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Address: Blackwater Bridge, Kenmare, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 (64) 66 28939
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Description: Our horse stables are A.I.R.E approved for pleasure rides through the...
Our horse stables are A.I.R.E approved for pleasure rides through the scenic Kenmare - Blackwater area on the ring of Kerry and we have Horses & ponies to suit all. At Blackwater Stables we also offer a wide variety of equine activities, from Trekking and horse riding to lessons With a choice from a pony ride up to two hours riding around the scenic Blackwater area it is an ideal area for any beginner to advanced rider. Whether you have not been in the saddle for years or never have. All gear and training will be provided with no additional cost. Blackwater stables are run to the highest safety standards, with all riders being provided with helmets at all times. All groups are accompanied by a qualified instructor(s) with years of experience and always more than happy to answer any questions you might have along the way. The horses and ponies chosen for the treks are carefully chosen for their quiet temperament and are more that qualified with most having more that three years with us.
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Beautiful, quaint, exciting and heart felt!!!

I'm a horse trainer and jumper back in the states so going on horse tours for me can be so hit or miss. This tour was a ten!! Anne was an amazing guide, the scenery was epic... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
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Lisburn, United Kingdom
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We are a family of 4 with a 9 & 8 year old, we rang in the morning and got a one hour slot in the afternoon for trekking. All horses seemed perfectly suited to each of us, Anne and two assistants took us out for a wonderful trek in the sunny Kerry countryside, she even remembered to stop and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

I'm a horse trainer and jumper back in the states so going on horse tours for me can be so hit or miss. This tour was a ten!! Anne was an amazing guide, the scenery was epic, horses well trained but certainly not boring. My boyfriend and I did a two hour tour, through Forrest and into the sea and... More 

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kenmare
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Blackwater Stables caters for anything from kids Summer camps to Trekking to Training horses. Everyone is catered for and Anna has horses to suit all riders whether you are a begginer or a more acomplished rider. She has the most amazing 2 hr hack through Dromore woods which I enjoyed so much. She is also an excellent teacher and top... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Nice trek and great staff .We booked in a trek for a hen party didn't have any camera with us and staff took some photos for us which was fantastic. Enjoyed the 1hr trek and would recommend

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Bordon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I had a very nice 1 hour hack here on Molly the Cob. They have some lovely horses but I was a tiny bit disappointed in the limitations of their hacking country. That is absolutely no criticism of the stables, owner or horses, which are excellent. It really is more of a proper riding school than a trekking centre, and... More 

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Coppell, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We were lucky enough to find Blackwater Stables by booking through our hotel – Sheen Falls Lodge. They were delightful. They accommodated us with only 1 day’s notice, and were willing to take my daughter out on a private, two hour ride. My daughter has Western riding experience, but not English – nor did we know we would be riding... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

The owner was very pleasant and obliging. The premises are well organised and clean. They catered for a wide range of abilities and ages. The price was reasonable

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porthlaoise
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Best holiday expierence my 3 children my wife and I have had in kenmare. We had a nice 1 hour stroll and all enjoyed it.Horsers are well cared for and well turned out as well as great temperment .family who run the stables are nice,helpfull, and informiate price is good to.woluld highly recomend and will revisit some time in the... More 

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Kenmare, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Anna's ridden internationally. She's really friendly and the horse I rode was her ex-dressage horse who, apart from being beautiful, was the best trained horse I've ever ridden. And Anna's mum insisted on getting the sun lounger out for my husband!

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Ratoath, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Visited with my two kids aged 10 & 8 for the 1 hour trek. We all had a great time. Staff very friendly, horses well looked after & price resonable, would recommend

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Address: Blackwater Bridge, Kenmare, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 (64) 66 28939
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare

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