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Mountain View Horse Riding Centre

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Poulnagun, Lisdoonvarna, Ireland
+353 85 845 2300
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Wonderful experience, wonderful people

We were stressed (having gotten completely lost - advise that you do NOT rely on a GPS in Ireland... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mount Tabor
4 hour ride with inexperienced riders was fantastic

I was a little nervous but was completely taken care of. Helmet, chaps and consideration to my... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dolly H
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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
+353 85 845 2300
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank TaborTom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank bertandme10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank cmahoney9
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
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Mountainview was the highlight of our trip to Clare. We opted for a 2 hour trek on Fanore beach. Peter and Co were second to none. Great fun, knowledgeable and reassuring; the group were at ease from the get-go. Our group were a mix of...More

1  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I cannot say enough how incredible this experience was. My friend and I went on the 2 hour Trek and loved every minute of it. All the staff were so friendly and helpful and the horses were very well trained. The views were simply stunning...More

Thank kseebe00
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

My partner and I tried to make a reservation but found Mary and Peter to be extremely unhelpful and difficult. The transportation system in Ireland is very tricky to navigate and we were unable to make our tentative "reservation" that we had told them we...More

4  Thank Emily D
Reviewed 13 July 2017

A FABULOUS Highlight of My first Trip to Ireland! This past Saturday, my husband and I took a 2 hour mountain trek in the lovely old country side of Poulnagun, Co. Clare, near the seaside town of Doolin. Horseback truly is a great way to...More

Thank Sara Moon F
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Me and my husband absolutely enjoyed the horse riding!Peter was very good and helped with everything as we had very less experience in horse riding.Also horses (Guiness and Max) were very good-calm,easy to lead. We would highly recommend horse riding in Mountain View Horse Riding...More

1  Thank Ritma_Prabir
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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.
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.
Diane B
14 September 2016|
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Response from DrLeoA | Reviewed this property |
they are very accomodating and helpful.That said, cantoring on the beach is not for beginners.However,if all are,then it could work.My recommendation is to just ask ask them.They are very helpful and knowledgable.