The Association of Irish Racehorse Owners, Promotes and Protects the Interests of Irish Racehorse Owners.

Membership Benefits

Third Party Liability Insurance
All AIRO Members receive automatic third party liability insurance cover up to a limit of liability of €6.5 million.

The cover applies to damages (including costs) that a member may become legally liable to pay as a result of any accident or injury to a third party and/or their property.

This insurance is in excess of any other more specific insurance.

Terms and conditions apply – see summary of policy.

Other Insurances
AIRO has an arrangement with Wright Insurance Brokers, Wexford, whereby members will be granted special discounted rates on other insurances.
Contact Wrights: Tel: 0539155600- 

 Discount on Racing Post Photos

Racing Post is offering AIRO members 20% discount on all photos purchased from Racing Post Photos.
Racing Post photographers cover all racecourses in Ireland and the UK and has a comprehensive archive of racing photos. This facility affords members the opportunity to purchase photos for their own use or to pass on as a gift.

Discount on Advertising Horses for Sale is an online thoroughbred catalogue for buying and selling horses and is offering AIRO members 20% discount if they advertise their horse for sale on endeavours to assist small to medium sized owners sell their horse in a cost effective and time efficient manner.

Discount on Golf Green Fees

Rathsallagh Golf Club, Dunlavin, Co Wicklow offers a discount on green fees to AIRO members. Contact Tel: 045403316. Web:

Other Discounts
On occasions throughout the year AIRO negotiate special race day packages for members.
Details of these will be posted on our website under News and Events.

Active Voice in Irish Horse Racing
Members have an active voice in Irish Horse Racing through representation by Council Members on the board of HRI and other committees.
In addition members can contact the AIRO manager, Aiden Burns, withany queries they may have in relation to racehorse ownership.    - Contact Tel:  045878173