About us

Welcome to Banner Equestrian Centre one of Ireland's top Equestrian venues in the West of Ireland, renowned for its outstanding arena surfaces in all weather conditions. A family run equestrian centre set in the Burren Region, Co. Clare Ireland since 1996. 5* Livery facilities for your horse/pony. We offer Retirement Livery Packages to suit every individual client. Our facility set in 100 acres of rolling countryside and secluded wooded areas in the Burren Region of County Clare is the prefect location for your Horse/Pony to enjoy retirement within a small herd. 
Our facilities include an Indoor Arena, two spacious Outdoor Show Jumping Arenas / Golden Ring and Platinum Arena as well as a large outdoor practice Arena / Premier Practice all constructed using the unique Fibre Fusion Surface by Equestrian Surfaces Ireland. Two fantastic colorful Grand Prix sets of fences by ProShowjumpsIreland. Official SJI (Show Jumping Ireland) events are held at the Centre regularly.
There are always many promising horses/ponies competing at the events. Some may be for sale. Banner Equestrian Centre won National SJI Centre of the Year Award in 2013, 2018, 2019 and 2021.
Lessons for clients with their own horses/ponies can be booked and are held daily. Instruction is given by owners Noel, BHSAI, HIS Register of Coaches, SJI National Course Builder and Safety Steward, Simone BHSAI, HSI Register of Coaches, Therapeutic Coach, SJI Senior National Judge, SJI National Course Builder and Safety Steward, FEI Judge.
It is also possible to rent any Arena for your own training or to train with your own freelance instructor/coach. Ring us to book your appointment in your chosen Arena.
Contact us if you are interested in joining our fantastic livery yard. Well situated superb facilities only 6 miles from Ennis Town Centre in County Clare. Full, part and DIY livery available. Airy, bright, warm and dry stables with automatic water feeders and rubber matting in the passage way/aisle. The stables have a wash bay, secure tack and feed rooms and a large shavings/hay store. Changing room, toilet and shower facility available. Livery clients have free access to our Premier Practice and Indoor Arena. The Golden Ring and Platinum Arena with Grand Prix Standard Showjumps as well as the 4 Horse walker with rubber matting, can be hired by appointment. There is local hacking on quite country roads and across fields, offering some of the most picturesque views. Follow us on Facebook or Instagram ‘Banner Equestrian Centre’ for any News and Updates. Find us on Google Maps ‘Banner Equestrian Centre’ for directions.

Noel & Simone Barry-Gloggner

Banner Equestrian Centre
Toonagh / Fountain
Ennis, Co. Clare
V95 XC95

Phone Noel  +353 (0)86 277 26 16
Phone Simone   +353 (0)86 850 60 25
E-Mail       info@bannerequestrian.com

Our Children Noelle & Kieran Barry

Our children Noelle and Kieren grew up at Banner Equestrian Centre in Ennis. Enjoing a childhood with horses, competing nationally and Noelle even internationally. 

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Facility Terms & Conditions

Competitions and Training

We want to uphold and maintain both quality and standards at Banner Equestrian Centre and expect our rider to do the same for the good of all our customers. Please make yourself aware of the the rules and regulations that are in place surrounding the various aspects of our competitions and training. We want to ensure all safety standard will be upheld while competitions or training are taking place at our facility.

Please read the following in order to familiarise yourself on the regulations we want our customers to uphold.

Time Keeping

Strict time keeping measures must be obtained when competing or training. When entering into a competition, please be mindful of your time and the starters list as if you are late you will forfeit your opportunity to compete. It is the judges decision if you will be allowed to jump out of order, but this may mean that you will not be competing for SJI points or prizes.

Warm up and Cool down

There are a variety of warm up and cool down arenas located around our facility.

During an event each competition ring has a designated Arena available for warm up and cool down.


We kindly ask everyone visiting Banner Equestrian Centre to please respect all aspects of our facility. A huge amount of time and effort has been taken to ensure you have a great time with us. So, please be mindful that you maintain clean and tidy standards during your time with us. All horse dropping must be cleaned up and all rubbish must be disposed of into the correct bin.

Any breakages have to be reported and will incur a replacement fee. 

Abuse & bullying

We will not tolerate any kind of unsocial behaviour or bullying at our facilities.

Abusive behavour during our competitions towards all competitors, judges, stewards and customers alike will not be tolerated. For any objections during a SJI competition please follow the SJI Rules on the SJI website.

Hire of Premises for your own Event or Training

If you are running an event at our premises, you need to have your own insurance in place, and supply Banner Equestrian Centre with a copy of your policy.  The facilities are used at your own risk, and you are responsible for your own safety and the safety of all other users on the day. Banner Equestrian Centre requires a copy of each individual competitors score sheet/offical SJI marking sheet for each competition held on the day. In the unlightly event of a very dry spell of weather and Arenas will have to be watered during your event an additional fee will have to be charged to cover drivers and fuel.

If you are giving or providing a lesson, You are obliged to have up-to-date insurance, First aid, Garda vetting and safeguarding certificates according with the HSI guidelines. It is your responsiblity to comply with the HSI coaching regulations while using our facility.

The arenas are used at your own risk, and you are responsible for your own safety and the safety of other users.

Any breakages have to be reported and will incur a replacement fee.

Waiver & Risk Advisory

  • Your choice to ride is voluntary.
  • All persons training at Banner Equestrian Centre must complete a Registration Form and read the rider's code of conduct & risk advisory, before their ride commences. Please read it thoroughly. Each Adult (18yrs & over) must complete and sign their own form. An adult must complete and sign the form for a minor (under 18yrs). It is your responsibility to make sure you have the Registration Form filled and handed in.

  • Children must be supervised at all times by a legally responsible person. Parents are advised not to leave your children
    unattended at any time during their stay at Banner Equestrian Centre.
  • You acknowledge and agree that you understand the nature of horse riding and it’s associated activities and the inherent risk involved in these activities including participation in any shows, training or schooling at our venue.
  • If you are teaching at our premises, or booking a lesson with a coach to be held at our premises, you are obliged to ensure that an up to date, current Qualification, Insurance, First Aid complying with the regulations according to HSI (HorseSport Ireland) is in place. We decline any responsibility if you fail to have these essential documents in place.
  • You acknowledge and agree that you understand the associated activities will include loading, unloading, leading, washing, grooming, holding and all other activities that may arise from participation at our venue.
  • You understand and you accept the high risk involved in riding, training and competing in shows.
  • You understand and you accept that horse riding can result in serious injury or death.
  • You understand it is your responsibility to insure that safety clothing and equipment such as helmets, back protectors and
    footwear, as well as tack on the horse or pony is appropriate and up to current standards and is worn when appropriate.
  • You confirm that you or the participant you are entering to partake at our venue is experienced, competent and in proper physical condition to participate at the level of competition/training chosen by yourselve.
  • You confirm that the animal that is being entered is suitable to partake in the activities and capable to compete at the level
  • You accept that it is your responsibility to walk courses and familiarise yourself with the protocols of the event or training.
  • Dogs or any other accompanying animals must be under the control of persons responsible at all times.
  • You acknowledge that you are also accepting the risk for ALL PARTIES, you bring with you or are associated with your participation at our venue in training or competition.

By completing an entry/or training booking transaction, you are aware of the “Risk” involved in horse riding and the associated risks in handing an equine. You have made the participant you are in charge of /or entering, aware of the risks and you acknowledge and accept the risk involved. If you are in charge of minors you will ensure they are supervised at all times. You agree you will not hold Banner Equestrian Centre, its Proprietor or their agents, employees or any representative person responsible for any accident, damage, injury (including shock or distress) howsoever sustained.