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Bantry Pony Trekking - CLOSED

Coomanore South | Mealagh Valley, Bantry, Ireland
+353 83 143 2614
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Wonderful experience - 5 stars!

I go pony trekking with my daughter regularly at Jennys stables. I had always wanted to learn to... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2017
HannahJaneDare
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Glengarriff, Ireland
Fab experience

Done the indoor pony trotting with my friend and her 10year old son for his birthday.. the... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2017
Ciara M
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We have a large selection of horses and ponies to suit all ages and abilities. Beginners are especially welcome and our carefully selected Irish Cobs are sure to give you a safe pleasant introduction to riding and the Irish countryside. Groups are kept small and are fully escorted and supervised at all times. The private trails are around the farm and up to the summit of Mullaghmesha, where, 580m above sea level, the views are breathtaking and cover a vast area of the West Cork coastline, (on a clear day, and barely your mounts ears in a good Celtic mist). Rides commence with an assessment form, then fitting with helmets, body protectors and riding boots, provided by us, before you meet your horse and head for the hills! - well maybe not quite so fast!
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Coomanore South | Mealagh Valley, Bantry, Ireland
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+353 83 143 2614
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

I go pony trekking with my daughter regularly at Jennys stables. I had always wanted to learn to ride and I'm loving it! We are going for a birthday party soon also. Jenny is a very good teacher and is very welcoming and accommodating. Well...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Done the indoor pony trotting with my friend and her 10year old son for his birthday.. the instructors made us feel so welcome and reasured us as it was our first time horse riding. The horse were so well looked after and friendly. The Birthday...More

Thank Ciara M
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Reviewed June 19, 2017

We booked to do a family pony trek during our half term holiday trip. On the morning of our scheduled adventure the weather was grim!! None of us fancied getting soaked and not being able to see much due to the low hanging mist that...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

Had an absolutely amazing time. Did the hour and a half and could have stayed out all day. The instructors were so good and you could just tell they loved doing what they were doing, a yard full of happy horses and ponies.Just a fabulous...More

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Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

I recently moved to Ireland and wanted to get back riding , I am so pleased I found this place , it's perfect . Booking the lesson was easy and when I arrived I was greeted with friendly faces and it was clear straight away...More

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Jenni A, Manager at Bantry Pony Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us, we appreciate this and that you choose to ride with us.

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Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

We had great fun on the mountain ride - it was the right pace for beginners, and the Irish cob horses were perfectly behaved. Waiting for the mountain ride to begin was also an enjoyable experience as there were plenty of friendly animals - dogs,...More

Thank Chris M
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Jenni A, Manager at Bantry Pony Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, your custom is much appreciated and we look forward to seeing you again

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Reviewed December 29, 2016

We booked a one and a half hour pony trek and both had a wonderful time getting to know our horses in the indoor ring before heading out into the stunning West Cork countryside. The route meandered gently uphill giving us the chance to take...More

Thank Chris O
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Jenni A, Manager at Bantry Pony Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2017

Thank you for choosing to ride with us and for taking the time to write a review,

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Reviewed September 11, 2016

My wife Chris and I had a one and a half hour trek which was very enjoyable . Jenny and Martha were very helpful as we are novices and the ponies ( Jester and Mully ) were very gentle and well behaved. We recommend a...More

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Jenni N, Manager at Bantry Pony Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and thank you for choosing to ride with us, much appreciated

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Reviewed September 4, 2016

This was our second visit to Ireland and Bantry Pony Trekking. Jenni and Martha were super friendly, accommodating and made us feel very welcome. My husband & I went out for an hour trail ride on Mully and Jasper, and the scenery and vistas were...More

Thank Nana P
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Jenni N, Manager at Bantry Pony Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to review us ......much appreciated and lovely to see you both again, glad you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed August 29, 2016

Whilst on holiday in west cork we decided at the last minute to try and book a pony ride for our 4.5yr old daughter (who has never ridden) We only booked her a 15minute ride as we weren't sure how she'd take to it. She...More

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Jenni N, Manager at Bantry Pony Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2016

Thank you for taking time to review us, much appreciated

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