Private lessons for adults and children can be provided by fully qualified staff and all levels are catered for. 

One hour private lessons are available five days a week from Tuesday to Saturday

Adults: €30 per lesson

Children: €25 per lesson

Due to high demand, lessons need to be booked in advance.  Lessons cancelled on day of lesson will be charged at full rate.


Butterfly Farm provide horse and pony transport on request.  Events catered for include Showjumping competitions, eventing, local hunts, hunter trials, pony club events and sales.

Competition preparation

Michael and Alma are both experienced,  qualified trainers and can provide coaching for

  • show-jumping
  • dressage
  • cross country
  • pony club exam preparation

Michael specializes in show-jumping training and can provide individual competition preparation for both horse/pony and rider to all  levels for adults and children.

Trainers will work with each individual to assess needs of rider and horse or pony and develop a customized schooling and coaching programme for required competitions.

Rates will depend on requirements and will be agreed in advance. 

Training Clinics

Butterfly Farm operate regular training clinics with national and international coaches.  Previously coaches included Jack Doyle, Francis Connors, Cian O'Connor, Captain Brian Curran-Courane, Heidi Hamilton, Clare Lambert, Dennis Flannery.