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Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre

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Carrowholly, Westport, Ireland
+353 87 636 6278
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My horse was not safe for a trail ride!

It looks like my experience was an exception to how much others enjoyed their rides. I was with a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
cherylsalamie
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Lake Oswego, Oregon
Horseback riding on beach and beautiful countryside

This was a wonderful ride with competent and affable leaders, excellent Irish Cobs to ride, and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
stoxnard
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Exeter, New Hampshire
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Carrowholly Stables is situated 3 miles from Westport town in the beautiful west coast of Ireland and is the perfect choice for all your horse riding. We offer pony camps, group parties, beach and trail rides suitable for all levels of riders from the beginner to the more accomplished enthusiast. We have a wide range of horses and ponies from 11hh- 17hh to suit all abilities (We have ponies ranging in height from 107-148 cm and our horses range in height from 149-165 cm). Packages can be tailor made to suit your requirements. Discounts are available for groups and regular bookings. A.I.R.E. and Failte Ireland Approved.
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“hour trek” (14 reviews)
“horse riding” (12 reviews)
“amazing trek” (4 reviews)
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Carrowholly, Westport, Ireland
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+353 87 636 6278
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It looks like my experience was an exception to how much others enjoyed their rides. I was with a group and given a beautiful young horse named Slider. Even though Slider wasn't acting up, Joe (a nice staff member who walked along with the group)...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a wonderful ride with competent and affable leaders, excellent Irish Cobs to ride, and great organizational skills. The ride was flexible to include a beginner rider as well as two experienced ones. The terrain was beautiful and safe and we went galloping on...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful experience today and even though some in our group were a little nervous during the venture the instructors were reassuring! Loved the trot through the water😁

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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing experience on the trek through beaches and hills with a group guided by very knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful guides Helena, Joe, and Graham! Went as a solo rider, but met some great people on the ride. I got to see seals while...More

Thank lindsay d
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

My husband and I had a wonderful trek with Helena & Joe who were patient and friendly. We were warmly welcomed and geared up while they took the time to learn our abilities and teach the basics needed for the ride. Set off on an...More

Thank Sharon D
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Amazing!!! The scenery, the gallop on the beach, my horse Tongo, the lovely kitty and our amazing super cool guide Joe( riding one handed while filming our gallop in the sea!!) : money well spent!!!!! Thanks guys❤️

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

My daughters (10 and 8) who have never ridden before and myself who hasn’t rode in well over 20 years had a beautiful mornings trek with Helena. The ponies were perfect and I felt we were all very safe and in great hands with Helena...More

Thank Susan S
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went for an early morning trek and were amazed by the views on this trek. Helena led the group and took Care of each of us, making sure we were comfortable on our horses and having fun. The views were also...More

Thank Kerri W
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Wow!! Want an amazing horse back experience??? Well this is the place for you. Did the two hour trek. Arrived to the stables to meet Kitty and her amazing staff. I knew immediately that it was going to be a great ride. Happy staff, very...More

Thank Mary O
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed a two hour trek past stunning scenery, going through Beach, up to beautiful old ruins. I'm a beginner and they accomodated very well. Thank you!

Thank Stephen D
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beach18mil
3 June 2017|
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Response from roisinkelly92 | Reviewed this property |
Hello! Yes the stables caters for groups of all levels and offers beautiful beach rides. Please contact the stables for further information via email or call on 0876366278
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lenacast
18 January 2016|
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Response from amye_123 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, we had a trek at around 2pm which was fantastic-can highly recommend. Our trek was last September so I'm sure this year will be fine too.
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KateMQ
4 August 2015|
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Response from rockclimberfamily | Reviewed this property |
A few miles, need a car
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