Why Become a Member?

Join the Irish Horse Board Co-operative Society for €10 for your first year’s membership (€35 to renew after year one) and avail a wide range of benefits including:

  • DAFM ACRES scheme (below)
  • Voting rights in IHB elections
  • Access to IHB member events
  • Member discounts

Existing Members

If you renewed through our online portal in 2023 you can sign in to your IHB member account, to renew for 2024. You can also update your details, view or download your ACRES letter from your IHB account page.

Don’t have an account with Irish Horse Board?

You can pay for your 2024 membership or previous years arrears online and we will create an IHB member account for you. Alternatively download the renewal form and post it to us.


Agri-Climate Rural Environment Scheme

As part of Budget 2024, announced Tuesday, October 10th, funding for the agri-environmental scheme increased by €40 million. This will bring the total allocation for the scheme to €200 million for 2024. The minister announced that Tranche 2 of ACRES will open for applications in the “next few weeks”. Don’t wait, join the Irish Horse Board to meet the membership requirements for equine participants of the scheme.

Irish Horse Board Member Discounts