About us

Clonfert_Enterance3The Flood Family have resided at Clonfert House & Stud since 1748 and horses have been an integral part of life on the farm for the majority of the 260 years.

The present owner’s father trained a string of National Hunt horses from the early 1930’s  until the early 1950’s having major success winning the ‘Galway Plate’ with a horse called Derrinstown.  The following season finishing 3rd in the Aintree Grand National. He also trained more than 100 point to point winners.

Hunters and Ponies have played a major part of the operation since then.

It is our ambition to ensure the best facilities are available to promote and develop young and experienced riders.


Nessa Maguire, Aileen Flood, Emma McCauley & Lucy Sturgeon qualified BHS Level 3 aswell as Occupational First Aid, Child Protection and  Equine First Aid.

Freelance Instructors

There are a number of freelance instructors that are available at Clonfert Equestrian . Capt Geoff Curran (Eventing), Capt David Martin (Showjumping) and Sandra Blake Farrell (Dressage)