Activity: RDA

Monday, 22 February 2010 00:00

Kellystown Riding School

Situated in the foothills of the Dublin mountains Kellystown Riding School offers horse riding at its very best with spectacular views of Dublin Bay and Dun Laoghaire Harbour.
Owned and operated by Olive Kelly BHSAI the school offers lessons for all levels of rider and scenic forest treks. Children's pony camps are a speciality and are organised throughout the year. Children's birthday parties are catered for throughout the year.

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

Oldtown Riding Stables


"Always dreamt of riding into the sunset?"

So if you are 3 or 103 or anywhere in-between this is the place for you.

We are a family run riding stables, with a long established reputation for excellent results. Situated in a naturally beautiful rural part of North County Dublin we cater for all levels of riding abilities from hacking on quiet lanes and farmland enjoying the natural beauty of the area to competition training with our range of BHSAI instructors. Those with special needs are especially welcome at the establishment; we are associated with Special Olympics Ireland and the Riding for Disabled Association.

We also offer pony camps through out the school holidays which are run on a weekly basis. These are a great way for the children to spend their school holidays learning and improving their equestrian skills.

Livery is also available at the establishment. A high standard of care is available for your horse/ pony, with Cheval riding club only ½ mile from the yard this allows even the most novice owner enjoy a little bit of competition.

Location
6mins from Ashbourne.
10mins from Naul.
20mins from Swords.
15mins from Balbriggan.
10mins from Ratoath.
15mins off the M50 Finglas exit.

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

Kilronan Equestrian Centre

Kilronan Equestrian Centre is a little piece of heaven nestled in the very beautiful setting of Cloghran, Co. Dublin. This centre of excellence offers its clients the highest standards of care and attention.  Kilronan Equestrian Centre is an exciting hub of activity as it is a livery yard, a riding school and a successful competition yard.

A family run business, Kilronan has a friendly and inviting atmosphere where children and adults alike can learn all aspects of equestrian disciplines.  Secure in the knowledge of the highly trained team of instructors, the safe and suitable horses will ensure an enjoyable experience.

We have a full timetable of lessons, catering for all ages at all levels, sure to suit your lifestyle.  Pony camps run regularly throughout the year and cater from beginners to advanced riders. Summertime activities include trekking, derby lessons and beach rides on the beautiful Donabate Beach.  We also offer exciting birthday party packages, including a riding lesson, pony games and a stable tour.  Allow your children a birthday party they will never forget.  Our VIP room will let them celebrate in style with all their friends.

Our facilities are second to none and allow our livery owners, competition horses and riding school clients the very best standard. Our facilities include a derby field complete with portable cross country fences, coffins, banks, ditches, sunken road, water complex, 4 horse walker, grass gallops, daily turnout all year round, flood lit 30mX50m sand arena, 60mX40m indoor arena, hacking, full set of show jumps and working hunter fences.   We have regular clinics with international riders and trainers catering for all levels of competition. With the Dawson Family living on site, someone is on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Kilronan Livery yard is a community within itself, home of the Kilronan Riding Club, we encourage our livery owners in all aspects of their equestrian goals. With a tack room complete with a wood burning stove, coffee machine and kitchen facilities, you and your horse are sure to have all you need!

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

Calliaghstown Equestrian Centre

Situated on the Dublin/Kildare border, Calliaghstown Equestrian Centre enjoys stunning views of the Dublin mountains and the lush Kildare country side. This makes us an ideal location for trekking with various forests, country roads and lanes. Our top class facilities include a 50m x 25m indoor arena; an all weather floodlit outdoor 70m x 35m arena, and 25 acres of X-country fences to suit all levels. We cater for both the beginner and the experienced rider with horses to suit all levels. Our instructors are trained to help you achieve your goals, in a fun and safe environment.

Calliaghstown is a Failte Ireland, AIRE and BHS approved riding centre and livery yard. We offer FAS training and training towards BHS exams. We also cater for school tours, birthday parties and offer international youth camps and pony camps during school breaks for the young enthusiasts.

We offer tailor made livery to suit you and your horse with coaching, schooling & breaking available on request. We take pride in the care we offer to the horses and clients in our centre, with experienced staff on hand to offer help and advice. The centre is the home base for Calliaghstown Riding Club, one of the most active clubs in the West Leinster Region of the Association of Irish Riding Clubs.

Regular competitions and shows are held at the centre and are open to all. Pay us a visit and experience the warm and friendly atmosphere that is unique to Calliaghstown and you might even be offered a cup of tea or coffee and a slice of cake.

Location: Calliaghstown is situated just a 4 km from Rathcoole village, exit 4 on the N7, and only a 30 minutes from Dublin city centre and 35 minutes from Dublin airport.

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

Cooley Equestrian Centre

Have an equestrian experience
Experience Inishowen, at Cooley Equestrian Centre, the small but beautiful family run centre is nestled in the hills overlooking Lough Foyle.
The facilities for horse riding are both indoor and outdoor, being prepared for all weather types. Their experienced Instructor/planner can find what fits best for you or your group, with activities both on and off horseback available. Always look out on Facebook for their fun filled seasonal events.
Do you like to be different?   Are memories, and moments important to you? Us Too.

Call Gillian at (00353) (0) 860633487 or if you don’t mind queries being answered late at night, message us on Facebook.

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

Deane's Equestrian Centre

Deane's Equestrian is located in the South-West of Co. Donegal, between Donegal Town & Killybegs. We have offered horse riding on our farm for 14 years & with our indoor arena we provide horse riding all year round. We give qualified instuction in our lessons for all abilities, and also offer trekking & cross-country when the weather allows it. We also regularly host dressage & showjumping competitions.

Our all year round equestrian centre provides the following :

• Lessons - all abilities

• Indoor Arena (25m x 45m)

• Outdoor arenas ( 20m x 30m ) ( 30m x 40m )

• Showjumping Grounds

• Trekking

• Cross Country Course

• Pony Rides

• Livery/Schooling Service

Advance booking advisable

EQUESTRIAN CENTRE

With Indoor Arena, 25m x 45m. Outdoor Arenas are 20m x 30m and 30m x 40m. and showjumping grounds

Lessons are available : Riding instructions for adults and children by friendly, effective qualified staff.
TREKKING
Along quiet country roads through the hills of Donegal, we cater for all levels of riding, farm hacks at your leisure, or fast treks.
CROSS COUNTRY
Cross Country jumping on the farm. We advise this for more experienced riders. Back protectors are mandatory.
PONY RIDES
Short lead rein rides for the young and not so young
LIVERY SERVICE
Training or school of young horses.  Full or half livery available.

A memorable and exciting day out for school parties, groups, birthday parties, bus tours, families and individuals. It is equally popular with adults and children.


Tack & Gift Shop
All you need to kit yourself and your horse out! Great selection, we stock Horseware, Shire, Mackey, Toggi, Champion to name but a few.


For further information please contact:-

Alax Deane,
Deane's Equestrian Centre,
Darney,
Bruckless,
Co. Donegal.
Tel/Fax: 353 74 97 37160

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

Lenamore Stables

Location

Lenamore is situated high in the hills of Donegal, overlooking the city of Derry. The facility is half way between the villages of Muff and Bridgend, approximately twenty miles from both Letterkenny and Carndonagh, ten miles from Movile and two miles from Derry. Our clientele varies from local towns to overseas tourists.

We are registered with the British Horse Society (BHS) and the Association of Irish Riding Establishments (AIRE).

 

Services

We offer a wide range of services to our clients of all abilities:

Riding Lessons are available seven days a week and cater for all levels of experience.

Horse riding for the disabled individuals to develop confidence in themselves by helping to improve their mobility and to create a sense of equality with those who are able bodied as they can participate on an equal basis.

Hacking out in our picturesque countryside for many hours, or venture further on day treks to local beauty spots such as Grianan of Aileach Stone Fort.

Nursery Riding Lessons are an ideal way to introduce your children to horses.

Birthday Parties allow you to bring as many friends to have fun playing games on horseback where afterwards you have access to our club room.

Own a Pony for a Week provides the children with the chance to learn everything involved in owing a pony.

Breeding, Breaking and Schooling of horses and ponies is a specialty at Lenamore.

Show Jumping in our international size sand arena as well as our grass show-jumping paddock with full range of show-jumps.

One Day Events are held during the spring and summer months.

Hunting Trials / Cross-Country course has a number of varied and interesting fences and has fences to suit all standards and abilities.

Livery Contracts to suit all needs such as Full Livery, Riding School Livery and Grass Livery.

Accommodation allows you to enjoy the views out over the rolling hills and countryside as you watch our horses and foals grazing, or watch the city lights as night falls after a long summers evening.

 

Facilities

Our Yard Facilities include:

  • 35 stables and 18 stalls
  • 15x30 meter indoor school
  • 35x100 meter flood lit international sized sand menage
  • Cross country course with 30 obstacles
  • Show jumping course
  • Accommodation for up to 16 people
  • Class room/clubroom
  • New tack room
  • Livery locker room

 

Contact

For more information on how we can accommodate you, please contact Geraldine Graham
(BHS Intermediate Instructor) on

Tel: 00353 74 9384022

Mob: 00447968180782

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Website: www.lenamorestables.com

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

Churchtown Riding School

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

Castlefergus Riding Stables

Castlefergus Riding Stables is owned and run by the O Brien family since 1992. We offer a service of excellence to our clients and visitors from abroad - whether a complete novice rider or a advanced rider all ages and abilities, you will have the chance to enjoy some beautiful scenery over our 100 acre farm and woodland in the heart of the historic Co.Clare. Castlefergus Stables offers many different trail rides, from 1 to 2 hours duration.  Enjoy riding past a 15th century medival castle and ringforts dating back to the Broonze age.  You will ride along the river banks of the River Rine and in the fields with the sheep and their baby lambs. All trail rides are guided by one of the O Brien family members.  You can enjoy hearing the History of the farm and surrounding area by the guide. Morgan O Brien is a qualified riding instructor I.C.E.S & B.H.S.A.I.

This is an A.I.R.E Aproved Centre.
We offer full livery for ponies and horses whereby all are turned out into fields or into our winter excercise pad and into the fields in summer.  We have a purpose built American barn with stables for hire. Special needs or diets for the horses can be arranged.

Facilities include:-
Indoor areana with jumps both coloured and working hunter fences. Outdoor areana with a rubber surface.
Acess to riding through woodlands, meadows and by the river Rine over our 100 acre scenic farm.

Contact; Aida Enright O'Brien - 0872798313 or 0879731145
International Telephone (+353) 65 6825914

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

Clare Equestrian Centre

Horse Riding Tuition is by Marie Burke and her team of tutors.


Marie has competed with distinction on the National and International showjumping circuits. This experience, coupled with her tuition ability and track record ensures Clare Equestrian remain one of the top facilities in the country:


Lessons are available on request, either for individuals or for groups
• Regular Lessons for adults are held every Tuesday at 6pm - 9pm and Wednesday evening from 6pm to 9pm.
• Regular Lessons for Children are held every Friday evening from 4pm to 8pm and from 10am to 6pm on Saturday
• We coach people from beginner to advanced level
Horse Management Classes for Adults are run throughout the year
• We ensure that the correct horse is matched with each rider based on experience and ability
• Safety is of paramount importance to us. We are keen that people also have fun and enjoy the overall experience
Our Pony Camps for children are proving very popular. These are held at Easter, Summer and during the October school break.
Kids need to bring a packed lunch and suitable clothing. Please call or email for more details.
Showjumping Clinics- For the more ambitious and experienced rider.
Over a 3-5 day period, Intensive Morning Classes and Afternoon training gives our students an excellent advancement in skill and competitiveness
All horses used are competition standard.  Clare Equestrian is located on 70 Acres of unspoiled countryside, making it an ideal trekking venue. We offer:
• Trekking for individuals, couples, families and groups of up to 30 people
• Our treks can be varied from relaxing & easy to very challenging depending on the skill and requirements of the riders.
• Mixed capability groups can be catered for using multiple guides.
• We aim to match the horse with the riders experience and riding requirements.
• Jumping is optional on all our treks
Our guides always accompany the treks.  We are open for trekking all year round, We cater for children.
We provide pre-trekking lessons.  The safety of our riders is important to us
Clare Equestrian Centre offers riders an excellent choice of cross country rides:
• Over 30 Fences (optional).
• Natural Water Challenges.
• Banks & Stone Walls.
We will tailor the cross country circuit to meet the riders' skill and requirement for adventure.

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

Banner Equestrian Centre

Welcome to Banner Equestrian Centre.  We are a family run equestrian venue set in the Burren Region of County Clare, Ireland.  Our facilities include an Indoor Arena, two spacious Outdoor Show Jumping Arenas as well as a large practice Arena all constructed using the unique Fibre Fusion Surface by Equestrian Surfaces Ireland.  Regularly there are official Show Jumping Ireland events held at the Centre.  There are always many promising horses/ponies competing at the events which often are for sale.

Banner Equestrian Centre won National SJI Centre of the Year Award in 2013, 2018 and 2019.

Lessons for clients with their own horses/ponies can be booked and are held daily.  Instruction is given by owners Noel, BHSAI, HSI Register of Coaches, SJI National Course Builder and Safety Steward,  Simone BHSAI, HSI Register of Coaches, Therapeutic Coach, SJI Senior National Judge, SJI National Course Builder and Safety Steward.


It is also possible to rent any Arena for your own training.  Ring us to book your appointment in your chosen Arena.
Contact us if you are interested in joining our livery yard.  


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Banner Equestrian offers a fully equipped, modern apartment in the riding school complex .  It is very comfortable and sleeps up to 10 people.  It includes a sittingroom, kitchen/dining, bath/shower room, 2 shower/toilet, utility with washing machine and dryer.  Bookings for one or two weeks.

Located in Co Clare
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