Horseback Riding in County Clare at Castlefergus Riding Stables | Traveling in Ireland Podcast Episode 64

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horseback riding in county Clare at Castlefergus Riding Stables
Castlefergus Riding Stables

Get off the plane in Shannon and you can be horseback riding in County Clare in under 30 minutes! Jody is joined by Sarah O'Brien of Castlefergus Riding Stables in today's podcast.

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Horseback Riding with Castlefergus Riding Stables

Horseback riding in Clare at Castlefergus Riding Stables

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(1:10) Horseback Riding in County Clare

Castlefergus Riding Stables is a family owned and operated equestrian experience in County Clare.

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(1:40) Minutes from Shannon Airport

Castlefergus Stables are only 15 minutes from Shannon Airport in the village of Quin.

Spoil yourself in Quin with a stay in your own private castle!
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Castlefergus Riding Stables, County Clare, Ireland

(3:45) Horseback Riding Tours

All tours are guided by a member of the family.

Tours are personal and private; you are never included into a larger group.

Tours are available year round.

The farm is 100 acres with plenty of animal experiences! Sheep, goats, horses- Connemara ponies, Irish Draft Horses, and Irish Hunters- dogs, cats, and chickens.

Multiple tour options for all ages and abilities. 

Castles, river rides, and fairy forts!

(14:30) English Saddles

The English saddle is a slightly smaller saddle with no horn.

(17:36) Three Other Places to Add to Your Ireland Itinerary

Quin Abbey Built in 1402 this site is free to visit but gates are closed at night. 

Craggaunowen Ireland's Living Past Open air historic site & outdoor museum. 

Mooghaun Hill Fort An extensive site and location of a huge gold hoard find. At the ‘back of the woods' of Dromoland Castle. 

And, of course, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

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