Activity: Trekking Trail_Riding

Monday, 22 February 2010 00:00

Moycullen Riding Centre

Moycullen Riding Centre is situated just a few miles from Galway city, in the magnificent surroudings of the Connemara countryside, making it an ideal trekking venue.

The centre specialises in Trekking and caters for all levels, from beginners to experienced riders.

We offer:

  • Horse and Ponies to suit all Ages and Standards.
  • Beautiful Scenic Bogroad Trekking 
  • Group and privite lessons given 
  • Pony camps 
  • AIRE Approved
  • Qualified Instructors

Please see what we offer below:

  • We aim to match the horse with the riders experience and requirements.
  • Our guides alway accompany the treks.
  • We are open all year around.
  • We cater for children.
  • We provide pre-trekking lessons.
  • Safety for all is very important to us.

Directions to the centre: Take the N59 from Galway city (it is the Moycullen/Clifden road) for approx 6 miles, take a left for Barna, (SIGN FOR MOYCULLEN RIDING CENTRE ON RIGHT HAND SIDE) go one mile up and take right turn at sign, we are at the top of the hill on right hand side. Moycullen Riding Centre is a family run business.
Contact us now on 087 2043944
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Located in Co Galway
Monday, 22 February 2010 00:00

Tuam Riding Centre

Friendly, safe Riding Centre in the west of Ireland, five minutes by car from Tuam town.  Caters for riders of all levels.  Horses provided but clients may bring their own if preferred. 

Pony Camps take place all year around during school holidays.  Arena hire and livery available, birthday parties for children.  Ring Evelyn on 086 8291238 for further information.

Located in Co Galway
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 Bord Failte, 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

The Point Pony Trekking & Horse Riding

Situated in one of the most scenic coastal spots in Connemara, right next to the Atlantic Ocean and the Connemara Championship Golf Links in Ballyconneely.

All treks go along beautiful sandy beaches and follow the spectacular coastline. We cater for all levels of riding and most of our animals are Connemara ponies. Safety hats & boots provided free of charge.

We have largel horses and can cater for tall people.
French, Dutch & German spoken.

Located in Co Galway
Other Activities (tags)
Monday, 22 February 2010 00:00

Sallows Wood Stables

Located in Co Dublin
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

Dunfanaghy Stables Ltd

Welcome to Dunfanaghy Stables!
We are located on the wild rugged coastline of Donegal in the north west of Ireland. We have access to beautiful Atlantic beaches where you can ride for miles without interruption.

We have Connemara ponies and Irish hunters which are sure footed when crossing the mountain paths. We have a varied selection of horses to suit people with all levels of horseriding ability.

If you would like to improve your riding during your time with us, you can get lessons with our BHSAI to give you helpful and practical advice.

Please contact us for anymore information on any of our variety of packages we offer, from half an hour on a horse to week long trails there is plenty of choice for the whole family.

Visit our website and then come and visit us!
www.dunfanaghystables.com
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Phone: 074 9100980 074 9100980
Mobile: 0868280552

Located in Co Donegal
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

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

Carrigart Riding Stables

Located in Co Donegal
Other Activities (tags)
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

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

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

Tulligmore Equestrian Centre

We are a family run centre located near Cork Airport and Kinsale. We provide safe and suitable horses and ponies for all clients. Beginners and advanced riders catered for. Summer camps during July and August for children. Trekking along quite country roads and farmland pathways.

Facilities:

Large outdoor floodlit arena.
Indoor lunging arena.
Livery yard.
Summer Camps for children.
Progressive A.I.R.E test centre.

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

Castlemore Riding School

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

Follyfoot Riding Farm

Follyfoot Riding Farm is located 6 miles north of the beautiful Kinsale town.   We offer hourly and half hourly lessons in our outdoor arena for all levels. Our trekking is varied through the 100 acre tillage farm and we have a nice selection of steady traditional hairy Irish cobs.

We recommend booking in advance in order to avoid disappointment.  Please note children must be 5 years or older to ride.   Hats and boots supplied, also a selected range of back protectors for children.

Open all year round for lessons;              Trekking is confined to summer months;                  

Pony camps Easter and summer;             Closed Sundays and Mondays;

Phone Mary for our very reasonable prices.

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

Valley View Equestrian Centre

Small friendly, busy, family run equestrian centre, sited in North Cork in the heart of Duhallow hunting country.  Catering mostly for children, minimum age 8yrs.  We have a good selections of ponies to cater for the total beginner up to the child who wants to hunt or compete. All children are encouraged to take AIRE exams, which marks their level of competence in both riding and stable management.  The regular clients get a mix of lessons in the arena and also riding through the farm.

Clients can also see the details of up coming events, showjumping, hunter trials, fun rides, childrens hunts etc.  Ponies are available for hire for these.  Pony camps are run during July and August.

Horses and ponies are taken for breaking and schooling and sales preparation.
Ponies and horses are also available for sale. Horses for hire for Duhallow and some other local hunts.

Valley View Equestrian Centre has now got a face book page, with lots of details of upcoming events in the area and hundreds of photos of pupils/ our horses and ponies  and local hunts/ fun rides etc.

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

Clonlara Equestrian Centre

Clonlara Equestrian Centre is situated in the countryside of East Clare, 5 miles from Limerick city.  It is a family run riding school with a competition yard sitting on 120 acres, has top class facilities for all disciplines.

The centre hosts an international indoor arena, two outdoor arenas and a cross country course.    Lessons in all disciplines are offered - showjumping, dressage, cross country or trekking for the leisure rider through the farm.  Lessons are available in a group or as a private session.  Clonlara runs pony camps during school breaks for both advanced and beginner riders.  We host shows in Showjumping, Dressage and Crossjump at various times through the year.  We have an active riding club and provide livery, with private paddocks and access to all facilities for livery owners.  We have a therapeutic room with a mechanical horse and welcome children of special abilities.  

Clonlara Equestrian Centre will offer a warm welcome to all their clients.

Located in Co Clare
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

An Sibin Riding Centre

Come and enjoy our riding holidays in Ireland:

The An Sibin Riding Centre in the West of Ireland is nestled in the rolling hills of rural County Clare. Miles of quiet lanes and paths overlooking panoramic views of the River Shannon are perfect for a relaxed horse-riding holiday in the picturesque landscape. We offer our Residential Riding Holiday with guided hacks from our tastefully restored 300 year old traditional farmhouse with ensuite accommodation and great home cooked food.
And we run our guided 6-day post to post Galway Clare Burren Trail Ride, where you can discover Ireland’s beautiful nature and colourful history from horseback.

Starting at the Shannon River your horse will carry you through scenic rural Ireland with a wide variety of landscapes from bog, forest, rivers, lakes and the famous Burren National Park; finishing near the Cliffs of Moher, overlooking the Aran Islands in the Atlantic Ocean.
French, German and Spanish spoken!

For more information visit: www.irishhorseriding.com

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

Ross House Equestrian Holidays

Our facilites: B+B for guests into "the countryside", Horseriding or Fishing. (B+B for horses can also be arranged)
SJI affiliated shows. Friday night Mini/midi/maxi shows. Occassional clinics, dressage shows. Working Hunter shows. (JumpX or two phase events to be added soon)
Top class indoor 70mX 40m, wax surface + full set of FEI grade SJ
2X all weather outdoor arenas. 20x40 and 50X80
XC schooling arena, part grass/part all weather.
AIRE approved Riding School. BHS instructor. Plus FEI competition coach on-site.
Livery, competition training, Hacking, pony camps, re-schooling of horses/breaking.

 

 

Located in Co Cavan
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