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Silverpines runs a range of equestrian training programmes for clients across a range of disciplines including show-jumping, dressage, polocrosse and general riding for all levels of rider experience with horses available to hire as needed.

Ruth Shanahan has extensive experience on the show-jumping circuit having competed up to 1.40m level and having trained on a regular basis with leading coach Jack Doyle over a substantial period of time. Ruth applies this experience in her show-jumping coaching and training to enhance and improve the performance of both horse and rider.

Dressage training is available from owner manager, Ruth Shanahan, to assist riders in making horses supple and soft thereby enhancing performance and well-being. Ruth has trained with leading dressage coach in Ireland and internationally, Niall Quirk, and employs the experience gained in her dressage training for clients.

All polocrosse training programmes are run by James Smyth. James has over 15 years experience in polocrosse having played in numerous international polocrosse competitions and coached a number of players to the top level. James has a different perspective and approach and has a proven track record in player development at all leve

General riding lessons are available from Ruth Shanahan. Whether you are a first time rider, returning to riding after a number of years out of the saddle or simply an experienced rider looking to improve riding ability, Silverpines can provide general riding lessons to meet your individual needs.