third made 40,000. The pedigrees were not identical as they were sired by Street Sense, Empire Maker and D...