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Island View Riding Stables

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Open Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Excellent Beach and hill riding!

We have driven by The Grange Riding many times going through on the way to Galway. We always said... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lost-to-the-World
Lovely ride

Visiting Ireland from the USA, letting me ride even though it was the end of the day, your staff... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Mount Temple, Moneygold, Grange, Ireland
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+353 71 916 6156
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have driven by The Grange Riding many times going through on the way to Galway. We always said, we must ride there next time! Next time came on 21/December last. Since many riding places close through the Winter, To get a hack out is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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horseyursi, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a beautiful and detailed review! Thanks so much because it does take time to think up and write- we really appreciate it. It was lovely to have you both riding with us - we look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed October 20, 2018

Visiting Ireland from the USA, letting me ride even though it was the end of the day, your staff are friendly and the horses are sweet..what a lovely ride through breathtaking scenery...I only wish next time not to go with children on the ride, as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elizabeth W
horseyursi, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for a wonderful review! How nice that you weren’t afraid to drop in when passing . We get quite a lot of passing trade but of course if you prebook it’s easier to organise a ride that is tailored to your...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

On a recent trip to Sligo to visit family I booked a beach ride with Island View, I had to rearrange the times and the staff were superbly accommodating. I was really lucky to ride out with experienced group which meant we could all enjoy...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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horseyursi, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

thanks a Million ! what a fabulous review - thanks for taking the time for putting these lovely words together.

Reviewed September 17, 2018

We did a 2 hour ride with Island View and thoroughly enjoyed our ride on Todd and Jippy! We rode over fields, beach, dunes, the village, and down lanes all the while enjoying our horses and scenery. It was a great way to see a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Island View Rid... L, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Hi - thanks for your lovely review- you did the right thing and came in September when we are less busy and customers get to go out in small groups. Its also lovely for the horses to have riders who really appreciate them!

Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Second time here and went for 1.5 hr beach ride with my 2 daughters and Staff were excellent. Very friendly and helpful and cater for all ages and experience levels. Beach is fabulous and experience is very well priced . I would recommend to anyone...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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horseyursi, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Thank you so much for your fantastic review, its great to her that you have consistently received a great service. We look forward to meeting you again sometime.

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Had a super trek to the beach with these guys! There were lots of beginners in our group so I expected to just do some walking and trotting, which is fine even though I do enjoy a canter in the beach. However, the stables sent...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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horseyursi, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

What a lovely review and we really appreciate that you took the time to describe the experience in great detail And we value your endorsement. We look forward to meeting you again .

Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

My family and I had a generally positive experience with the beach ride. They take you along the road until you reach the beach and then get to ride along and also do some cantering. Another positive is that Island View is easy to get...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Island View Rid... L, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Thanks for your nice review. We look forward to meeting you again.

Reviewed July 25, 2018

We were 6 riders of different levels and different wishes. The stable arranged wonderful trips for us on three days, we saw beautiful landscape and had unforgettable experiences. Our requests were thoroughly heard, both for those who wanted speed and adventure, and for those who...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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horseyursi, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2018

thanks so much for your lovely review- we are blessed with a beautiful location and love sharing it with our customers. It is also nice to have clients like your group who treat our horses with respect and appreciate them as the lovely reliable horses...More

Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

What a lovely spot. Great horses,lovely guides and freedom to have a proper hack if you have the experience. Thanks for a great afternoon. Cormac and Piaras

Date of experience: July 2018
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horseyursi, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2018

What a lovely review. many thanks for taking the time to share your views. We enjoyed taking your for a ride. best of luck and hopefully we will meet you again sometime.)

Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

What started out as a beautiful experience riding horses on the beach quickly turned south. The two girls who were the trail guides couldn’t have been older than fifteen years old. It started out fine until lead horse got spooked and the rest followed. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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horseyursi, Owner at Island View Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2018

I am sorry that the last part of your ride didn't all go according to plan for you, unfortunately horses are not machines and even the most reliable horses can act out of character ( which is a very rare occasion), as I am sure...More

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ogarasonya5
August 19, 2018|
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Response from horseyursi | Property representative |
hi , We have a maximum weight limit of 220 pounds or 16 stone.
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MarieF1980
January 14, 2017|
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Response from horseyursi | Property representative |
hi . Thanks for your enquiry. Its €28 for adults gor a 1hour trek and we do anything from 1 hour up to 5hours. Our website has a listing of all the different rides complete with a short description. The most popular Treks... More
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