Luxury Accommodation ~ Private Functions ~ Riding Centre ~ Top Class Livery


Howberry Hills Stud and Riding Centre is a natural & unique equine estate offering natural, peaceful and precise care for horses and a safe peaceful environment for riders.

Equestrian Services

At Howberry Hills Stud and Riding Centre we offer top class Equine livery & coaching for all levels and ages of horses and riders. Our philosophy is that our horses are given the chance to live a life as close to their natural environment as possible with individual care and attention to each horse being paramount.

Top Class Livery

Howberry Hills Stud and Riding Centre offer top class, professionally run livery for competitive & non-competitive riders, horses and ponies.
We have large airy brick stables, kind, gentle groomsmen & more than 24 hectares of lush grazing.

Coaching & Training

Howberry Hills Stud and Riding Centre offers rider coaching & training from beginner rider up to competitive level in all disciplines including western riding, show jumping, dressage, equitation, cross country, showing, trail riding and more, under the expert guidance of Fran Schwarz. Fran can be reached on 079 754 4340.

World Class Breeding

Howberry Hills Stud is a young stud farm with the aim to breed Irish Sport Horses mainly for eventing, with the foundation for breeding & producing our horses being truly natural.

Unique Horse & Rider Training

Our horse & rider training is a unique & developing concept combining natural and gentle techniques with traditional training methods to achieve championship levels of showmanship. In other words, “Producing champions naturally”.

Focusing on a strong foundation between horse & rider, by developing balance, weight aids, lightness of hand and the correct use of the rider’s seat aids, the rider’s position & how it affects the biomechanics of the horse, a strong bond based on mutual trust between horse and rider develops.

Other Equestrian Services

Howberry Hills Stud and Riding Centre offers both stabled Livery and outside livery for competitive and retired horses,broodmares and foals, as well as horses in rehabilitation in our 24 hectares of all year round lush grazing along the Bitou River. Stallions are cared for in separate paddocks and specially adapted stables.

Coaching Clinics and Seminars

Howberry Hills hosts clinics from local and international coaches in all major equine disciplines as well as seminars for grooms, riders and instructors.

Backing and Training Horses and Ponies

Howberry Hills Riding Centre offers training of all horses from foal imprinting and backing youngsters, right up to competition level in all major disciplines with a kind and gentle, yet professional approach.

Selective Sales and Leasing of Horses

Howberry Hills Riding Centre offers top quality sport horses and ponies for sale to approved buyers and leases to approved riders.

Top Class Livery ~ Breeding of World Class Irish Sport Horses ~ Horse & Rider Coaching