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Flowerhill Equestrian Centre

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Cross Country Heaven

If you live, breath, and dream cross country this is the place for you. I spent 6 days here and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
CalGirl435
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Enjoy and learn real cross country jumping

Thank you Flower Hill Team for a most enjoyable week of thrilling riding and jumping. Oliver and... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2019
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Welcome to our TripAdvisor page. I am Oliver Walsh and for the past 15 years I have welcomed visitors from all over the world to Flowerhill Equestrian Centre in Co Galway, Ireland. Visitors come for the hospitality, willing and fit horses, extensive...more
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you live, breath, and dream cross country this is the place for you. I spent 6 days here and rode 13 different horses. The quality of the horses is very high - they’re forward and eager but sensible and know their jobs. There are...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 16, 2019

Thank you Flower Hill Team for a most enjoyable week of thrilling riding and jumping. Oliver and his Team of experienced riders have safely kept us challenged during a week riding around the magnificent estate with hundreds of jumps and drops. Never under pressure but...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 29, 2019

If you are an experienced rider and want to take your riding to the next level at XC (or are a confident rider that wants to learn XC jumping) THIS is the place for you. Excellent horses, fit, responsive and fun. Solid equipment and in...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed November 26, 2018

Fabulous horses, great jumps, nothing but encouragement but with no pressure. Love this place and will be back

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Oliver and his staff are all very friendly. The horses are very good and energetic. The cross country course is very good and suits all types of riders from novice to advanced and you’re definitely not pressured to anything jumps you don’t want to. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

My wife has taken several lessons/ rides here and has had a great experience every time. She was able to ride with the hounds once and still considers that ride to be one of the best in her life. I would recommend you have a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

I’ve visited Flowerhill equestrian centre several times last two years. The first time was for a long weekend in late June 2016. I had been recommended the place by several people over the last few years, so when Far and Ride took it on, I...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank tilk210
Reviewed May 23, 2018

My friend and I spent 3 days riding at Flower Hill. What a blast! Oliver and team are a special group of people and the horses are amazing. The grounds are breathtaking and the jumping experience was so much fun. I rode Zorrow, Peter Pan...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2017

Fantastic and varied cross country course, I jumped things I never thought I would be able to. Myself and my boyfriend went for two days riding at Flowerhill, my boyfriend had not jumped at all previously and after two days, he was jumping absolutely everything....More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed August 25, 2017

We spent 4 nights here in july for cross country riding. It was an amazing experience, already booked a new trip:) Really nice place, the horses are amazing and so are the people! Alot of varied and challenging jumps, an xc heaven!!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Response from Sarah G | Reviewed this property |
They range from small logs to larger more challenging jumps, skinnies, drops, steps etc for the braver more confident rider. There is no pressure to do anything you don't feel comfortable with and the horses know their jobs... More
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You can call and check, but last time we were there they had a few to borrow.
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