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Address: Moneygold Grange | Sligo, Grange, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 71 916 6156
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Description: For the time of your life on horseback! Island View is a family run...
For the time of your life on horseback! Island View is a family run Trekking centre and riding school that offer horse riding for all- beginners or experienced, children or adults. Beach rides, lessons, day rides to the stables' private island, residential holiday packages, short breaks and horse drawn carriage trips are available all year round.
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Best hack ever

First of all our guide, Johana, was really great. She was great to talk to she showed us some amazing views. Secondly, the stables was really well organised - a huge selection of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
Madeleine_Mia
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

First of all our guide, Johana, was really great. She was great to talk to she showed us some amazing views. Secondly, the stables was really well organised - a huge selection of boots and helmets which all fit properly. The horses were well looked after, they were happy and healthy. We went on the two-hour hack which featured great... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I alsways wanted to ride on the beach, although I am a nervous rider when it comes to ridnig outdoors. My daughter and I went for a ride for an hour with our horses Teddy and Nala. Trotting away along the water was awsome. The horses aren't scared of much, water, wind, farm animals, cars, nothing seems to worry them.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Island View Riding Stables is great - excellent instructors, great beach treks. Am really enjoying learning to ride again there after many many years out of the saddle. Highly recommend this lovely place.

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northern ireland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

It was the windiest day of 2015, with gale force winds coming across the Atlantic, hail, rain, sleet and snow, but that didn't deter the owner of Island View Riding Stables. We booked our appointment for three of us for 12pm. All beginner riders. We were given our horses, Meg, was one and I cant remember the other two, but... More 

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horseyursi, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this review

You girls were such great Craic !A memorable ride out for me in great company. You ladies managed the elements very well and I have no doubt you enjoy yourselves no matter where you go. It certainly was the Wild Atlantic Way at its most spectacular ! Looking forward to showing you North Sligo on a sunny summers day next... More 

Sligo, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I highly recommend this family owned and organised farm attraction,over looking the panoramic vista of beaches and islands,that comprise the Heritage area of Grange and Moneygold. I have sent my European students and visitors, to ride on beach treks, on safe well mannered ponies,cobs and traditional Irish horses,many homebred, and personally trained by Ursula and her qualified staff. I have... More 

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horseyursi, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this review

Thanks so much for this wonderful review. The formula is simple: Assess the riders and their needs, treat your horses well and act responsibly- then ad to that a bit of fun ! I learnt this basic recipe at a very nice stables that worked on the same principle. We really apreciate the referrals we get from yourself and so... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I did a beach ride as part of a Wild West Irish tour and it was the highlight of my whole Ireland/UK trip. I have done a reasonable amount of riding and have been to stables where you aren't allowed to canter, they don't cater for nervous riders, and they don't keep an eye on beginners ("Just hop on and... More 

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horseyursi, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this review

What a fabulous review ! Thanks very much . I must return the compliment to yourself and Wild West Irish Tours ... Anybody that has come to us as part of their groups has always been the most pleasant customers one could wish for and so appreciative of the horses, the staff and the scenery! More 

Dublin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My girlfriend and I had a wonderful 2 hour beach and bog ride with Ursula and Bianca. We were at different levels and both were catered for. I enjoyed learning to trot and my girlfriend was brought off for a gallop and a canter on the beach and again on the bog trek. It was a great way to also... More 

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horseyursi, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to wrote a lovely review for us. It is our policy to cater for all levels and aim for all riders to go at a pace that is safe eand enjoyable for them . It begins with matching them to a suitable horse and continues with giving everybody the support or encouragement they need .... More 

Sydney, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We did the Gleniff Horseshoe with Ursula and Rocco and Toddy. Great ride. Nice pace with plenty of trots and canters. Great horses. Beautiful landscape. Cracking mythology and blarney. Nice basic packed lunch. What's not to like. Recommended if you're after a horse ride.

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Island View Rid... L, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this review

Thanks guys for your very nice review . I really enjoyed the ride out with you . By the way our little picnic site by the derelict barytes mill has since been awarded " top picnic place for families ". More 

Leighlinbridge
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We went for a 1 hour beach trek with Island View Riding Stables in early August - and it was the activity that made our holiday! We were novices - myself, my husband and my four year old had never been on a horse - and my 9 year old had ridden a little - but it really didn't matter.... More 

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horseyursi, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this review

hi , Thanks somuch for your review. I will pass your comments on to Sophia , who loves kids and has a great way with them . It would be lovely if your little trip ont he beach here inspired an interest in riding in your chidlren - it is such a lovely sport and great for their confidence and... More 

Malta
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64 reviews 64 reviews
37 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Who can say 'no' to horseriding on the beach ? Dedicated and experienced riders take you on a tour you'll never forget.

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horseyursi, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this review

Thanks such much for your nice review of our stables. More 

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