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Mountain View Horse Riding Centre

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Poulnagun, Lisdoonvarna, Ireland
+353 85 845 2300
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We had a wonderful time with a half day ride through the burren and on the beach. I am an... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
wildcat2002
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Great experience!

My sisters, friend and I had a great time getting back on a horse for the first time in a long... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sasjls
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Logan City, Australia
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Located just outside Doolin village on the outskirts of the Burren. Enjoy fantastic views of the magestic Cliffs of Moher, Aran Islands, Connemara Mountains and Galway Bay on horseback. Gallop along the beach on Ireland's west coast. Caters for everyone from beginner to advanced rider offering treks from 1 to 6 hours long.
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Poulnagun, Lisdoonvarna, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time with a half day ride through the burren and on the beach. I am an experienced rider and my husband is not but they handled getting us each the appropriate mount and we learned lots along the way! We would...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My sisters, friend and I had a great time getting back on a horse for the first time in a long time. The horses definitely were full of personality and knew what they were doing. It was fun and the ride had brilliant views! Would...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the three hour ride through the Burren. My two friends had no riding experience and their horses Guinness and Tinker bell were total sweethearts. I rode Banjo who was overall all pretty good but had a few tripping issues. This ride was phenomenal...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Had a great time today! Both myself who rides horses and my boyfriend who is a beginner thoroughly enjoyed the trail. Katiya (definately spelled wrong apologies!) Was a wonderful guide and catered to both our abilities! The views were utterly breathtaking, the only way to...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is a great experience for all levels of rider. Peter is an amazing guide and makes everyone feel very at ease regardless of experience level. You get to enjoy both walking through the streets and running on the beautiful beaches of Clare. We couldn't...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

We were stressed (having gotten completely lost - advise that you do NOT rely on a GPS in Ireland unless you stick to the main roads!) and Peter made us instantly relaxed ("pressure is for tires" he advised). Our guide, Marin, was knowledgeable and very...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

I was a little nervous but was completely taken care of. Helmet, chaps and consideration to my needs related to my stirrup lengths. My boyfriend loves to ride but I am an inexperienced rider. Peter encouraged me to do the 4 hour ride and I...More

Thank Dolly H
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Our group of three are experienced riders who signed up for four half days of riding at Mountainview. Peter (the owner) did everything possible to assure us a variety of country (beach, mountain, burren) and terrain. He was thoughtful and considerate in assigning us horses...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Mountain View accommodates both the experienced and first time rider which is especially helpful for a group traveling together. Peter graciously went the extra mile and transported us to and from the stable as we had no vehicle. The best way to see the Cliffs...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

I did a 2 hour ride with my daughter . Shes able to ride and was keen to get out on the burren on horseback. Horses that we got were good , and our guide Kate was really friendly and along with Peter put me...More

Thank Bren S
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michele3653
7 October 2017|
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Response from TaborTom | Reviewed this property |
I'd believe it depends on the season - August can be busy there, from what I understand. Also, it's family run, so they don't have a full time receptionist, and it may be a little while before they return emails off season... More
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ptpaigerlee
29 December 2016|
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Response from Mary C |
Hello, We offer 2 options for the beach ride. A shorter 2 hour beach only trek and a longer 4 hour combination trek which includes both Burren and beach trekking.
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Cshannonb
24 October 2016|
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Response from sarah a | Reviewed this property |
They will probably be closed this time of year, they only open for the summer season.
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