Pony trekking in County Clare

Suitable for

Beginners

Group size

1-12

Ideal length

1/2 day

When to go

All year round

Price

From £ 50pp

Get your kids up in the saddle and let them enjoy the thrill of pony trekking natural trails. Expose them to the wilderness and beauty of nature as they learn a skill that will last a lifetime. 

Get your kids up in the saddle and let them enjoy the thrill of pony trekking natural trails. Expose them to the wilderness and beauty of nature as they learn a skill that will last a lifetime. 

At Castlefergus Riding Stables, children from the age of 3 can enjoy horse riding through the woods and in fields during summer months. We have a great team of lovely, quiet ponies. Your kids will be in good hands with our experienced professionals and will be fully provided with helmets and boots. Managed and owned by the O'Brien family, Castlefergus Equestrian offers a range of trail-riding options to kids individually as well as to groups. We have been working with horses for generations.  

Your guide

Castlefergus Equestrian


Castlefergus Equestrian is owned and managed by the O'Brien family, who have been working with horses for generations. Choose from various trail riding options including group or individual activities for persons of all ages and experience. Situated within 100 acres of rolling farmland in the heart of County Clare, we are rated among the best equestrian centres in Ireland.   

Additional info

During Easter and through the entire summer in June, July and August, we run fun-packed pony camps for children and teenagers. Every day, the children have an imparted a practical lesson in pony care. This helps them understand the nuances of this practice. As of now, we offer 4 types of courses:

  • Riding: Improve the riding skills of your kids every day.
  • Pony Care: Learn practical experience in rugging, bandaging, grooming and tack cleaning.
  • Best Turned Out Pony: Learn to groom, plait and deck ponies out with ribbons.
  • Show-Jumping Competition: More experienced riders may enjoy friendly show-jumping competitions during the fun-filled week.
  • You can make it a full day experience!

Included

  • Safety kits
  • Bespoke packages

Not Included

  • Meals and beverages

Included

  • Bespoke adventure for you or your group.

Not Included

  • Meals/ drinks
  • Personal activity insurance

How to get there

Flight from London to Shannon Airport in Ireland

You can find cheap flights -starting at £19.00- from London to Shannon Airport in websites like Skyscanner and Kayak.

Car from Shannon Airport

The place is connected well with other cities via train and bus. It is located at just a 2-hour journey from the Shannon Airport in Ireland.  From the airport, you can hire a taxi to reach our activity centre. 

Client reviews

Their place is absolutely lovely! Breathtaking views and just amazing horse riding experience. Will absolutely do it again when we return to Ireland for the next trip. This is by far the best place I’ve rode at! Super clean and super nice people. Love it!

Josie M
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