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Island View Riding Stables

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| Mount Temple, Moneygold, Grange, Ireland
+353 71 916 6156
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Amazing beach ride

We were a group of 13 people (mostly beginners) and we enjoyed the beach ride very much. The staf f... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
Michaela B
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Praha, Česká Republika
Beach ride.

Fantastic ride out on the beach today. I hadn't ridden for a few years , but need not have worried... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
Inniscoole
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Belfast
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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, residential holiday packages and short breaks are available all year round.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
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 24 September 2017

We were a group of 13 people (mostly beginners) and we enjoyed the beach ride very much. The staf f were helpfull and nice. We will definitely come back! Thank you for a great experience. :-)

Thank Michaela B
horseyursi, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you for a great review! You were a lovely bunch and we look forward to having you back !

Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic ride out on the beach today. I hadn't ridden for a few years , but need not have worried. My guide was lovely, the stunning beach is "just there". But best of all my horse was gentle, whilst being interested, lively and responsive. Which...More

Thank Inniscoole
horseyursi, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thanks so much for your fab review. September is a nice time to come to us - you get individual attention and the horses also enjoy the beach spin themselves! We will be open throughout the winter if you feel you want to come back...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017

I visited Island View earlier this month for a two hour beach and bog ride whilst on holiday in the area. The staff were very helpful when booking over the phone and although the centre was extremely busy on the day of my visit took...More

Thank Katie_b00
horseyursi, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Hi What a lovely detailed review! We really appreciate the time and care you took to write it . Good to see Molly getting the thumbs up which she totally deserves. I would imagine that your ride must have done a good bit of fast...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We just saw the stables passing by and decided to bring our 9 year old and 5 year old in. Although they were busy Ellen said she would bring the girls for a half hour trot. She was so nice, the girls and her chatted...More

Thank MichelleMc82
Island View Rid... L, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thanks for your lovely review - Ellen enjoyed the spin with the two chatty young ladies . We look forward to seeing you again some time.

Reviewed 23 August 2017

My two teenage daughters went on several treks this summer with their Dublin friends at Island View.Even though there was abit of a wait some days it was all worth it as they had a fantastic time.Whilst they were out on a trek my nine...More

Thank Alyson n
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I went on the two hour beach and bog ride on a beautiful day. Unfortunately only a few minutes of it was idyllic. I'm an OK rider but never felt I got my bearings and struggled for confidence and control. Part of it may have...More

Thank Meemschirk
Island View Rid... L, Manager at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

hi , thanks for your review - I always like to use reviews to find where we can improve the service. Unfortunately I am having difficulty here, I am trying to make sense of what you wrote. You said you felt you struggled for confidence...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic trip onto a beautiful beach, which we had to ourselves. The horses are so well trained, there was no safety concern for a novice like myself. Lovely guide, would have no problem recommending

Thank nc37onn
Island View Rid... L, Manager at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us and of course we are always happy to receive such positive feedback. Looking forward to meeting you again some time.

Reviewed 8 August 2017

Island View cares about the individual horseback rider. While I am an experienced English rider, I know that Ursula and Raymond are able to accommodate riders at all levels and provide them with an unforgettable and, most importantly, safe experience. The horses are top notch,...More

Thank Irishdancer22
Island View Rid... L, Manager at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Hi. Thanks so much for your fantastic review. We enjoyed having you ride with us again this year and I am so happy you enjoyed this years horse as much as your favourite last year. Always a pleasure to do business with you and I...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017

My daughter and I went for a beach ride. I felt happy that we would be paired up with appropriate mounts when I was asked about our riding experience, size and weight. We both ride weekly at our local stables and I gave an honest...More

5  Thank Anne-Marie M
Island View Rid... L, Manager at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Hi, Thanks for your review. Its always good to get feedback so we can review our procedures here. I made enquiries with staff when I got your review as we pride ourselves in getting the match right (almost) all the time . Your child was...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017

My husband saw sign on the road and spontaneously we went in. Best decision ever. Our two children 14 and 11 both absolute beginners, within minutes of instruction were having a wonderful time. We were encouraged to accompany them on the walk ourselves for the...More

1  Thank Roisin O
Island View Rid... L, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

We are delighted to receive your review. A lot of our business is spontaneous you were lucky we were able to take you on the spot and I guess we were lucky that you picked our stables foryour equestrian experience. We love it when we...More

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Marie F
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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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