Course #1010
Course NameEnglish Plus Horse Riding
Course TypeSummer Junior Language Programme + Sport
Lessons per week15 lpw ( Standard )
Tuition TypeStandard group
Agefrom 11 to 17
CertificateDiploma on completion of course
Included in the price
  • Study materials

    Welcome kit, use of textbook

  • Transport Costs to and from the School

    if not walking distance and to and from the School's activities

  • Booking fee
  • Activity and Excursion Program

    One full-day excursion is included per week on Saturday or Sunday to places of historical or cultural interest outside Dublin. Entrance fees, guides and transport to and from all activities are included.

    2 evening activities per week (if staying with host family), 7 evening activities per week (if staying in a residence)

    A programme of activities may include: City Orientation and Visit to an Irish Pub, Introduction  to Gaelic Sports, Emerald Chat Zone, Introduction & Worksheet Preparation, Trinity College & The Book of Kells, Irish Dancing Workshop, Sport/Film, GAA Museum & Croke Park Stadium,  Treasure Hunt, Irish Music, African Drumming, Themed Disco.


2 - 4 weeks
15 English lessons per week
+ 10 hours of horse-riding lessons (Monday to Friday) per week
1 lesson = 60 minutes
Maximum class size: 15 students
All levels from beginner to advanced

Our School is delighted to offer students a programme of English language tuition combined with horse-riding lessons in one of Irelands largest equestrian centres- Carrickmines Equestrian Centre or Thornton Park Equestrian Centre.

The Carrickmines Equestrian Centre is located in South Dublin, easily accessible from all school's junior summer centres. Professional instructors provide coaching in indoor and outdoor arenas and the centre’s extensive farmlands provide an ideal location for trekking and cross-country riding.

This centre boasts some of the finest equestrian facilities in Ireland which include:
    * Outdoor Menage (100m x 50m) which is one of the largest all weather equestrian arenas in Ireland
    * Floodlit Outdoor Sand Arena used for a wide range of activities from show-jumping to polo- crosse to dressage.
    * Floodlit Outdoor Arena (50m x 30m)
    * Indoor Arena (40m x 20m)
    * 80 acres of farmland (for trekking & cross country).

Thornton Park Equestrian Centre is a purpose-built, modern equestrian centre situated on 30 acres of grasslands in an idyllic North Dublin setting. The facilities include an Indoor Arena, two floodlit outdoor arenas and stabling for 50 horses. Thornton Park is certified by the British Horse Society and is conveniently located close to our Marino College Centre.

English Language Tuition: Expert English language tuition providing interesting and challenging lessons to all young learners at all levels, from beginner to advanced.
    Course materials are specially selected for each age group and the focus is on helping students to communicate effectively in written and spoken English. In addition to the use of the textbook, teachers provide supplementary materials from a variety of sources including magazines, newspapers, CDs, DVDs. Classes also include an introduction to the cultural part of the programme.


You can also see other summer camp programmes at Emerald Cultural Institute in Dublin (all for 11-17 year-olds).

At Marino Institute Campus:


School & Location

Emerald Cultural Institute. Marino Campus for Juniors.

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