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Calveys Equestrian Centre

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Best beach ride!

My 14 yr old son and I had the beach canter today with Leone. It was fantastic! The horses really... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Sam B
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Forest of Dean, United Kingdom
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Beautiful scenery

Was here yesterday with the hubby. Had a lovely lesson before we went out with our guide Emily. Was... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Scauldy
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Boyle, Ireland
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

My 14 yr old son and I had the beach canter today with Leone. It was fantastic! The horses really enjoy their job and Leone was very considerate checking we were OK and explaining how to handle the horses on the beach. We galloped three...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Was here yesterday with the hubby. Had a lovely lesson before we went out with our guide Emily. Was out for 1 hour and went around the sandy banks, through the town and then back so we did a full loop. Everyone here was very...More

Thank Scauldy
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

I visited twice with my 6 year old there, first for three hour pony camp, then for the 1½ hour trek along the beach. She loved it! We both loved it. So much that she was crying when we left Achill, because she'd miss the...More

Thank LasseF1
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Our girls were able to go on 1.5 hour ride - first in the arena to get used to the ponys and then led down to the lake. They probably could have handled being off lead, but I guess better to be safer with people...More

1  Thank mj_grov
Reviewed 26 March 2018

I love this place. I look forward to riding here every year and blasting up that beach on a wee Connemara pony. Riding on the sandybanks too. Can't wait until July this year again. Good quality ponies and horses. Riding suitable for all abilities. Lessons...More

1  Thank Bronagh K
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I was a bit hesitant in booking as I have one very nervous child who is 10 and she has no experience in horses. The staff were so friendly and really put her at ease and she ended up loving it. My other daughter is...More

1  Thank Dubgall
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

70 € payable in advance for, theoretically, one hour and half of riding with substantial beach canter (as indicated by written flyer). Practically, a little more than an hour with one or two hundred meters and a little minute of beach canter. Riders friends, do...More

2  Thank 27jackyf
orla d, Front Office Manager at Calveys Equestrian Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Dear Reviewer We would like to respond to your review. You did indeed book a Bervie Beach Canter and it is a 1.5 hr trek. We make reference to our '2 Hour Beach Gallop' on our flyer, which is a completely different offering. We feel...More

Reviewed 2 August 2017

Amazing setting for horse riding. Lovely horses and great people. A brilliant place for children and adults alike. Fabulous memories of cantering through the water on our beach ride and of cantering on the sandybanks, followed by a leisurely walk home. Wish I was there...More

1  Thank Bronagh K
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

My fiancée and I had booked to do a scenic trek but the weather was dangerously windy so we did a short stroll on the horses after a 30 min lesson. Lorna and Hope were great and very patient. We both had never been on...More

1  Thank Charmmykat
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The staff were so welcoming and the horses wonderful. We were a group of three, and were quickly kitted out with hats and boots and wonderful ponies that suited us perfectly. Our different levels of experience were accommodated very well. The experienced rider was taken...More

2  Thank JoelMol
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Martha C
12 June 2017|
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Response from orla d | Property representative |
Hi Martha We offer lots of different treks for the various riding abilities and ages of our riders. Please see our website calveysofachill Or please call us on 00353 87 9881093 Thank you
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