Sligo Horse Riding

Island View Riding Stables, Moneygold, Grange

Island View Riding Stables, Moneygold, Grange, Co Sligo

Island View Riding Stables, Moneygold, Grange, Co Sligo has its stables situated in the scenic North West of Ireland, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and Donegal Bay. Originally from O Connors Island the family settled in the present mainland homestead in the 1950s. In 1994 the horse breeding and riding stables were added to the cattle farm. Today there are over 50 horses and ponies that enjoy a life close to nature in the vast fields between Benbulben Mountain and the sea. The nearest beach is only a few minutes ride from the stables. You can enjoy a fresh canter, a leisurely stroll or a splash in the sea, and a chance to explore the private island on horseback. Bantham hens, runner ducks, rabbits and kittens roam the farm and provide hours of enchantment for young visitors.

Keash Equestrian Centre, Keash, Co Sligo

Keash Equestrian Centre, Keash, Co Sligo

Keash Equestrian Centre is located 20 minutes from Sligo Town and 10 minutes from Boyle Town. Keash is well know for it caves and beautiful countryside. Keash Equestrian Centre caters for all type lessons, livery, registered and unregistered show jumping, SJI Shows and also hold pony camps during all school holidays. For full details keep an eye on our news page for events coming up. There are excellent parking facilities at the equestrian centre for all types of lorries and horse boxes.

Markree Riding Stables, Collooney

Markree Riding Stables, Collooney

Markree Castle Riding Stables was established in February 1999 and has since thrived into a successful business. Paul has been involved in horses all his life. From working with horses in different equestrian centres on a national and international level, in riding schools, in dealing and competition yards, he has gained valuable knowledge, experience and dedication along the way, which we now apply to our own yard.With qualified B.H.S.A.I instructors and our dedicated and experienced staff we give care and personal attention to all of our clients needs, especially the nervous or inexperienced rider. A.I.R.E approved. It would be hard to find a more idyllic location for a riding school than the one at Markree Castle in Sligo. A picturesque castle and acres of parkland filled with graceful mature trees surround these stables. We are a friendly family run quality riding establishment set in the West of Ireland. Paul and Caroline Carty own and manage Markree Castle Riding Stables. We offer a warm and friendly welcome to riders of all abilities, with tailored made programmes to suit all needs.

Sligo Riding School, Carrowmore

Sligo Riding School is located in Carrowmore, Co Sligo. Carromore is nestled between Knocknarea mountain and Union forest, 3 km from Sligo town, site of one of the oldest collections of Megalithic tombs and burial chambers, some dating to 3500 B.C. This area is said to be the first site settled by man in Ireland. This beautiful corner of Ireland is not only home to prehistoric tombs but also to Irelands foremost equestrian facility, Sligo Riding Centre..It’s success and popularity among international guests and local riders alike is due to it’s excellent facilities, skilled instructors, safe and well trained horses and, friendly staff. Sligo riding centre was established in 1971 and is approved by the Association of Irish Riding Establishments.

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