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 Members can avail of discounts on other boodstock Insurance by contacting any of the following:

Wright Insurance Brokers, Wexford, Tel: 0539155600

Nicholas Molloy Insurances Ltd , Co Meath, Tel: 018251000 

 BBA Ireland, Co Kildare, Tel: 045877227

Emerald Bloodhorse Insurance, Co Kildare, Tel: 045484880

Sweeney Walsh & Associates & Equestrian Insurance, Co Tipperary, Tel: 0526186882

 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.

Hospitality Marquees

Members Marquee at Punchestown and Galway Festivals, also Pretty Polly Stakes day at The Curragh.

Chetenham Festival

Discounted ticket rates for ROA Marquee at Cheltenham Festival

Deauville August Race Meetings

Free admission and access to owners area at a numbe of race meetings in Deauville during its August Festival.


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