Our Farm Residents

Our farm plays home to a a variety of Animals making Brambly Hedge Farm a unique learning environment for people and horses alike. If you have questions about any of the animals on this page please feel free to contact us

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At Bergin Equine we have a number of rescue ponies and we are proud to be associated with the Irish Horse Rehoming Program IHRP. We have adopted a number of horse from them and rescued some independently. If you are intrested in adopting from IHRP please contact them directly.

Criodh and Dove

We adopted "Crioadh" and Dove from IHRP (Irish Horse Rehoming Programme who save horses from slaughter) in IHRP. Crioadh is a gentle, nervous soul and one of the softest ponies out there with and is very tolerant of her mischievous daughter "Dove". "Dove" on the other hand is a bundle of attitude! While being a mere 2 foot tall in her mind she’s the size of a Clydesdale! This pair would warm the hardest of hearts and bring us so much joy and laughter on a daily basis.


Fawkes is and Indian Blue Peacock which originate in southern Asia. He is decended from a long linage of peafowl who have been bred in Mountainstown House, Co.Meath since the mid 1800s. Sadly the house is being sold and he is the last of the liniage, he and one other peacock. If you are interested in any of Brambly Hedge Farm peafowl please contact us.


We have a small flock of Aylesbury ducks. Providing hours of amusement for everyone on the yard. If you are interested in any of Brambly Hedge Farm ducks please contact us.


We have a small flock of chickens including rescued battery hens and Pekin bantums. In spring and summer the supply us with an endless supply of fresh free range eggs.. If you are interested in any of Brambly Hedge Farm ducks please contact us.


Tico, Jesse, Nell and Little Bear are the welcoem committee. Loving nothing more than clients who are willing to throw a ball! If you are interested in any of Brambly Hedge Farm dogs please contact us.


We have a small herd of pedigree Dexter cattle. Dexters are about half the size of a traditional beef steer infact they are the smallest of European breeds. They are thought to have come to Ireland with the celts. Our herd are the long leg phenotype rather than the short leg phenotype. All our herd are the rarer red strain rather than the more common black strain. If you are interested in any of Brambly Hedge Farm dexters please contact us.


Our herd of sheep have all come from our first bottle lambs and as such they are very easy to handle and tame. We breed them every year and we have limited availability for full and half lambs. If you are interested in Brambly Hedge Farm lamb please contact us.


We have two Tamworth pigs one of the oldest pig breeds and only Irish native breed. If you are interested in Brambly Hedge Farm pigs please contact us.

About Us

Bergin Equine's mission is to train using ethically sustainable principles. Our philosophy: "Ethical effective training achieving lightness through harmony" best represents our approach. As a BHS approved centre our ethos is closely aligned with the British Horse Society.

Our holistic approach is unique brining together the right experts to really deal with problems treating horses as individuals not using one size fits all solutions.