"Irish National Stud" County Kildare by Sprucebeer

County Kildare Travel Guide: 36 reviews and 142 photos

Land of Thoroughbreds

This page is really about the Irish National Stud.

Established in 1946, it's thoroubreds command respect on race tracks all over the world.

The land there has been breeding ground for thoroubreds since 1900. First owned by Colonel William Hall-Walker and then under the British Crown as the British National Stud in 1915 until handed over to the Irish Government.

  • Last visit to County Kildare: Sep 2002
  • Intro Written Aug 6, 2006
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    Oct 3, 2007 at 3:06 PM

    Thanks for the tips - we were only able to go on a quick tour the night we were there!

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