Adare is an amazing location which is surrounded by fantastic amenities. One of these amenities is the Limerick Racecourse which we visited recently. We were very fortunate to be given a tour of the entire facility and we learned all there is to know about horse racing! We met famous horse trainer Eric McNamara and one of his beautiful race horses. He patiently answered our wide ranging questions on horses! We were also very lucky to meet successful jockey Andrew McNamara who gave us a great insight into the life of a jockey. We finished the day with a ride on a race horse simulator and some of us proved to be natural jockeys!! The next famous female jockey will come from Our Lady's Abbey......you heard it here first!!!

A natural jockey!!

Meeting famous jockey Andrew McNamara!!

Trying out Andrew McNamara's hat and whip!!


Getting a lesson at the racecourse!!

Learning about the River Walk along the way!

Checking out all the birds and plants along the way!

Having a great day!

Getting tips from famous horse trainer Eric McNamara!

Learning all about the life of a jockey!

Picking up a few helpful tips for becoming a jockey!!

What a fabulous day!!

Getting her picture in an official racing programme!!
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