RDS Dublin Horse Show

The RDS Dublin Horse Show, an iconic equestrian event, will be held from August 14 to 18 at the RDS Showgrounds, located in the heart of Dublin, Ireland. Considered one of Ireland's biggest sporting, social and family events, the RDS Dublin Horse Show attracts over 110,000 visitors each year from all over Ireland and beyond.

With almost 150 years of history, this 5-star equestrian show celebrates Ireland's affinity with the horse. It showcases the very best in sport horse breeding, nurtures future equestrian stars and promotes show jumping to the highest standards.

The highlight of the event is undoubtedly the Rolex Grand Prix, to be held on Sunday August 18 in the RDS Main Arena. Offering one of the best grass competition tracks in the world, the Dublin Grand Prix, first held in 1934, has a rich history. Equestrian legends such as Eddie Macken, John and Michael Whitaker, Nick Skelton, Jessica Kuerten, Lauren Hough, Bertram Allen and Kent Farrington have all made their mark on its prestigious record of achievements.

The RDS is a social impact organization whose mission is to inspire, enable and promote positive change. The RDS Foundation offers programs, scholarships and activities throughout Ireland in five priority areas, including equestrianism. The RDS Dublin Horse Show is the flagship event of the RDS Foundation program.

Attend the Rolex Grand Prix, the must-see event and flagship of the Rolex Series, and experience the excitement and magic of riding at its best.

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Pat Hanly - RDS Dublin Horse Show Director Pat Hanly - RDS Dublin Horse Show Director

Quote from the organizer

The RDS Dublin Horse Show is delighted to be part of the Rolex Series. The RDS is committed to promoting top-level competition at the Dublin Horse Show; we do this by attracting the world's best riders to compete at the highest level in front of the world's most enthusiastic audience.

François- Xavier Boudant, Grand Prix winner in 2023 with Brazyl du Mézel François- Xavier Boudant, Grand Prix winner in 2023 with Brazyl du Mézel

Quote from the latest winner

It was my first time in Dublin and it was incredible. I was privileged to win the Grand Prix 5* title in 2023, the best of my career, in front of a passionate and incredible Irish public. The atmosphere is fantastic