Activity: Facility Centre

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Ballinasloe Facility Centre

Located in Co Galway
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Tuesday, 30 August 2011 00:00

Oakwood Stables

Oakwood stables is a family run yard located in the beautiful Redcross County Wicklow.   At Oakwood Stables we provide children's riding lessons, pony camps, competition training and riding holidays to both Irish and International students.


Our wonderful facilities include a large all weather sand arena, cross country course and the fully residential Oakwood Lodge.  Our fabulous location while only 1 hour from Dublin and ten minutes from Wicklow town, offers the perfect opportunity for relaxing forest hacking.


For more information please visit www.irishponies.ie or www.facebook.com/oakwoodstableswicklow

Located in Co Wicklow
Tuesday, 14 June 2011 00:00

Ballylanigan Equestrian Education Centre

Ballylanigan Equestrian Education Centre nestled below Slievenamon in Co Tipperary (near to Mullinahone) is a family run Centre catering for riders with their own horse/pony.  We believe in coaching in a very relaxed atmosphere.  We offer coaching in dressage, jumping, cross country and side saddle.
We prepare candidates for BHS, Pony Club and Riding Club Exams/ Tests.
Competition preparation for Dressage, Eventing, Showing and Side saddle a speciality.  There is an outdoor arena with sand/rubber surface which is carefully maintained.  There is a small Cross Country course with water and banks.
We have a fully equipped lecture facility with projector and screen for Power Point Presentations.  All wheelchair friendly with shower and toilet.  Small kitchen for catering.
We host the Area IPS show each summer and produce horses for competition.  All the facilities are available for personal coaching or for hire.
All coaching by Faith Ponsonby BHSI (Regd), BET RL, MA, H.Dip Ed.

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

Broomfield Equestrian Centre

Broomfield Equestrian Centre is a family run Centre with lots of individual attention to clients, beautiful scenery in the heart of Irish countryside.

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

Brennanstown Riding School

Brennanstown Riding School is one of Ireland’s best known equestrian centres and is located just off Junction 7 of the N11 (Bray/Enniskerry exit) and approximately 30 minutes drive from Dublin.
The School is Association of Irish Riding Establishments and British Horse Society approved.
Open all year round and providing top class facilities, the Riding Centre offers qualified instruction for all standards (Adults and Children) from novice to competition riders, either in the large indoor school or outdoor sand arenas. All lessons are taken by qualified and experienced staff. We pride ourselves in providing a safe, fun and relaxed environment for all our clients to learn and progress in.
Cross Country Ride and Treks, ranging from one to two hours, are available and will take riders through the beautiful Hollybrook and Killruddery Estates, providing stunning views of Dublin Bay and the Wicklow countryside.
During the Summer and school holidays, 3-day camps for children are run on a regular basis. Here again the emphasis is on learning through fun with the objective of broadening the child’s experience and knowledge of ponies, thereby increasing their confidence. Each day’s programme will provide 2 hours riding and a progressive set of pony care lectures and practicals where the children will learn about looking after a pony.
The Riding Centre has a wide variety of horses and ponies ranging from quiet mounts for novice and nervous riders to those suitable for the more ambitious and experienced clients.
Brennanstown is an approved AIRE/CDETB and BHS Training Centre for student career courses and also a BHS Examination Centre up to Stage 1V and Intermediate Teaching level.

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

Bel Air Equestrian Centre

Bel Air is a family run manor house hotel and equestrian centre, just south of Dublin.

We are probably best known for our cross country ride-outs, and we specialise in building rider confidence on the cross country course. Other riding is available too: flatwork, showjumping, crosscountry jumping and hacking out through fields and forest.

Our horses are happy and willing, and well chosen for the riding we provide. However, we are not well geared to facilitate beginners or children under thirteen years.

Bel Air is a 200 acre working farm and we use our own land for riding and cross country jumping. We have a sand arena for showjumping and flatwork lessons, and access to thousands of acres of state forest.

A friendly atmosphere means both horses and riders can enjoy themselves fully.
We cater for small groups and can make up a special program for you. And the area has a lot to offer also friends and family members who don't want to ride.

Bel Air is the home of the Bel Air Riding Club. We are approved by A.I.R.E. and we are members of A.I.R.C. and E.H.I. Bel Air is the oldest established equestrian centre in Ireland and the UK.  Bel Air now runs BHS Riding & Road Safety Exams, call Maggie Law on 087 2949495 for new dates of same.

You find more details on our website www.belairhotelequestrian.com
We look forward to hearing from you
Maggi and Noni Law

For more information visit: www.belairhotelequestrian.com

 

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

Anvil Lodge Riding School

Anvil Lodge Riding School is set in the rural village of Ballindaggin, 7 miles from Enniscorthy and Bunclody. We are a small family run riding school established in 2005 and have grown steadily from word of mouth.

We offer the personal touch with lessons and hacking in the beautiful scenic countryside on local land and country lanes. These include beautiful views of mount Lenister and panoramic views of Sliabh Bhui and surrounding countryside. We have use of local gallops for the more energetic rider. 

The riding school caters for all levels from beginners to advanced. Beginners start from age 6 upwards.  Lessons provided for dressage, show jumping and cross country. We cater for groups or individuals all year round.

 

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

Mullingar Equestrian Centre

 


Visit us at www.mullingarequestrian.com

Mullingar Equestrian Centre is situated close to Mullingar town and just an hour's drive from Dublin city. The family runs centre caters for weekly riding lessons, hacks, training shows, etc. We welcome all levels of riders to partake in our equestrian activities and to enjoy our excellent facilities & quality horses.
Show jumping is our specialty and at Mullingar we make it feel so easy! Beginners quickly become confident, novices make rapid progress and intermediates & open riders learn the finer points.

Residential Equestrian Holidays for young riders (From 10+):
Each summer we run residential English language & horse riding holidays from mid June. Guests generally opt for a two-week programmed which includes 30 hours riding & English, evening activities and fully supervised on site accommodation.
Holiday packages are also available for families & adult groups. Weekly residential & daily pony camps take place during the summer months & other school breaks. Further information on holiday packages on our web site or contact us directly on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Equestrian Events: In conjunction with our riding school & residential holidays our outdoor facilities are in full flow each week as we cater for all types of national show jumping, riding club, pony club & local events. The highlight of our show calendar is the Mullingar International Horse Show which takes place on the first weekend of June each year.

Facilities: Indoor arena, 3 outdoor sand arenas, 3 outdoor grass arenas, stabling for up to 300 horses, hard core parking, coffee shop/ indoor heated viewing gallery & onsite accommodation.

List under Indoor School, Outdoor Arena, Livery, X Country.
Add Riding Instruction facility Centre & Accommodation

 

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

Athlone Equestrian Centre

Athlone Equestrian Centre was established in October 2006 by Claire Gaffey to provide the best equestrian facilities available in the midlands. Ideally situated in a quiet country setting yet only three miles from Athlone town, Athlone Equestrian Centre prides itself in providing a safe and funlearning experience to both adults and kids.

Whether you’re a seasoned campaigner or simply want to relax on horseback and enjoy a quiet forest trek, Athlone Equestrian Centre will meet your requirements.

We offer individual, group and corporate bookings to suit everyone from the beginner to the advanced.

For more information visit: www.athloneequestrian.ie
Located in Co Westmeath
Monday, 22 February 2010 00:00

Ballinamona Equestrian Centre

Ballinamona Equestrian Centre is the South East’s premier Equestrian facility.

 

Located on the Old Tramore Road in Waterford in the South East of Ireland, it is just 2 hours drive from Dublin and 90 mins from Cork. Nestled in a stunning landscape of mature woodland and rolling parkland, Ballinamona provides a unique and stunning location with excellent facilities.

 

  1. Ballinamona’s XC course offers riders of all levels a fantastic opportunity to upgrade their skills and to improve their horses confidence over well presented and inviting fences. (See website for photos of XC course)

 

  1. Water Complex: Ballinamona’s XC provides a water complex with a variety of challenging fences for all rider levels, in a stunning parkland setting.

 

  1. Show-jumping: Show-jumping events are held every week throughout the whole year for both ponies and horses – for riders of all levels. (See website for details).

 

  1. Indoor Arena: Superb indoor arena (60 x 30m) with waxed fibre surface and excellent viewing balcony.

 

  1. Outdoor Arenas: Two all weather floodlit Outdoor Sand Arenas as well as four grass arenas.

 

  1. Stabling: Excellent livery service, which allows riders the use of all the Centre’s other facilities.

 

  1. Facilities:

Horse Walker, Indoor Lunging Area, Large Hardcore Car / Lorry Parking Area

Coffee Shop, Meeting Rooms, Toilets & Changing Facilities

Electrical Outlets, Public Address and Timing Systems in all Arenas.

 

 

 

Facebook:                    https://www.facebook.com/ballinamona.centre

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

Crossogue Equestrian

EXPERIENCE the FREEDOM, DISCOVER the PASSION

Set in 150 hectares of picturesque and panoramic farmland in the heart of Ireland’s horse country we offer a unique riding experience.
Crossogue House offers a warm welcome, comfortable surroundings and excellent home-cooked meals.
We offer specialised cross-country tuition for individuals and small groups over our extensive purpose-built cross-country course.

• Beginners to advanced level
• Weekend breaks – week long breaks
• Adult cross-country clinics
• Unaccompanied teenage Easter, summer & Halloween camps.

Approved by AIRE, BHS & Failte Ireland

For more information visit: www.crossogue-equestrian.ie
Located in Co Tipperary
Monday, 22 February 2010 00:00

Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre

The Equestrian Centre at Castle Leslie Estate combines the authentic charm of a country estate with all the amenities of one of Ireland's best horse-riding locations. With an 30 x 50 metre indoor arena, outdoor Ménage, 56 stables, 21 miles of meandering bridleways, all weather gallop, exhilarating cross country course, SJI approved show-jumps, indoor cross country jumps, and Prince our mechancial horse. So whether, you are a beginner or an experienced rider,  Castle Leslie is the place for you.

Comprising of  5 courtyards the Equestrian Centre at Castle Leslie has boot room, tack rooms, rug rooms, a reception office, guest refreshment room, showers and guest lavatories. indoor arena, waxed dust-free surface for optimum footing and heated seating for up to 200 people, viewing gallery with cafeteria, outdoor Ménage and a horse walker.

At Castle Leslie Estate we have up to 28 horses to choose from of all shapes and sizes; handsome hunters, capable cobs, ladies Hacks and friendly ponies. Coaching is available in Dressage, Showjumping, Cross Country and side saddle. BHS training is available.  We offer a complete range of unique and tailor made riding Holiday experiences. Visiting horses are very welcome and we offer both short and long-term livery.

Our qualified instructors are on hand to take you hacking along the 21 miles of bridleways or Jump cross country over our many rustic fences from logs and ditches to steeple chase gallops and water complexes or stay dry in the indoor arena. Try Side-saddle or even the horse simulator. If that sounds all too energetic enjoy the 1,000 acres of parkland with a relaxed carriage drive. So whether you're looking for an energetic, action packed break or a reviving, relaxing get-away, we have it all.


Full of character and personality, Castle Leslie Estate offers a variety of accommodation from the magnificent Castle, the charming Lodge and our superb self catering Old Stable Mews and Village Cottages

 

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

Broadmeadow Equestrian Centre

Broadmeadow Equestrian Centre is located in Meath just 3 miles from Asbourne, 6 miles from Swords and Dublin Airport and 9 miles from Dublin.

It is a modern purpose built centre, with excellent facilities.

Services include Livery.

Instruction from the beginner rider to competition showjumping level.

We welcome foreign students during the summer months providing accomodation and tuition in both riding and English language courses.

We run shows and produce and sell showjumpers both ponies and horses.

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

Barnacarroll Equestrian Centre

We would like to welcome you to Barnacarroll Equestrian Centre which is a New Equestrian Centre and family run, situated just 5 minutes off the N17 between Knock and Claremorris, Co. Mayo.

We cater for all levels of experience from the beginner to the advanced rider, with horses and ponies to suit all levels of experience.

There are two outdoor arenas and one 180f tX 200ft indoor arena, capable of holding an International Show with a full course of jumps.  The indoor arena can be rented throughout the week.

We offer breaking, schooling, preparation for sales and competitions and general handling of all horses and ponies in our new livery yard.  During the school holidays we run 'Pony Camp' for children from ages 6-16 years of all levels of ability. 

We hold training shows most weekends, with the intention of starting a 'Winter League' in the New Year. Our 'Riding Club' will be established in the New Year also.    We are open all year round, providing both group and private lessons.  The minimum age we cater for is 6 years and we also cater for Disabled Riding.  As we are situated in a very quiet area we provide trekking throughout the countryside, by a Deer Farm, with the view of 'Crough Patrick' and on quiet country lanes.

On site there is a cottage with 4 star Bord Failte approval which is available for renting all year round.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT JOAN AT 087 8395233

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

Ballyjennings Stables

 

 

 

 

Ballyjennings Stables is situated in the heart of Irelands Lake District in Ballinrobe Co. Mayo. We are a family run centre that focuses on making every Horse Riding experience an enjoyable one. Our Indoor Arena allows us to operate all year round so the weather is never a problem here. Our Horses and Ponies are suited to the Complete Beginner or those who would like to try a little more advanced work.

 

Camps are run throughout the school Holidays . These are available from children aged 7 upwards, no previous experience necesssary. Early booking is advised as due to their popularity they are usually fully booked.

 

We also have a Riding Club based in our centre and although it in its first year we are getting great success in all areas. It allows people with their own horses to compete and train in a fun environment.

 

Please contact us by phone on 087 9404689.

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

Drummindoo Stud and Equitation Centre

Located just one mile from Westport, near Clew Bay on the Wild Atlantic Way, this long established family run equestrian center offers horseriding instruction, pony trekking, pony camps, beach and day rides, trail rides and Western Riding.
All activities are overseen by a qualified and experienced instructor. The emphasis is on fun and learning in a safe environment with everyone progressing at their own pace. The owners have vast experience within the equine industry and continually upgrade the facilities so that whatever the weather, riding is still possible.

Facilities include an indoor arena, outdoor menage and a gallop track, all with a sand and rubber surface. There is also a full set of show jumps. They are able to cater for school groups, birthday parties and those with special needs. Hard hats are provided and comfortable clothing and boots with a heel recommended.

Experienced riders can avail of ''The Clew Bay Trail Ride". Small groups of riders meander through new and ever-changing landscapes of villages, breathtaking sandy beaches, sea and off-shore islands, country lanes, mountain tracks and local heritage sites, stopping for a picnic along the way. ''All trails are personally guided by Padraic Foy, a Qualified Instructor and an accomplished horseman whose family have been involved with horses in the locality for generations. Visit : www.clewbayhorseriding.com

This combined with the spectacular Clew Bay region on the Wild Atlantic Way, quality Irish horses and excellent accommodation ensures this is a holiday you will cherish forever''. Visit : www.clewbaytrailride.com

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

Claremorris Saddlery & Equestrian Centre

AIRE APPROVED - 30 Yrs.  Established in 1980
CLAREMORRIS EQUESTRIAN CENTRE
Co. Mayo - 094 93 71684/087-2533993
All levels of Horse Riding, Saddlery Shop,
Stallion Station, Showjump Sales, Wedding Carriages
For all things equine, a visit to the Centre is a must

1 mile from Claremorris on N17 (Galway Road)
Visit our website www.hanleyshorses.com
Located in Co Mayo
Monday, 22 February 2010 00:00

Dunany Cross Country Equestrian

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

Mosstown Stables

Mosstown stables is a family run business, located in Kenagh village. It is operated by the Harrison family, in a pleasant, friendly, and informative way.  We are AIRE approved with qualified Instructors and coaches to cater for all levels of experience in equestrian disciplines.
Having an indoor, outdoor, walled garden and some cross country schooling fences, not to mention the fantastic and scenic trekking trails, we can assure you there is something for everyone, no matter what the weather.
Lessons are provided all year long, with camps running at Easter and Summer breaks.  We also run Training shows once a month from crosspoles to 1m.
Mosstown Riding Club is also based here and we are a friendly and enthusiastic club.  We also cater for livery(full or part), schooling, show jumping, and breaking.
We as a family pride ourselves on keeping a well run yard which provides instructions to all levels of riders and try to make everything enjoyable for the rider and horse.

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

Fitzgerald's Equestrian Centre

Fitzgerald's Equestrian Centre & Farmhouse Accommodation is an approved AIRE Equestrian Tourism Centre in West Limerick.
We offer a variety of riding packages. We have a beautiful trail and cross country course suitable for both the beginner and more advanced rider.
Take in the paranomic views of the surrounding hills and the town of Abbeyfeale during your ride. We are also ideally suited as a base for touring Kerry, Limerick and Clare.
During the summer we offer Pony Camp, every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Again this is suitable for all levels of riding, there is something to suit everyone. We also have a lovely indoor arena for the days when the Irish weather is misbehaving!
During the winter months we also offer Drag Hunting Packages. Working Holidays, Riding/English Language Holidays and Riding Holidays are all available at our centre.
Birthday Parties for children are also catered for here at Fitzgeralds, where we provide the cake, drinks, sweets and horse riding for groups.

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

Hillcrest Equestrian Centre

AIRE - Association of Irish Riding Establishments Hillcrest School of Equestrian Activites offers a large variety of activites,including hacking, trecking, lessons to all standards in showjumping, dressage and a challenging cross country with over one hundred man-made and natural fences. Hillcrest offers:

Young People's Unaccompanied Residential Pony Camp.
Residential ages (10-18) non residential (6-18).
Enjoy lessons, stable managment, trecking, trail rides and cross country. Get your adrenalin pumping or meander with rides river and an exhilarating mock hunt. (optional english language tuition avaliable)

Hunting Packages.
Tailored pre hunting tuition followed by a days hunting with various packs.

Ballyhoura/Glen of Aherlow mini trail.
This trail takes you through one of ireland's most spectacular and scenic areas with beautiful and breathtaking scenery.

For more information visit: www.hillcrestequestriancentre.ie

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

Clonshire Equestrian Centre

We offer a number of holiday packages but the two most popular are our youth camps and adult camps.

We offer both residential and non residential riding holidays for guests throughout the year. There are a few options which may be of interest to you.

The first is adult camp. This is offered during our off season and you stay in the home of our managers Sue & Dan Foley and their family. All rooms are shared as are bathrooms and all accommodation, meals, and all riding are included in the prices. This available from September to May each year. There is around four hours riding each day. The first lesson of the day is at 10am and that is followed by an instructional cross country ride with a break for lunch at around 12.30 and back again at 2pm for another lesson, cross country ride or gentle hack. All meals are served in the family kitchen and there is a sitting room for your use in the evenings with satellite television and DVD player. There is a computer for guests use in the tea room in the equestrian centre with free internet access. Check in Saturday after 2pm and check out Saturday before 10am.

The other option is to rent our self catering unit which sleeps 6/8 (Saturday to Saturday) and riding is additional. This unit has a full kitchen, laundry, central heating, open fire, cable television and DVD player, one double room ensuite and two further bedrooms with bunk beds and a family bathroom. All rooms look out on our livery yard and the apartment is part of the original house and was built in around 1800, so it has a lovely atmosphere.

Alternatively you could stay locally in one of the many luxury hotels or guesthouses and just come and ride with us.

For the non riding visitors we have two splendid golf courses within five minutes drive as well as both fresh water (lake and river) and sea fishing as well as great walking and historical buildings to occupy their time while you enjoy your time in the saddle.

For those of you who would like a little of both worlds we can arrange for a local catering firm to cook and deliver in your meals from simple pasta dishes to a four course dinner.

Our most popular holiday is the summer youth riding and language camp and this runs through all the school holidays (and in midterm and Easter breaks as well). We have guests from 8 to 18 of all nationalities and they live again in the Foley family home with Sue, Dan and their three daughters. As this is on site at the stables, there is no need for guests to leave the estate. This makes it a very safe holiday. Guests are collected from the airport by one of our staff (usually Sue or Dan themselves) and are checked in and taken through to departures on their return flight. All meals are taken in the family kitchen and there is a den for their use in the evenings with cable television and there is free internet access and a computer for their use in the tea room at the equestrian centre. Our English teacher gives lessons in the afternoons once riding has finished.

English can be for one or two hours each day (Monday to Friday)

We can tailor programs to suit clients requirements and cater for all levels from the beginner to the rider who is out on the competition circuit. All of our instructors are experienced and our senior instructors are highly qualified and keep up to date with new practices. Sue & Dan Foley, the centres managers are out one day eventing when time allows.

Clonshire is the centre used by the University of Limerick for the practical and ridden sections of their equine science degree program and the centre has been approved by both the BHS and AIRE. With our large indoor arena and two outdoor arenas as well as our 120 acre parkland cross country course, and access to pleasant short hacks, there is plenty of variety.

Clonshire has also been added to the BHS list of training centres and will be on the list of centres running BHS examinations later in the year - hopefully for the Autumn/Winter.

Please take a look at our web site to get a better idea of what we are about.

http://twitter.com/Clonshire

http://www.bebo.com/c/home/index.html

 

 

Located in Co Limerick
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

Nuenna Farm Equestrian Centre

On the Kilkenny Road near the picturesque village of Freshford, this family run equestrian centre lies just seven miles from the historic city of Kilkenny. It has developed a fine reputation for the range of facilities on offer and a friendly learning atmosphere for both the beginner and the more advanced rider.

Excellent facilities include-

* 2 large arenas – one indoor & one outdoor
* Purpose built renowned cross country course, with a large variety of natural & man made obstacles, including water jumps into the Nuenna River.
* Livery is available for owners who wish to have their horse or pony stabled at the centre.
* Miles of scenic farm land for the more relaxed rider to enjoy.
* Facilities are AIRE approved.

Riding lessons are available from Monday to Saturday. All levels are catered for from beginners to more advanced riders.


Three day summer camps are held each year enjoying the full freedom of these great facilities and a relaxing country lifestyle, supervised by BHS qualified instructors.

Also based at the centre is the Nuenna Farm Riding Club and the North Kilkenny Pony Club, always ensuring there is a buzz of activity and plenty of like minded enthusiasts to share stories and swap advice and helpful hints.

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

Dunbyrne Equestrian

Dunbyrne Equestrian Centre has a small friendly riding school set over 50 acres at the foot of the Hill of Allen, 10 minutes from Naas, Newbridge and Kildare Town.
AIRE Approved our professional and friendly staff teach lessons to beginners and advanced riders, from children as young as 5 years up to and including adults.   Lessons are taught by fully qualified experienced Instructors who are garda vetted and trained in First Aid and Child Protection.

Dunbyrne Equestrian Centre also offers a top class Livery Yard with the following facilities & services:
– 2 Floodlit Arenas with showjumps: 50m x 70m arena & 20m x 40m arena
– Large airy stables with generous bedding, fresh clean water from automatic drinkers
– Purpose built wash- bay
– Heated Tea-room, Rug-room and Tack-room with Washing Machine
– All weather 4.5 furlong sand gallop for hacking or fitness work
– Wooded hacking trail with optional cross country jumps (ideal for bringing your dog for a walk also!)
– Competition Training

 

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

Little Oak Equestrian Centre

Little Oak Equestrian Centre is set on a 10 acre site in Downings North, Prosperous, Co. Kildare.
We are an AIRE approved centre that offers a host of services for you and your horse. We have livery to suit all budgets, riding lessons for all levels and pony camps to keep the kids entertained.
Little Oak Equestrian is a small family run riding school who specialise in individual and group lessons for adults and children of all levels.
Whether a seasoned rider or interested in a career with horses Little Oak Equestrian have BHSII and BHSAI instructors who cater for all levels. We welcome complete beginners, improvers and advanced riders.

Little Oak Equestrian Centres facilities
• 2 floodlit arenas - 60m x 40m & 40m x 20m
• 12x12 Stable with rubber matting in an American style Barn
• ETB Training Centre
• Individual BHS exam Training available
• Group Lessons
• Private Lessons
• Pony Camps
• RDAI
• Unregistered/Training Shows

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

Abbeyfield Farm

Abbeyfield Farm Country Pursuits -  Ireland's leader in Country Pursuits

Welcome to Abbeyfield Farm Country Pursuits, nestled in over 240 acres of picturesque Kildare countryside. Less than 40 minutes drive from Dublin city centre, our experienced and friendly staff will provide you with a safe and enjoyable afternoon of fun outdoor activities such as Horse Riding,Clay Pigeon Shooting, Archery and Air Rifle Shooting. For the first timer, expert tuition is provided to allow you get the very best out of each pursuit. For the accomplished let us push your skills to the limit.

Horses & Livery at Abbeyfield Farm

Facilities include:

•           70m x 40m all- weather flood lit arena

•           240 acres of treks

•           12 furlong all weather gallop

•           60+ cross country fences all weather including technical fences

•           Quiet country routes with no traffic interference

•           Hunting 4 days a week ( Hunts include North Kildare Farmers, Kildare Foxhounds, South County Dublin Hunt & Ward Union Staghounds)

•           Secure tack & feed room

•           Coaching and Schooling available

•           Wash bay, clipping and plaiting

•           Equine physio & chiropractor service available

•           Pre- arranged transport to hunts

•           Feed & Hay twice a day

•           High spec stables

•           American Style Barn

•           Horse Lease available

•           Farrier attends yard twice weekly

We have 56 stables in total with automatic drinkers & built in food troughs. Horses are turned out on a daily basis year round. As we are a family run business there is always someone on site. We have pony lessons on a Saturday morning and afternoon which cater for all levels. We also hold a number of pony camps throughout the year.

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

Tralee Equestrian Centre

Welcome to Kerry's Premier Equestrian Venue Situated on the foothills of the Slieve Mish Mountains overlooking Tralee town, Tralee Equestrian Centre is the place for all things equestrian in Kerry.
Run by a team of professionals with unrivalled experience in the industry, we offer services ranging from Horse & Pony Riding lessons to livery, to trekking and to Horse and Pony Sales.

We are proudly the only Equestrian centre in the county approved by the Association of Irish Riding Establishments (AIRE) and the British Horse Society (BHS) therefore guaranteeing you a professional service from the most modern establishment in the county. We are also the only BHS examination centre located in the southwest of Ireland.

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

Creagh Equestrian Centre

Creagh Equestrian Centre is a family run centre. It was established in 1994 by brother and sister, Damien and Fiona Carey. It is set in beautiful countryside only 4 miles from Ballinasloe town. Creagh Equestrian Centre provides a safe and fun environment for both kids and adults to learn to ride in. Facilities include a significant indoor arena with heated viewing area and 2 all-weather outdoor arenas. Riders of all ages and levels are welcome, hats are available on site.  Instruction is given by Damien Carey BHSAI. Horses and ponies are very well trained. Livery and schooling is also available. SJI Jumping is run at various times during the year, check website for details. www.creaghequestriancentre.com

Located in Co Galway
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