Known to many as ‘the land of the horse’, Ireland is home to some of the best equestrian trails you could imagine! So, if you’re looking to release your inner equine enthusiast, Ireland is the perfect spot to do so. From beach rides to cross-country routes – here are the best equestrian trails in Ireland.
Go Trekking, County Mayo
Ideal for beginners, Go Trekking is located in Westport town, County Mayo and offers one of the longest coastal trails along the Wild Atlantic Way.
If you’re an experienced rider, opt for the beach trek which will take you along the coastline – perfect for taking in the stunning views on horseback!
Castle Leslie Estate, County Monaghan
Situated just 90 minutes outside of Dublin, Castle Leslie Estate boasts one of the best equestrian trails in Ireland – suitable for all levels!
With more than 1,000 acres of Irish countryside to be discovered, the trail at Castle Leslie Estate is one not to be missed.
Dunfanaghy stables, County Donegal
Just along Donegal’s stretch of the Wild Atlantic Way is Dunfanaghy Stables which caters to riders of all levels.
Discover the golden sands of Killahoey Beach or opt to explore the mountains and take in the spectacular views of the Muckish ranges.
Dingle Horseriding, County Kerry
Located in the charming town of Dingle, Dingle Horseriding offers three-day to week-long treks around the famous Dingle Peninsula.
With a maximum of five people in each group, your experience exploring the mountain ranges, sea-cliffs and sandy beaches of Dingle Peninsula will be a unique adventure.
Ashford Equestrian Centre, County Mayo
Located on the grounds of the stunning Ashford Castle Estate, Ashford Equestrian Centre boasts an authentic Irish backdrop made up of Abbeys, ringforts and castles.
This centre is perfect for beginners, families with young kids or even the more experienced rider. You and your riding partner will adore the breathtaking scenery that surrounds you during your ride.
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