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Drummindoo Stud

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| Knockranny Village, Westport, Ireland
+353 98 25616
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Family run equitation center only 1 mile from Westport, on the Wild Atlantic Way. Horseriding for adults and children (minimum age 4 years). Good selection of horses (Connemara Ponies, Irish Cobs, Irish Sport Horses) for all levels and abilities. Pony Camps. Lead rein pony rides. Pony trekking. A.I.R.E.Approved. Qualified instruction. Day Rides (advance booking required). All weather facilities. Experienced riders can avail of ''The Clew Bay Trail Ride'' which takes small groups of experienced riders through new and ever-changing landscapes of small villages, breathtaking sandy beaches, sea and off-shore islands, country lanes, mountain tracks and local heritage sites, stopping for a picnic along the way.
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“pony camp” (5 reviews)
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| Knockranny Village, Westport, Ireland
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"horse riding"
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"riding experience"
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"pony camp"
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"well trained horses"
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"viewing area"
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"complete beginner"
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"clew bay"
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"summer camp"
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"lovely morning"
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"irish countryside"
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"brilliant staff"
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"great for kids"
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"spend an afternoon"
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

The five day ride with Drummindoo Stud was amazing! The horses were excellent quality and well matched to the riders. Padraic was a charming host and ride leader, the scenery was outstanding, and each day offered new terrain to explore. Loved every minute of it!

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drummindoo, Owner at Drummindoo Stud, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for your review and kind comments kgks2017. Delighted to hear that you had a super five day ride with us on the Clew Bay Trail Ride.

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Reviewed 2 September 2017

The horses were brilliant. Padriac was careful but made sure we trekked all kinds of terrain. Galloping on the beach next to the Atlantic was so exciting! The views were breathtaking. I would reccomend this ride to everyone and hope i have a chance to...More

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drummindoo, Owner at Drummindoo Stud, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for your review ans kind comments ktknight60. Delighted you had the best time ever on the Clew Bay Trail Tide and that you would recommend.

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Myself and my 7 year old daughter went on the 1 hour trek. We had a fantastic time. The team were great, so pleasant, gave great instructions before and during the trek. As beginners we felt really safe and my daughters pony was lead, so...More

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drummindoo, Owner at Drummindoo Stud, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for your review and kind comments Weenorth. Good to know that you and your daughter had a fun experience with us and that you felt it was value for money.

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Had a very nice time, good horses, well organized and lovely people. Highly recommend. We had a very fun time! JS This ride was so amazing! It was the most fun thing that I have ever done. I loved the Clew Bay ride! Cate, Age...More

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drummindoo, Owner at Drummindoo Stud, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for your review and kind comments janas613. Great to hear that you had a fun time with us on the Clew Bay Trail Ride.

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

I brought my 6 year old for her first taste of ponyriding where i learned to ride as a kid. Apart from upgraded facilities nothing has changed. Padraic and his team take excellent care of the horses and match each rider to the correct temperment...More

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drummindoo, Owner at Drummindoo Stud, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for your review and kind comments Mimismammy. It is always a delight to welcome back someone who rode with us as a child. Good to hear that nothing has changed and that you would highly recommend. Looking forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

IT was a very nice experience, they know how to treat animals and make you feel at ease with them . We were 3 adults and a child. THe child was on a pony and one of the girls was holding the pony so very...More

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drummindoo, Owner at Drummindoo Stud, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for your review and kind comments martagalcua. Good to know that you had a very nice experience with us.

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

My daughter & I spent 5 days with Padraic & Laura riding through trails, villages, mountains and the beach. It was absolutely fabulous. The interaction, conversations as well as Padraic's knowledge of the history of Ireland in addition to his knowledge and experience with horses...More

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drummindoo, Owner at Drummindoo Stud, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for your review, your kind comments and observations todarotom. Delighted to hear that you and your daughter had a fabulous time with us and would recommend.

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

We had a lovely time horseriding the instructors were lovely to the children and the kids had a great time . Overall a lovely place to visit .

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drummindoo, Owner at Drummindoo Stud, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for your review 701roisind and your kind comments. Good to hear that you had a lovely time with us.

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Drummindoo Stud is a great experience. My 9 year old daughter loves it. From the minute you check in with Molly at reception, there is a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Padraig and all his team are so lovely to deal with and you can see...More

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drummindoo, Owner at Drummindoo Stud, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for your review denisegreid and your kind comments. Delighted that your daughter loves Drummindoo and that you would recommend.

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Response from Lauren R | Reviewed this property |
Padraic and staff are top notch and the horses are rider experience appropriate. Do call ahead and make sure your children are old enough. I know as a riding instructor myself I do not accept clients younger than 6 but... More
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Response from MaryFrancesW2013 | Reviewed this property |
Pre-book* please 😊
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