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Horse Riding

At Dromoland Castle


 Dromoland Castle  works with excellent local equestrian centres to offer alternative riding experiences on Irish farmland and green pastures. Cost from €65 per person per hour based on minimum of 2 people, including equipment and instruction.

Hats and jodhpur boots are provided. Advance bookings are highly recommended to avoid disappointmentPlease note that the equestrian centre is a 10 minute drive from the Castle. Please contact the hotel by calling +353 61 368144  or email

River Ride Trail

The River ride 1 hour trail is suitable for adults and children from five years of age. Riders enjoy county Clare’s natural hidden treasures on horseback . You will take a trip back in time as we ride past the authentic medieval 15th Century Castlefergus Castle. Ramble down the country lane onto our picturesque meadows and farm past sheep and cattle grazing. Ride alongside the meandering banks of the river Rine as we then make our way back to the Equestrian centre.

Cost is €80 per person for two or more. €90 for single rider.

The Fairy Woodland Trail is a one hour magical pony ride for children to experience from
four years of age in the enchanted woods.

Cost €50 per child.


Please note, this activity is not available between 16th December to 20th January 2024 as the stables is closed during this period for Christmas break.