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Knockillaree Riding Centre

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Address: Rusheeney Road, Cregg | Connemara, Galway, Oughterard, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 87 9604517
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It was fantastic, also I have not been sitiing on a horse before. Tom gave me good advice and the horse was class.we even went in the lake for a swim on the horses. All in all I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Staff are very friendly. The ride is on the pavement for the majority of the time. Horses are well trained for riding, but are not very well trained otherwise e.g. when out of their stable, they have learned to rush to the hay regardless of orders, and as a result one horse has stepped on my shoe, missing my ankle... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It was fantastic, also I have not been sitiing on a horse before. Tom gave me good advice and the horse was class.we even went in the lake for a swim on the horses. All in all I can highly recommend it.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

We absolutely loved our trek. Roger was one of the friendliest people we met on the trip. He was eager for us to explore the area and very patient with us as we were all beginner riders. The ponies were extremely calm and very well trained. His staff greeted us when we got there and they were so nice and... More 

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County Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Really enjoyed a trek around the Connemara Countryside. Roger gave us a great talk about the history of the area and the landscape. Couldn't recommend it enough.

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Beautiful views of historic and scenic Connemara. We saw logh corrie and were surrounded by hills and boglands. The ponies were lovely and friendly. I had never even ridden before and managed to have a really enjoyable trot!... Thanks also to a very patient guide! Thank you Roger!! 😊👍

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Professional, friendly and very knowledgeable. Safe calm ponies and horses so you can relax and enjoy the amazing scenery and hear all about the area. A great experience. Thank you so much.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

My friend and I grew up riding and showing together. We couldn't wait for the highlight of our trip to Ireland, a Connemara Pony Trek. I researched several stables in County Galway, and chose Knockillaree based on their flexibility and willingness to meet our exact requests regarding skill level, length of ride, type of terrain and general overall experience. We... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This riding school is a friendly and engaging place. Roger offers a trek up the hills behind oughterard that shows you fabulous views over the galway countryside. My boyfriend and I are at different levels of ability but it truly doesn't matter here as Roger caters for all with the lovely horses and ponies he has. I highly recommend this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Roger welcomed our motley group of townies to his busy yard. He introduced us to our lovely ponies and once we were all happily comfortable in the saddle we set off on a 2 hour jaunt through the beautiful Galway countryside. Roger pointed out points of interest, including ancient burial sites and fortifications. He shared his love of nature and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Being a small group of horse-lovers from north Sweden of different ages (11, 22 and 46) we all liked riding the Connemara ponies at the Knockillaree Riding Centre. Tom who led the ride was very experienced, and we relaxed on our nicely trained ponies and enjoyed the landscape scenery. For the level of experience of riding we had the ride... More 

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Address: Rusheeney Road, Cregg | Connemara, Galway, Oughterard, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 87 9604517
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Oughterard

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