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Calveys Equestrian Centre

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Slievemore, Achill Island, Ireland
+353 87 988 1093
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Our girls were able to go on 1.5 hour ride - first in the arena to get used to the ponys and then... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mj_grov
Just as good as the photo you see on Calvey's Website.

I love this place. I look forward to riding here every year and blasting up that beach on a wee... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
Bronagh K
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Slievemore, Achill Island, Ireland
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+353 87 988 1093
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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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
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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
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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
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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

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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
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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 K C
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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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Reviewed 12 August 2016

I so enjoyed the horse riding me and my wife went to try this few weeks back and we really enjoyed it. Highly recommended! Thanks to Lorna.

2  Thank Daniel R
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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

My 6 year old daughter and 9 year old son had a great time this morning. They had no prior experience and were a little nervous to begin with but on collection they seemed to have got over their initial fears and had a great...More

1  Thank Adrian F
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

4th year in a row I've come back to ride here. Love the horses, Love the People, Love the Treks, Love the Scenery, Love the Beach Ride. In short, brilliant!!

2  Thank Ronnie W
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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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