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Knockillaree Riding Centre

Address: Rusheeney Road, Cregg | Connemara, Galway, Oughterard, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 87 9604517
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Ranked #1 of 5 Attractions in Oughterard
Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Outdoor Activities
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Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Outdoor Activities

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Knockillaree Riding Centre is beautifully situated in the Connemara area, a short drive from Galway City. My family and I thoroughly enjoyed our recent visit there. The location has breathtaking views of the mountains and rugged terrain. The more time you spend there, the more you appreciate how the light transforms the landscape with each passing hour of the day.... More 

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Aubel, Liege, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Excellent way to discover conemara! The guide, Roger, is very kind and he Will tell you all about ireland and connemara history ! The horses are also really safe if you've no expérience

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

It was raw, pure, horse riding at it's best. Whether you're a complete novice or competent rider, you'll be in safe hands. Roger and his crew are knowledgeable, intuitive and respectful of both horse and rider. Laced with Irish humour, this is a recipe destined to please. Enjoy your ride, we did

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We opted for a 1 hour trek as my bf had never ridden before. Roger was patient and provided good instruction to him. The horses were lovely and suitable for our levels of experience. The view of Lough Corrib at the peak was beautiful and Roger provided lots of info and history of local area aswell!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We went there with a group of friends and had a blast. To this day, people from the group who had never even ridden a horse still tell me this is their best memory of Ireland. Being an experienced rider myself, I enjoyed it enormously feeling from the start that the horses were safe and nicely bred. MANY THANKS !

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Jerusalem District, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

we visited the riding center as a last minute decision at the end of the day. In spite of the late hour and his obvious tiredness the owner Roger gave my son a very good riding leson. although we paid for half an hour Roger gave almost an hour long lesson, obviously caring deeply about what he does and exerted... More 

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Järvsö, Gävleborgs Län, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

we had a superb afternoon with reliable ponies the best guide who told us so much about connemara and the time that was...i recommend it to everyone who wants more than just sit on a horses back...i am grateful! thankyou roger!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My ride was beautiful and amazing! Roger is a really nice guy and was a great tour guide and gave a good history of the land. I was happy to spend his birthday with him, riding in the hills. The Connemara Pony I was riding had a very good temperament. I would highly recommend going for a ride!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I had a fabulous time with my sister trekking on two gorgeous ponies, Rosie and Terry thanks to Roger and his family. It was my first time on a horse and I learned loads, will be back again! The views were breathtaking!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

This is the place to go, for scenic views that are breath taking as well as the experience on horseback. Roger, the owner, has patience as well as helps each person in the group. He goes to each person, learns your name and advises you for individual guidance for the rider. Regardless of no experience on a horse a some... More 

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