Activity: Basic Riding Instruction

Wednesday, 11 November 2020 13:17

Coachford Equestrian Centre

Located in Co Cork
Monday, 04 July 2016 11:14

Kilkieran Equestrian Farm

Kilkieran Equestrian Farm is a small family run riding school just 5 miles outside Kilkenny City.
We provide mainstream Horse Riding Lessons in small groups for children from the age of 4 in our 25 x 40 outdoor sand arena.
We organise camps packed with funfilled activities in every school holiday.

We specialise in Therapeutic Horse riding, riding for people with special abilities on a one to one basis from as young as 2 years of age.
The benefits of riding on a bareback pad with a roler are fascinating!  We have a sensory woodland trail and farm tracks where you can enjoy the stunning views of Kilkenny.

You are welcome to have a look and enjoy the tranquility of our lovely farm. 

Located in Co Kilkenny
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 00:00

Country Cottage Stables

Country Cottage Stables is a private boutique AIRE (Association of Irish Riding Establishment) riding school, conveniently located close to Dublin, just off the N11 in Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow.
We specialise in providing private one on one and small group horse riding lessons from novice to advanced riders. Whether you are a seasoned rider or getting back in the saddle, we have the riding programme for you!

Our riding instructors are fully qualified and passionate about teaching and take pride in looking after our clients in a fun, safe, confidence giving environment.
We provide well-schooled horses for all levels of horse riding, matched to your individual needs.
Excellent hacking/trekking facilities are also available with access to beautiful forest and mountain trails as well as estate riding in the magnificent Kilruddery Estate.

Check out our short video on YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6z6aXAnOvv8

 

 

 

Located in Co Wicklow
Monday, 18 August 2014 00:00

Rag Tree Equine Assisted Learning Centre

Rag Tree Equine Assisted Learning Centre provides a range of services which involve horses.  We offer Therapeutic Horse Riding, Equine Assisted Learning, Recreational Horse Riding and Fetac accredited programmes.  We are based in Kilmuckridge (30 mins from Wexford, Gorey and Enniscorthy). 

We believe our setting is key to the success of our programmes. Our centre is dedicated to therapeutic interactions with horses and this means that the participants experience is central to everything.  Up to this point we have worked with a variety of groups and age profiles including at risk youths and young people deemed to have fewer opportunities (socio economic disadvantage, family breakdown, risk of early school leaving etc) ASD and people with a variety of additional needs.

Located in Co Wexford
Monday, 22 February 2010 00:00

Kingsford Equestrian Centre

Kingsford Equestrian Centre is a family run equestrian centre situated only 5 minutes from Wexford town.

We are at the heart of Forth Mountain, an area of forestry and open heathland stretching for thousands of acres with stunning panoramic views of the east coast and the scenic Blackstairs Mountains.  Whether you are just a beginner or an advanced rider we can offer you a highly enjoyable and memorable experience.

Located in Co Wexford
Monday, 22 February 2010 00:00

Tipperary Mountain Trekking Centre

Located in the unspoiled North Tipperary uplands, Tipperary Mountain Trekking Centre is an easy drive on the new M7 and M8 from the big cities. Our one and two hour off-road treks are through scenic mountain pastures filled with wildflowers and containing archaeological features from prehistoric times onwards, as well as a local legend or two. Our five and seven hour treks include a visit to a gourmet pub where both you and the horses will be fed and watered. Bring cameras because the views are spectacular on all our treks!

We give riding lessons for adults and children, focusing on building confidence and balance in the saddle and having fun. We have long-term and overnight livery facilities for horses. We train youngsters and problem horses and hold an ‘Outstanding Horsemanship' award from Irish Natural Horsemanship.

We provide residential horsemanship courses and riding holidays for novice and experienced riders using our on-site luxury farmhouse accommodation. We also hold children's pony camps with residential and non residential places throughout the year

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Tipperary-Mountain-Trekking-Centre/124428658182

Instagram: #tipperarymountain

Located in Co Tipperary
Monday, 22 February 2010 00:00

Island View Riding Stables

Riding on a beautiful sandy beach....make your dream come true! Suitable for all the family, beginners or experienced riders, young or old. Groups are welcome and can avail of discount rates.

 Trekking options range from a 30 minute lead rein trek for young children or a 1 hour beach ride right up to a full day trail ride.   We offer a special island ride to our private island for experienced riders.  Lessons either private or in small groups.
On a visit here you will meet a variety of pets, free range chickens and Rossi the miniature Stallion.  We offer aselection of equestrian holiday options, including a short break with Hotel or B & B accommodation and a weeklong selfcatering holiday right beside the stables.

We have Ireland's only registered Centered Riding®(Sally Swift) instructor - level 2
AIRE Approved.
Opening Times 9 am to 6 pm, all year round.
Session Prices: Hourly rate is €25.00 for Children and €35.00 for Adults

Directions: Situated along the Wild Atlantic Way, on the N15, between Grange and Cliffoney village, 15 km north of Sligo, 10 km south of Bundoran.
Eircode: F91N4T1
Telephone: (071) 9166156 / (086) 1956615
Facebook page : www.facebook.com/islandviewridingstables Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Website: www.islandviewridingstables.com:

German: www.reiteninirland.de

French www.irlande-a-cheval.fr

Located in Co Sligo
Monday, 22 February 2010 00:00

Ashford Outdoors Ltd

 

Imagine getting on your horse and riding straight into a 3000 acre forest, steeped in history and heritage. The Ashford Castle Estate once home to the Guinness family and millionaires playground in the 19th Century, plays host to underground rivers, caves, castles, towers, abbeys and ringforts, as well as some of Irelands oldest species of wild life, red squirrels and pine martins.

At Ashford Equestrian Centre (located beside Irelands island village, Cong on the Mayo/Galway border, 45 minute drive from Galway City and Westport) we aim to give you a local insight to the history and natural features that abound. Whether you are a cautious beginner, or a veteran of the saddle and fancy a fast canter with breath taking lakeshore scenery, we can cater for you.

We have bred Connemara ponies and Irish draughts for over 25 years in this family business and they feature heavily in our stables. Half and full day trail rides are available as well as lessons in our outdoor and indoor arena. We can provide bike hire, archery and clay pigeon shooting on site.

There is a wide variety of accommodation stretching from hostels to a 5 star hotel within walking distance.

 

Located in Co Mayo
Monday, 22 February 2010 00:00

go! trekking! Equestrian Holidays

go!trekking! at Westport Woods Hotel & Spa has the best possible combination of great trekking, excellent accommodation and plenty to do while you're not riding and for partners.
The hotel is located on the outskirts of the award winning heritage town of Westport, between the mountains and the sea. Just perfect. Our three night special break includes two treks - on the beach, splashing through the Atlantic ocean and on the Skelp, around the foothills of Croagh Patrick and woodland tracks.

Our horses aren't typical trekking stock, they're sport horse and cob types, some homebred, and all full of character. One of our most popular activities is beach riding. It's a dream of so many horse riders to canter through shallow waves on a sandy beach and we're happy to be able to make that dream come true. We're lucky to have many beaches to choose from, some at the foot of Croagh Patrick, others (for longer treks) further out into Clew Bay.
Of course the most unique feature of our equestrian holidays is the combination of quality riding with excellent hotel accommodation, complete with leisure centre, swimming pool and spa.

Adventure activities in our grounds are another option for our guests. We are also close to the lovely town of Westport and the picturesque Quay area. This makes equestrian holidays at the Westport Woods ideal for riders and partners alike. Plenty to do for everyone.

The hotel welcomes guests with a roaring log fire and is a great base for riders and non-riders alike. An award winning leisure centre, spa with outdoor hot tub and all day food in the equestrian-themed Bench Cafe Bar all combine for a winning formula. The Westport Woods is proud to be Ireland's greenest hotel.

3 night equestrian break: 3 nights bed and breakfast, 2 evening meals, 2 hour Skelp trek (mountain riding), 2 hours beach riding, full body massage. Only €399pps from January to June.
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Phone 098 25711098 /25811 to book.

Located in Co Mayo
Monday, 22 February 2010 00:00

Drumcoura Equestrian Centre

Drumcoura Equestrian Centre offers Western Horse Riding:


The Equestrian Centre has the largest indoor arena in the county and three outdoor arenas, stables for 30 horses, a horse walker, a round pen, trail and gallops.

Facilities at Drumcoura include a  restaurant and bar, tennis court, row boats and fishing from our jetty and a range of self catering timber frame houses.

Located in Co Leitrim
Monday, 22 February 2010 00:00

Dingle Horse Riding

Welcome to Dingle Horse Riding. Set on the dramatic and beautiful west coast of Ireland, we specialise in two hour, half and full day rides and week long riding holidays for experienced riders, taking in all the beauty and exhiliration of the mountains and beaches the Dingle Peninsula has to offer.

We also offer one hour mountain rides for novice/beginner riders. We have a range of fit, responsive and well-cared for horses from 14.2hh to 17hh, mostly Irish sporthorses, but also draught, cob, appaloosa and a clydesdale. We are able to cater for riders over 12 years old, and under 15st/210lb/95kg.
Please visit our website www.dinglehorseriding.com for more information, and www.dinglehorseriding/blogspot.com for photos, or to leave comments if you have ridden with us in the past.

Located in Co Kerry
Monday, 22 February 2010 00:00

Killarney Riding Stables

At Killarney Riding Stables we offer 1 hour, 2 hour and 3 hour trail rides.
All our groups go into the National Park in Killarney, which can boast being, the largest and oldest National Park in Ireland.  We ride through the Knockreer Demense, North of Lough Lein, (the largest of the three lakes in Killarney) and take in views of Ross Island, along with panoramic views of Innisfallen Island  and the McGillycuddy Reeks Mountain Range.  The Kenmare Estate and the majestic mountains surrounding Killarney will all be appreciated.

All rides are supervised by guides with special care taken of nervous or beginner riders.  We cater for all levels of riding experience (walk, trot and canter depending on each individual's ability), and riders are grouped according to ability.

 

 

Located in Co Kerry
Monday, 22 February 2010 00:00

Slieve Aughty Riding Centre

Welcome to Slieve Aughty Centre in the west of Ireland.  We are a family owned and operated equestrian and activity centre offering riding holidays, hourly treks, riding lessons, cross country training, English Language instruction, party and conference facilities, organic food, cycling and walking trails and more.  Approximately 50 km east of Galway City and adjacent to more than 50 miles of forest and quiet country lanes, immerse yourself in the tranquillity and beauty of Ireland’s landscape. We cater for the novice and advanced rider; and with over 30 horses and ponies, you are sure to find one that suits.

Adjacent to more than 50 miles of forest trails and endless country lanes, Slieve Aughty Riding Centre offers some of the best trail riding in all of Ireland. Explore new landscapes every day on a week long trail holiday, or book a trek by the hour and spend a relaxing afternoon on a quiet, safe horse or pony. Find out why the Irish horse is so special as our experienced mounts easily navigate steep inclines, boggy fields, rocky paths, river crossings, tangles of vegetation and more. Bring the camera to capture the incredible scenery.

For more advanced riders, get out of the arena and challenge yourself on our cross country course!  Covering over 20 acres, the cross country course presents a variety of obstacles, including water jumps, ditches, walls, drops and combinations, all over varied terrain.   Bring your own horse or hire an experienced Irish hunter and enjoy!  If riding lessons are desired, our qualified instructors can guide you in the large all-weather sand arena or on the cross country course. After your ride sip a hot tea or cool pint in our cosy restaurant, where we serve up organic food from our own garden. For your comfort, toilet, locker and changing facilities are available for all guests.

An eco-friendly centre, Slieve Aughty makes every effort to minimise our impact on the environment, from biodegradable cleaning agents to chemical free pasture management.

Established in 1986, Slieve Aughty Centre is AIRE (Association of Irish Riding Establishments) and Failte Ireland, and BHS approved.

For more information, contact us! We love to hear from you and look forward to helping you create your next family adventure.

Located in Co Galway
Monday, 22 February 2010 00:00

Greenacres Equestrian Centre

Located in Co Donegal
Monday, 22 February 2010 00:00

Ashtree Stables

Ashtree Stables is a family run centre positioned at the base of the rugged hills of Donegal. Our route overlooks stunning views of Mulroy Bay whilst riding either alongside or through the mountain. Whether you are an experienced rider or a novice wanting to try some horse riding on your holidays we can accommodate you!  We have a varied selection of horses and ponies of different sizes who love getting their photo taken as a memory of your experience!  Our stables are based on our farm so whilst you are with us you will also meet our resident donkey ‘Eeyore’ and our ferrets ‘coffee’ and ‘cream’.

Visit our Facebook page and see our video of our stables and route, or you can contact Dominick for more details on 0749153312 or 0862202052.

Located in Co Donegal
Monday, 22 February 2010 00:00

Donegal Equestrian Centre

Situated 1 mile from the centre of Bundoran in the beautiful North West coast of Ireland is the perfect choice for all your horse riding .
We have direct access to Tullan Strand where you can ride for miles along the beach and sand dunes. We offer instruction in riding, pony camps, school holiday activity days, beach & trail rides suitable for all levels of rider.
The centre has a wide range of horses and ponies from 11hh - 17hh to suit all abilities.

Younger riders have the opportunity to join our Young Riders Club with lots of regular riding, lectures, progressive tests and shows to take part in.

If you wish to improve your riding we have an indoor and outdoor arena where you can take lessons with our resident BHSAI. Packages can be tailor made to suit your requirements. Discounts available for group and regular bookings.

Trail Riding holidays from 1 – 7 days. Visit us on the web at www.donegalequestriancentre.com for full details Lots of photos and news on our facebook page www.facebook.com/donegalequestriancentre.com Or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/DonegalEC Watch videos at www.youtube.com/user/DonegalEquestrian/feature=mhum

Located in Co Donegal
Monday, 22 February 2010 00:00

Glen Aire Stables

Located in Co Cork
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