Calliaghstown Riding Centre is regarded as one of the best known Equestrian Centres in Ireland. We are situated in Rathcoole, in a quiet rural setting in the foothills of the Dublin and Wicklow mountains, yet just 15 miles from Dublin City. No matter what you are looking for: equestrian holidays and vacations, as well as child and adult horse riding holidays, you can be sure of safe quality horses, many of which were bred at the centre by its owner Grainne Sugars, who has ridden internationally for Ireland. Also on offer is The Wicklow Trail Ride, starting at Calliaghstown Riding Centre, explores the beautiful Wicklow Mountains and Glens of the "Garden of Ireland" finishing in the Monastic 7th Century village of Glendalough.
Glendalough House Equestrian Centre, the brand new trekking and livery centre at Glendalough House, located on the 1,500 acre estate grounds of rolling parkland, pastures and woodlands, and situated in the Wicklow Mountains only 40 minutes drive from Dublin City along the main road to Glendalough. Glendalough House Equestrian caters for a passion for horses in all age groups by developing technical, physical and artistic expertise in a creative environment using proven educational frameworks. As well as catering to needs such as Trekking, Schooling, Show-Jumping (instruction with FEI Coach, John Mulvey) and Eventing (cross country course designed by the world renowned Tommy Brennan coming soon!), the Glendalough House Equestrian experience captures the sheer joy of sharing a journey through the Garden of Ireland’s most idyllic scenery with a trusty steed.Maltfield Stud
Maltfield Stud is situated on 25 acres in the heart of Wicklow, family run Maltfield Stud offers horse and pony owners a variety of livery services tailored to suit the needs of the individual and delivered in a friendly yet professional manner. Located only minutes from dressage and show jumping competition venues, Maltfield Stud could not be better situated for the competitive rider. The hunting enthusiast would be interested to know that Maltfield lies within the hunting boundaries of the Bray Harriers and Wicklow Hunt.
A Coillte forest, approved for horse riding lies next to the stud for lazy hacks with breathtaking views of the Wicklow mountains and coastline. We are only minutes from Brittas Bay beach for a leisurely ride or swim. So we cater for those looking for Beach rides or Forest Trekking in County Wicklow at Maltfield Stud. For those new to riding or those who want to improve their skills, lessons are now available through our newly opened Riding School. Lessons are available for children and adults, catering to all levels and disciplines and we are taking bookings now. We also cater for Children's birthday parties, and we also run Children's pony camps during school holidays.