Festina Lente Mission Statement


Festina Lente provides a unique range of equestrian and horticultural activities, training, recreational events and employment services (options) with a strong emphasis on social inclusion, choice and personal development.


Festina Lente Vision


To create a welcoming environment where we can deliver the very best, training, recreational events and employment services tailored to an individuals needs in order to support them to achieve their full personal and vocational potential.


Festina Lente Statement of Purpose


Festina Lente Enterprises provides a range of equestrian, horticultural and community based learning, leisure, training, recreational and employment services. All our activities confirm either to the standards for Adult Day Services and Pre-vocational training as set out by the Health Services Executive, Social Enterprises as set out by the Department of Social Protection, Vocational Training as set out by the Department of Education and Skills and Equestrian Center management as set out by and Association of Irish Riding Establishment and activities relating to all other relevant and statutory requirements.


Festina Lente Values 


Welcoming – We are open to everyone and welcome without exception each person who comes to us.
Dignity – We treat everyone with dignity irrespective of their background or abilities.
Progressive – Our staff strive try to ensure that the services provided meet the highest international standards.
Dedication – Our staff are dedicated to responding to individual needs and provide world class services for those who need us.
Ethical Horse Welfare – Horses are key to our success. Their well-being is a priority both during and after their working lives.