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Equestrian Facilities & Events In County Waterford
Free access to beaches, moorland, valleys, mountain and riverside tracks releases the trail rider and trekker to enjoy the compact, ever-changing scenery of Waterford from the back of a horse. Experienced riders will enjoy a week or a weekend trek, where every day brings new vistas and different terrain to challenge their horsemanship. Day visitors can enjoy a day, half-day or even 1-hour treks on horses suited to their confidence and ability. The county offers a wide range of horse riding facilities suitable for most riders. Inclusive holiday arrangements are offered by some establishments, please phone for further details.
There are no less than four stables within easy reach of Waterford City as follows:
Callaghane Riding Centre, off the Dunmore Road, Waterford. Tel: +353 (0)51 382154
Kilotteran Equitation Centre, Kilotteran, Waterford. Tel: +353 (0)51 384158
Lake Tour Stables, Carrigavantry, Tramore. Tel: +353 (0)51 381958
Pallas Equestrian Centre, Woodstown, Waterford. Tel: +353 (0)51 382112
Rides in and around the Comeragh Mountains can be enjoyed from the following venues:
Colligan Equestrian Centre, near Dungarvan, Tel: +353 (0)58 68261
Kilgobinet Equestrian Centre, Kilgobinet, Dungarvan, Tel: +353 (0)58 45059
Finisk Valley Riding Centre, Kilmolash Bridge, near Cappoquin. Tel: +353 (0)24 96257
The Ballyrafter Centre, near Lismore, is a competition and training centre specializing in show jumping and dressage. Shows are held in both disciplines throughout the year. Tel: +353 (0)58 53111 for further details.