Head to the stables after breakfast, receive your instructions for the next days.
Ride from the farm along the shore to Dernish Island and Streedagh Beach. On Streedagh Beach, three ships of the Spanish Armada foundered in 1588, parts of the wreck are still there. Experience the gallop of a lifetime on the golden sands on Streedagh beach. Your horses overnight in a field in Streedagh. We collect you and take you to a B & B near the farm.
We transport you back to Streedagh after breakfast. You prepare your horses for the day and head out along country lanes and old cart tracks passing the ruins of Staid Abbey, you will arrive at a small beach called Trawbawn (White Sands). 7km off shore you will see Inishmurray island, it has a monastic settlement dating back to 500 AD. You will enjoy an unforgettable view from Cullimore Cliffs over Sligo Bay and as far as the coast line of County Mayo. Follow the way to your next overnight stop at a family B &B.
Head off to Ardtarmon Strand passing the lovely Ardtarmon Castle on the way to the magnificent Lissadell Beach. Enjoy an unforgettable gallop on this endless beach in Drumcliffe Bay. Ride through Carney village to Cashelgarron where you will be picked up at Henry’s Pub/Restaurant and brought back to the Horse Holiday Farm, overnight near the farm. Departure next morning after breakfast.
The arrival dates are as follows:
May: 2, 4, 9, 16, 23, 30.
June: 1, 6, 15, 20, 29
July: 18, 20
August: 1, 3, 15, 17, 29, 31.
September: 12, 14, 19, 26, 28
October: 10, 12.
Programmes subject to change.
In order to participate in our Trail riders must be fit and able to trot, canter and gallop at ease, You must also be capable of taking good care of your horse: feed , groom and tack up.
On all programmes children must be over 12 years of age and good riders and also must be capable of spending long hours in the saddle.
For detailed information , please visit our other pages and contact us.
It is sometimes possible to book a riding holiday at short notice: just phone us, send us an email or fill up the
FOR MORE DETAILS :
Tilman and Colette Anhold
Horse Holiday Farm Ltd.
Telephone : (071) 9166152
Fax : (071) 9166400
From Europe and the UK:
Telephone : 00 353 71 9166152
Fax : 00 353 71 9166400
From the USA:
Telephone : 011 353 71 9166152
Fax : 011 353 71 9166400
The Horse Holiday Farm is Bord Fáilte (Irish Tourist Board) approved and
a member of A.I.R.E., the Association of Irish Riding Establishments.