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Island View Riding Stables

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Lovely ride

Visiting Ireland from the USA, letting me ride even though it was the end of the day, your staff... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Elizabeth W
Breathtaking

On a recent trip to Sligo to visit family I booked a beach ride with Island View, I had to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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For the time of your life on horseback! Island View is a family run Trekking centre and riding school that offer horse riding for all- beginners or experienced, children or adults. Beach rides, lessons, day rides to the stables' private island...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Mount Temple, Moneygold, Grange, Ireland
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+353 71 916 6156
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visiting Ireland from the USA, letting me ride even though it was the end of the day, your staff are friendly and the horses are sweet..what a lovely ride through breathtaking scenery...I only wish next time not to go with children on the ride, as...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a recent trip to Sligo to visit family I booked a beach ride with Island View, I had to rearrange the times and the staff were superbly accommodating. I was really lucky to ride out with experienced group which meant we could all enjoy...More

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horseyursi, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

thanks a Million ! what a fabulous review - thanks for taking the time for putting these lovely words together.

Reviewed 17 September 2018

We did a 2 hour ride with Island View and thoroughly enjoyed our ride on Todd and Jippy! We rode over fields, beach, dunes, the village, and down lanes all the while enjoying our horses and scenery. It was a great way to see a...More

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Island View Rid... L, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi - thanks for your lovely review- you did the right thing and came in September when we are less busy and customers get to go out in small groups. Its also lovely for the horses to have riders who really appreciate them!

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Second time here and went for 1.5 hr beach ride with my 2 daughters and Staff were excellent. Very friendly and helpful and cater for all ages and experience levels. Beach is fabulous and experience is very well priced . I would recommend to anyone...More

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horseyursi, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Thank you so much for your fantastic review, its great to her that you have consistently received a great service. We look forward to meeting you again sometime.

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Had a super trek to the beach with these guys! There were lots of beginners in our group so I expected to just do some walking and trotting, which is fine even though I do enjoy a canter in the beach. However, the stables sent...More

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horseyursi, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

What a lovely review and we really appreciate that you took the time to describe the experience in great detail And we value your endorsement. We look forward to meeting you again .

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

My family and I had a generally positive experience with the beach ride. They take you along the road until you reach the beach and then get to ride along and also do some cantering. Another positive is that Island View is easy to get...More

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Island View Rid... L, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thanks for your nice review. We look forward to meeting you again.

Reviewed 25 July 2018

We were 6 riders of different levels and different wishes. The stable arranged wonderful trips for us on three days, we saw beautiful landscape and had unforgettable experiences. Our requests were thoroughly heard, both for those who wanted speed and adventure, and for those who...More

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horseyursi, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

thanks so much for your lovely review- we are blessed with a beautiful location and love sharing it with our customers. It is also nice to have clients like your group who treat our horses with respect and appreciate them as the lovely reliable horses...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

What a lovely spot. Great horses,lovely guides and freedom to have a proper hack if you have the experience. Thanks for a great afternoon. Cormac and Piaras

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horseyursi, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

What a lovely review. many thanks for taking the time to share your views. We enjoyed taking your for a ride. best of luck and hopefully we will meet you again sometime.)

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

What started out as a beautiful experience riding horses on the beach quickly turned south. The two girls who were the trail guides couldn’t have been older than fifteen years old. It started out fine until lead horse got spooked and the rest followed. The...More

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horseyursi, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

I am sorry that the last part of your ride didn't all go according to plan for you, unfortunately horses are not machines and even the most reliable horses can act out of character ( which is a very rare occasion), as I am sure...More

Reviewed 11 June 2018

I enjoyed a wonderful ride out on yesterday morning with a very pleasant guide for company. I opted for the one and a half hour trek. My horse Bouncer was great to ride and we enjoyed walks, trots and canter's along a deserted beach. On...More

Thank Carol L
horseyursi, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

hi, We pride ourselves in having well schooled trekking horses that listen to the rider and we regularly school them ourselves. Its lovely to hear that you appreciated that and obviously you are an experienced discerning rider. So hanks a million for taking the time...More

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ogarasonya5
19 August 2018|
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Response from horseyursi | Property representative |
hi , We have a maximum weight limit of 220 pounds or 16 stone.
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MarieF1980
15 January 2017|
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Response from horseyursi | Property representative |
hi . Thanks for your enquiry. Its €28 for adults gor a 1hour trek and we do anything from 1 hour up to 5hours. Our website has a listing of all the different rides complete with a short description. The most popular Treks... More
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