Ability description: Trail ride: Level, trail ride 2-3 >>
Stationary program: Level, trail ride 1-3 >>
Included in the price: Galway Clare Trail Ride: 7 nights, 6 days riding full board (excl. drinks).
Castles & Monastery: 5 nights, 4 days riding, full board (excl. drinks).
enter based program: 7 nights, 6 days riding (15 hours), full board (excl. drinks).
Not included: Flighs, transfers, beverages. One beer is about 5 EUR and a bottle of wine from 12 EUR.
Travel: Book flight/rental car >>
Fly to Shannon or Dublin.
The easiest is to take the bus directly from Dublin airport to Loughrea (end station Galway) with Irish Citylink or Bus Eireann. The journey takes just over three hours.
Transfer: Book in advance with HorseXplore and pay on spot in cash.
From Shannon airport to riding center about 1 hour drive. Price: 55 EUR/person/way.
From Loughrea bus station about 38 km. Price: 45 EUR/person/way. Arrival at Lourhrea around 4:00 pm.
The return journey on Galway - Clare Trail Ride: You take the bus from Lisdoonvarna that arrive in Dublin in the afternoon. Or from Loughrea if you stay the last night back at the riding centre. View bus times and changes in www.buseireann.ie.
Or transfer to Shannon Airport.
Rental car: If you want to explore the surroundings, we recommend a rental car.
Riding: Galway-Clare Trail Ride 4-6 hours riding / day.
Monasteries and Castles Ride: 2½-4 hours / day.
Equestrian Center program: about 15 hours total.
Single room: Can be booked with a supplement. For price click on ”Book on request” under Dates & prices. If there is no one to share a room with, a single supplement will be added.
Credit card: Is accepted by riding center, VISA and Master Card. Transfer and drinks are paid with cash.
Tipping: Not required but appreciated, some give around 20-40 EUR to the guide.
Wifi: There is free Wi-fi in most accomodations.
Electricity jack: 220 V. Bring a 3 plug (type G) adaptor for Ireland.
Group size: Minimum number of participants is 3, maximum 10
Age limit: Minimum 8 years together with an adult.
Riding equipment to borrow: Helmet
Saddle bag available: No
Special diet: Inform when booking.