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Sheans Horse Farm

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38 Coolkeeran Road, Armoy BT53 8XL, Northern Ireland
+44 7759 320434
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Hacking in the Irish countryside

A friend and I joined one of Sheans' 90 minute hacks for experienced riders whilst on holiday in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jasmine B
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Bristol, United Kingdom
A MUST!!

My kids wanted a horse trek adventure on our trip to Ireland and I am so glad we found Sheans to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jinkiezzz
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Yuba City, California
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Enjoy the most extensive Horse / Pony Trekking and Hacking facilities along Ireland’s North Coast at Sheans Horse Farm. Sheans Horse Farm is a Riding School and Trekking Centre on the McKinley family farm in the North Antrim hills. Our riding takes place on miles of offroad tracks that wind high into the beautiful North Antrim Hills. Beginners or confident riders can experience the freedom, fun and buzz of horse riding at Sheans Horse Farm.
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LOCATION
38 Coolkeeran Road, Armoy BT53 8XL, Northern Ireland
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+44 7759 320434
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend and I joined one of Sheans' 90 minute hacks for experienced riders whilst on holiday in Northern Ireland. Danny was very quick to respond to our emails and all staff at the stables were very friendly. Our hack was lead by Justine who...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My kids wanted a horse trek adventure on our trip to Ireland and I am so glad we found Sheans to make it happen! I booked well in advance on line and Danny was very helpful with getting us scheduled. I was unsure of the...More

Thank jinkiezzz
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly and informative. Owner told us history of the battle that took place there and let us dig for peat from the bog. Fantastic scenery at top of hill. I got bog stuck in my sneakers and asked if they had a brush. Daniel...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing picnic ride at Shean’s! They were able to accommodate a group of 4 riders with very different skill levels so that each rider got to ride at their own pace. The views were amazing, the horses were great, and the staff were...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Our CIE tour group was welcomed with tea and scones with jam. We heard an interesting presentation about the area and then shown a demonstration of turf cutting. I thought turf was the green stuff on the fields, it turns out it was peat -...More

Thank Vanessa M
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Friendly, informative, great scones and fascinating history, beautiful horses, and loved learning about peat/turf bricks! Worth the trip!

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We had booked a couple of nights stay at a hotel in Portrush over Easter. We have a 7 year old and 13 year old so it can be difficult to find an activity that they both like. Our 7 year old wants horse riding...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Great day, horses were so well behaved. Cater for beginners to advanced and everyone in between. Perfect way to spend a day and enjoy some of the scenery. Staff were really good and made sure everyone was enjoying themselves.

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely horses and lovely people! Very attentive teachers that made the experience very enjoyable. Took you on a treck through lovely scenery and gave you some freedom on the beautiful horses. Thanks Danny and co for a fabulous day!

Thank Charlotte W
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

We paid a visit as part of a group tour, and enjoyed the tea and scones along with a brief historical presentation and chance to learn how to cut some peat. It was such an enjoyable few hours, and the countryside is just beautiful. So...More

1  Thank katiejay64
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Denise B
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Response from Gilliandash | Reviewed this property |
Head towards centre of Armoy village & turn right at St Olcans primary school onto Glenshesk Rd ,which is towards the Scenic route to the Glens etc.Continue for approx a mile past the Church of Ireland Parish & turn right... More
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