Activity: Livery

Monday, 22 February 2010 00:00

Catherinestown Riding School

Located in Co Westmeath
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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

Ladestown House Riding Stables

Horse and Pony Riding Lessons, scenic hacking on the magical shores of Lough Ennell.

Ladestown House, a family run Riding School offering Horse and Pony Trekking, 7 days a week in one of the most beautiful traditional settings in Ireland.

Ladestown House stands on a site that has been occupied for at least 2500 years, evolving into a serene terrace garden, and within its well perserved fine stone courtyards, parterre and Maze.

Call below numbers to discuss your visit to our Riding School.

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

Kilotteran Equitation Centre

Established in 1965, Kilotteran Equitation Centre  is Waterford’s longest established equestrian centre.

The centre is ideally situated just 6 kilometers from Waterford City on the idyllic banks of the Suir River.

Renowned for its excellence in tuition, Kilotteran prides itself on qualified and experienced staff, safe and suitable horses and state of the art facilities.

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

Solohead Equestrian Centre

At Solohead Equestrian Centre we cater for all levels in a fun safe environment.
Showjumping dressage and x country lessons in group and private lessons.
Pony camps for all levels running through the year.

Located in Co Tipperary
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

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

Lough Gara Stables

Lough Gara Riding Stables offer horse riding and other country pursuits in a tranquil, peaceful location on the shores of Lough Gara five miles from Boyle in County Sligo, Ireland. We offer Horse riding, clay pigeon shooting, archery, falconry, Air rifle Shooting ,Air Soft Shooting, We also have an Assault Course and a pets corner.
We offer activities to suit everyone from young children and teenagers to adults and we run tailor made events for corporate team building, school tours, family get togethers, birthday parties, pony clubs, riding clubs, scouts and girl guides and stag and hen parties.
The Center is run by husband and wife, Adrien and Jimmy Kneale. Adrien's passion is classical dressage and teaching people to ride in true harmony. Jimmy shoots for the Irish National Skeet team, he won a silver medal for Ireland in the world championships in 2009, is an experienced Falconer and a lover of all country sports and nature.
Lough Gara stables is fully approved by AIRE (Association of Irish Riding Establishments).
We offer horse riding lessons for all ages and experience levels. Our horses include well schooled dressage schoolmasters for the more advanced riders and quiet horses and ponies for novices.
Have a lesson in our roofed arena, Experience true harmony getting the feel of the dressage movements, go for a gallop in the meadows jumping our small natural jumps and ditches or simply hack by the lake taking in the scenery and watching the wildlife.

Located in Co Sligo
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
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Website: www.islandviewridingstables.com:

German: www.reiteninirland.de

French www.irlande-a-cheval.fr

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

Annaharvey Farm

Annaharvey Farm has been home to the Deverell Family for 5 generations & is a busy and exciting place to visit. We offer training in jumping. flat work & X country riding, and welcome visitors on both a residential & non residential basis. Accommodation is in the old restored grain barn which is very comfortable & cosy and visitors quickly make themselves at home, wandering in & out of the kitchen for tea or coffee and one of Lynda's homemade cookies!
The riding instruction is excellent with BHS qualified instructors who are good at their job & know how to get the rider to go that little bit extra to improve their skills without making them feel uncomfortable - we are also very keen to maintain the element of fun which is so important when riders are on holiday.

The facilities comprise an indoor and outdoor arena, lunging ring, gallops, xcountry course from novice to advanced level, & general hacking /trekking around the 400 acre farm.
New for this year are the Sunday morning rides 10.30-12.00 Happy Hacking 12.00 -1.30 Xcountry Ride and we are also running an Event Training Weekend for adults (see web site for details) also a "Training for Eventing" summer camp for young people along with the regular Children's Summer Camps

Livery is also available on a "Full livery" basis with clients having use of all the facilities when available and we have horses suitable for leasing for those who don't want the long term committment of buying their own.

Regular Equestrian events are held in Annaharvey from Hunter Trials, IHTS events, Pony Club Events, Connemara shows, and an indoor league in spring & autumn.
The Xcountry course is available for schooling.
For the non horsey visitor there are painting weekends, cookery classes, super walks around the farm & nearby Slieve Bloom Mts. golf, fishing & cycling.
The Tack Shop at Annaharvey will supply all your equestrian requirements from whips to hats, boots, saddles, bridles, and of course Annaharvey Farm tee shitrs, polo shitrs, sweat shirts etc. & we have a personalised embroidery service available.

Annaharvey Farm is approx 1/50 hrs from Dublin or Galway & is very easily accessed now by the opening of the new motorway to Galway (M4/6) and Tullamore is a busy market town with lots of good pubs & restaurants - it is also famous for our lovely whiskey - Tullamore Dew!

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

Birr Equestrian Centre

Birr Equestrian Centre has been catering for riders and horse enthusiasts for over thirty years under the direction of Noel Cosgrave and his team of dedicated instructors.

At Birr Equestrian Centre, we offer a wide range of equestrian activities.  Lessons are available for adults and children, with the option of intensive private lessons for the truly dedicated rider.
Hour long treks around Kingsborough Farm provide riders with the opportunity to leisurely amble through our working farm, or pick up the pace and try their hand at some of our natural and manmade obstacles on our cross-country course.
Half-day and full-day trekking on the Slieve Bloom Mountains exhibits the breathtaking scenery of the mountainous terrain to riders as they ride the trails at their preferred pace.
Week long pony camps run throughout July and August and during various school holidays.
Hunting can be arranged on our safe well schooled hunters, for both drag and fox.

Staff at Birr Equestrian Centre also offers assistance in sourcing local accommodation for those holidaying in the area.

Both grass and stable livery is available at competitive prices. Birr Equestrian Centre always has a nice stock of horses, ponies and cobs for sale also.

Birr Equestrian Centre regularly hosts club rallies and events for the Slieve Bloom Riding Club and Ormond/North Tipperary Pony Club.

For the non horsey visitor, Midland Battlefield Live - a laser gun shooting game, is located at Birr Equestrian Centre. This is a team orientated combat simulation game that is played in forest constructed battle fields. Midland Archery is also based at Birr Equestrian Centre.
Both of these activities are suitable for hen/stag and birthday parties (aged from 10 years upwards) and can be combined with horse riding to tailor make a package to suit any group.

Located in Co Offaly
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

Moy Riding Centre

The Moy; more than a riding school, an experience!!
You've heard about us...now read more!!

We are an enthusiastic family run Riding School, whose main aims are fun, safety and education. We run a childrens open day every Saturday from 9am - 5pm. All our staff have BHS qualifications and occupational first aid. Come and enjoy our friendly atmosphere where the ponies and children take over!! Every Sunday, hail rain or snow we run a show-jumping competition with BBQ, tea, coffee and home baked nibbles. This summer we will run a number of pony camps where the children will work towards the National AIRE exams.

Moy Riding Club affiliated to AIRC was founded in January 2008. At present we have 40 members all over the age of 17years. We hold numerous competitions, training days and social events. We compete countrywide at AIRC opperated events. We have also hosted a Le Trec day which was very successful. We give adult lessons Monday - Friday under the direct supervision of our chief instructer Michael Fox. Grace Fox is also available for any schooling of troublesome ponies and excels in private childrens lessons. All in all we endeavour to cover all aspects of recreational equestrian activities.

Please call in any time and you will be guaranteed a warm welcome and time to discuss any requirments you may have. . . if we cannot help you ourselves we will direct you to any number of AIRE approved establishments.


For more information visit: www.moyridingcentre.ie
Located in Co Meath
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 - Full, part or DIY

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

Iceford Stables

Open all year round.
Horse Riding Lessons for children and adults, from beginners to advanced, private and group lessons. 
Hacking on the quiet tree lined country roads near Ballina and Inishcrone.
Children’s horse riding camps in all non term time, birthday parties, mums mornings, beach rides on the beautiful sandy beach in Inishcrone
New purpose built indoor arena Outdoor rubber surface arena Cross Country Course Part time livery with full use of outdoor and indoor arena along with cross country jumps, full use of show jumps also available.
Schooling for horses and ponies. BHS training catered for. Mini, Midi, Maxi shows.

Iceford stables is a family run stables that has been in operation for 5 years. The business has gone from strength to strength and has been AIRE approved in 2009, 2010 and 2011 and 2012, 2013.
Situated 3 Miles from Ballina in Co. Mayo on the Sligo Road and also 3 miles on the coast road. We are 3 miles from the picturesque holiday village of Inishcrone in Co. Sligo.

Iceford stables is the perfect choice for all your horse riding. We provide lessons from complete beginner to advanced riders (group and private lessons) we cater for all ages and abilities.
We also provide beach rides on Inishcrone beach., do you fancy a high Adrenalin, early morning canter across the golden sands of Inishcrone? suitable for experienced riders, this 2-hour ride is guaranteed to take your breath away!! This is an incredible experience that has proved very popular; we bring you to the stables the evening before to ride the horse/pony that you will take to the beach. Once you do this ride we can guarantee that it won’t be the last!!!!!.
For the less experienced riders we offer 1 hour treks on the quiet tree lined roads around the stables, this is a leisurely 1 hour walk out on horseback. We also offer part time livery and /or schooling of your horse/pony we will suit your specific needs.

We provide BHS training, AIRE syllabus exams are also ran on a regular basis. Our strengths lie in the high standard of horses and ponies and the quality of instruction. As we believe that safety is the key to a good riding school all of our ponies are schooled to the highest standard before they enter the lessons.
Our instructors are qualified to BHS stage 4 standard and also hold AIRE and FEI certificates they all hold current child protection, first aid and road safety certificates. Whether its fishing, walking, golf, or horse riding Ballina and Inishcrone has it all, there are a variety of hotels in both towns and we are 10 mins from both .

Located in Co Mayo
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

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.
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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
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

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

Clarina Equestrian Centre

Clarina Equestrian Centre is an A.I.R.E. approved establishment based in the beautiful countryside of Clarina, Co. Limerick. This family run centre has earned a reputation of excellence from its beginnings in 1979 to the present day.

The centre is conveniently located just 10 minutes drive from Limerick city centre and 25 minutes drive from Shannon airport, miss the city traffic and take the tunnel, we are located just 5 minutes from the Shannon tunnel on the Limerick side. Clarina is a great place to learn to ride, in a relaxed, friendly and safe family run centre with expert tuition from qualified A.I.R.E. approved instructors with years of experience. All ages and levels of experience are catered for in both indoor and outdoor facilities.

Trekking is offered in the beautiful Limerick countryside visiting historical sites such as Carrigogunnel Castle ruins,with its breath taking views of the Shannon Estuary. Beach rides for the more advanced rider are also arranged.

Located in Co Limerick
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.

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Located in Co Limerick
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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

 

 

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