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Horseback Riding in Ireland for All Riding Levels

A horseback riding trip to Ireland may seem intriguing to you as you imagine the rolling green fields with a majestic castle in the distance. Yet, as you think more about the details of the trip itself, chances are you have questions that relate to the suitability of your riding level for these trips. When you choose Ireland Horse Back Riding for your vacation needs, you will be afforded the ability to pick a thrilling package that is designed to meet the riding ability of you and your travel partners. 3 Ireland Horse Back Riding Packages by Riding Level While we offer many packages with inviting features, here are 3 examples of packages that can be chosen based on riding level: Novice: The Castle Leslie Equestrian Resort package is one that would suit both the novice and advanced rider alongside a backdrop of Irish beauty. If you or a guest if a novice rider looking for more riding experience, this package offers the option to take arena riding lessons and practice on a full-sized simulated horse. For the advanced rider in your group, the excitement of country jumps and long rides is also offered as part of this package. Intermediate: While experiencing Ireland through the Markree Castle Coast Trail Ride package, yours and your guests’ horses will gallop beside breathtaking coastlines to arrive at the entrances of ancient cemeteries and authentic Irish pubs. Advanced: For the intermediate to advanced rider, the Gaelic Trails to the Cliffs of Moher Ride package will take you through winding trails and rugged limestone mountainsides to sight-see at ancient ritual sites that ends with...

Ireland’s Top Horseback Riding Adventures and More

Experiencing Ireland by horseback cannot be equaled by the usual mundane travel package that has you travelling by foot or car to a few Irish destinations. Ireland’s most scenic sights can only be reached by horseback. However, you may find yourself wondering whether horseback riding packages offer more than sitting on a saddle for the length of your trip. At Ireland Horse Back Riding, we have packages that provide you with the opportunity to participate in activities outside of horseback riding to ensure you have a well-rounded trip filled with excitement and relaxation. Horseback Riding in Ireland and More If you prefer a trip that allows you to visit Ireland by horseback with other traditional vacation activities available, here are a portion of the packages we offer that can fulfill your wants: Loughrae Castle Trip: From soothing trail trotting to fast galloping to fox hunting amid forests and lush hills, your entire group will be immersed in activities. Once you are finished with riding, your stately accommodations at Cloghan Castle will provide you with opportunities to explore the grounds of this impressive property, participation in hiking adventures and a day of Mount Juliet Equestrian Resort Trip: This is the ultimate ride and golf package that affords you the experience of riding the numerous trails of this expansive 1,500 acre estate, while your day of golfing at the Jack Nicklaus-designed course awaits your swing. Horsemanship Holiday Trip: While riding on an Irish Sport Horse, you can trot or jump your way across the countryside with expert guides at your side. When you are finished with your invigorating horseback riding excursions,...

From Jumping to Trail Riding – See Ireland the Old-Fashioned Way

The Irish culture is known for its love of horses that spans across the ages. When you visit Ireland, we provide you with the opportunity to see the land and experience the Irish culture in the old-fashioned way with one of its remarkable packages that include different types of horseback riding, varied locations scattered across the country and first-rate accommodations from castles to four star hotels. How to Choose a Package That’s Right for You Ireland Horseback Riding divides its packages by the type of terrain you will cross on horseback and the recommended riding level to comfortably take part in the excursions. Novice: If you are a novice, it is suggested that you choose a package that takes riders over flat land while walking, trotting and cantering. These packages are no less extravagant than those set aside for intermediates and advanced riders. Novice riders can take part in the “Ride and Golf” package at the Mount Juliet Equestrian Resort or the Celtic Ring of Kerry Ride. Other breathtaking attractions for the novice rider include the Castle Leslie or a tour of the County Limerick. Intermediate: For the intermediate rider, you can pick a package that features long trots and canters over both flat and hilly terrain. Some of the packages that are available to intermediate riders include: riding across 140 miles of ancient Celtic trails through mountain passes, famous ritual sites and holy wells; attending the Ballinasloe Horse Fair and visiting the ruins of Holy Island; and touring the 14th Century Parkes Castle with cantering on the Western shore. Advanced: We offer packages to the advanced rider that allow galloping...

See Ireland from the Saddle

Ireland offers its visitors a glorious countryside dotted with castles and awe-inspiring sights with historical significance. However, why would you want to take the same tour as everyone else when you can see Ireland from a saddle? Horseback riding is a unique and exciting way to experience all that Ireland has to offer and High Pointe Tours is the source to make it happen with their superior accommodations and wide array of packages featuring a robust horse stock at each location from which to choose. Why Choose Ireland Horseback Riding for Your Trip When you select us to plan your trip to Ireland, you will be able to customize your visit with the assistance of highly qualified travel consultants. Here are the options that will determine the tour that will be perfect for you: Skill Level: Whether you are a novice, intermediate or an advanced rider, we offer packages that will suit your riding ability in a variety of settings. Novice riders are guided in walking, trotting and cantering on flat terrain. Intermediate riders can take part in longer trots and canters over flat and hilly terrain. Advanced riders will be able to gallop across hilly and mountainous terrain along narrow paths and possibly engage the horse in jumping flat. Places to Stay: Perhaps, you’ve dreamed of resting your head in an Irish castle or traveling from one inn to the next allowing you to take in the charm of the land and culture. Whatever your dream, we can make it a reality with their extraordinary accommodations that please even the most discerning guest. Things to Do: With Ireland Horseback Riding, each...