• Buying

    The global reputation of the Irish thoroughbred brings buyers from over 35 countries to our shores every year.

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  • Breeding

    Ireland is renowned as a producer of strong, sound, athletic horses.

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  • Racing

    Ireland is home to many elite trainers and jockeys and hosts prestigious races at its many quality tracks.

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  • ITM Irish Stallion Showcase

    A virtual tour of over twenty of Ireland's outstanding stallion farms.

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  • Meet The Team

    Learn more about the ITM team members and how they can assist you.

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Proudly promoting Ireland as a centre of excellence for all things thoroughbred

  • 2020 Cheltenham Festival
    12 of the 14 Grade 1 winners bred or trained in Ireland

  • The ratio of thoroughbreds to population in Ireland is around 50 horses per 10,000 people.
    Australia is next at 28 horses

  • Record 300 Group/Grade 1 wins
    for Aidan O'Brien

  • Ireland is the
    3rd
    largest producer of thoroughbreds in the world
    and has the third highest number of active broodmares

  • In 2020
    8 of the top 10 highest rated 2yos

    in Europe were bred in Ireland

  • In 2020
    Eight of the top 10 stallions in Europe

    stood in Ireland

Hall of Fame
Hall of fame

Discover the legendary horses and trainers.