Horseback riding in Ireland. The two main characteristics that make the reputation of Ireland are the hospitality of the Irish and the quality of their horses: two elements that make it a favorite destination for equestrian holidays ! The offer of horseback riding in Ireland is important and Cap Rando has selected the best providers.
Ireland is rich in history and heritage. Ireland has a unique cultural identity, which it defends firmly. Separated from the United Kingdom by a stretch of sea, this fiercely independent island nation has a population of just under 6 million. With a strong and vibrant Celtic heritage, the Irish have a flair for history, music and literature. They also have a desire for life, an undeniable friendship and a strong affection for their national drink: Guinness ! You will be able to appreciate during your equestrian stay, or your horse riding trips in Ireland, the atmosphere and the welcome of the famous pubs.
STATIONARY HORSEBACK TRAIL RIDE IN IRELAND
CASTLES & MONASTERIES
Enjoy a combination of visiting the ancient Irish castles and monastic ruins with lovely guided trail rides through Irish bogs, fields and local farmland.On this 4 day ride you will visit the impressive Portumna Castle which was the seat of the Earl of Clanricarde and Pallas castle - one of the best preserved tower houses and castle grounds of the 14th century. You will also take a boat ride to Holy Island on the river Shannon to explore the ruins of one of Ireland’s most important monastic settlements, and you will ride to a 5000 year old Celtic tomb.
HORSEBACK TRIP IN IRELAND
CLARE AND BURREN TRAIL RIDE
Horseback trail ride in the heart of Ireland. Following the Celtic trails, from the Slieve mountains in the heart of the island, to the historical Galway bay, on the West coast. This six days horseback riding trip offers to discover the nicest landscapes of Ireland, from Galway and Clare counties. You will be able to discover the famous Aran island and the Buren landscapes.
HORSEBACK TRAIL RIDE IN IRELAND
THE RING OF KERRY
The trail provides an unequalled opportunity to explore the highlands of Kerry with the majestic McGillicuddy Reeks, Ireland’s highest mountain range. Ride on country lanes and mountain tracks and some of the beaches at Waterville and on the magnificent stretch of golden sand at Rossbeigh. The Iveragh Peninsula, with many places of archaeological and historic interest stretches Southwest from Killarney for nearly 40 miles and is highlighted by the world renowned Ring of Kerry.
TRAINING & TRAIL RIDE IN IRELAND
The dream of your own horse for the week at our equestrian centre situated on a lovely remote site surrounded by woods and bog land with endless riding tracks. You will be relaxing in our tastefully restored 300 year old farmhouse with ensuite rooms. As a more experienced rider, you can take your horse out for a different ride every day with a guide. As a novice rider you can gain more knowledge about your new four-legged friend in the daily horsemanship lessons, take part in the basic riding tuition; and of course enjoy the Irish countryside on guided rides.