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Blackberry Stables

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| Laragh, Maynooth, Ireland
+353 1 628 6232
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A great experience!! Perfect for kids

Our kids had the opportunity to enjoy a pony camp during the holidays. Although they had never... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
begoarriaga
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Who doesn't love the smell of horses!

I always had a pre conception of what horse riding and people who rode horses where like - people... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2015
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If you're passionate about horses Blackberry Stables Riding School will give you the opportunity to experience a wide range of horse and pony activities. Including: Lessons, Hacks, Cross Country and Showjumping all with Excellent tuition. We also do Pony Camps - including Adult exclusive Camps! We are located just 3 miles from Maynooth, Co. Kildare and within easy access of Dublin City.
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24 Apr 2017
“A great experience!! Perfect for kids”
18 Dec 2015
“Who doesn't love the smell of horses!”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Laragh, Maynooth, Ireland
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+353 1 628 6232
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Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Our kids had the opportunity to enjoy a pony camp during the holidays. Although they had never ridden before they had a wonderful time. We are from Spain and they enjoyed a lot with Irish kids. Clodagh, Vincent, Rebecca and Alana were very friendly and...More

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Vincent D, Front Office Manager at Blackberry Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you so much Begona it was a Pleasure for us to have your children for Pony Camp and thank you for your lovely review. I hope Naroa and Ojeh continue with the riding as they came on VERY well on the camps. We hope...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2015

I always had a pre conception of what horse riding and people who rode horses where like - people with gentrified accents riding immaculate and expensive horses baring names from mythology on their stable door and while I've always been fond of feeding grass and...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2015

Amazing service. Enjoyable activities. Make you feel secure and safe on the horses. Patience with beginners, talk you through step by step.More

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Blackberry S, Public Relations Manager at Blackberry Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2015

Hi Taz282014, Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted that you had an enjoyable time. We like to have fun centered lessons. And we love that you felt safe and secure on board that is SOOOO important. Thank you for your wonderful...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2015

My boyfriend and I had our first horse riding experience at Blackberry Stables and we had a most wonderful time. The staff, particularly Vincent and Clodagh who gave us the lesson were very professional, friendly and helpful. It is a beautiful, tranquil location, with excellent...More

Thank Ciara L
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Blackberry S, Public Relations Manager at Blackberry Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2015

Hi Ciara L, Thank you so much for your positive feedback and for 'highly recommending' Blackberry Stables. We're delighted that you enjoyed your horse riding experience so much that it encouraged you to write us a fantastic review. We specially love your comments that you...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2015

i'm french and i've been to blackberry stables last summer. It's an amazing place : Vinny is an excellent teacher and the horses and the ponies are very friendly, especially Shadow :) The atmosphere is great and they know how to take care of the...More

1  Thank Emmanuelle F
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Blackberry S, Public Relations Manager at Blackberry Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2015

Hello Emmanuelle F, Thank you soooo much for your review. We were DELIGHTED to have you last summer and you are more than welcome back to Blackberry Stables ANYTIME. Thank you so much for your amazing positive feedback about our horses and of course Vinnys...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2015

My 5 year old daughter has been at me for a year to do horse riding, I heard about Blackberry Stables from another school mom, and decided to give it a go. 15euro for a half hour sounded reasonable but she has got far more...More

1  Thank Una M
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Blackberry S, Public Relations Manager at Blackberry Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2015

Hello Una M, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor and also for giving us 5 stars and such a wonderful glowing review. We're delighted that your daughter is enjoying her riding experiences at Blackberry Stables. We like to...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2015

When I asked my Grandaughter what she would like for her 6th Birthday she said "to ride a horse" so I duly googled and made a call to Blackberry Stables. They were extremely helpful and I booked her in for a lesson. The whole atmosphere...More

1  Thank Grainne K
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Blackberry S, Public Relations Manager at Blackberry Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2015

Hello Grainne K, Thank you for your praise and kind words and your five stars. We're thrilled that your grand daughter enjoyed her first horse riding experience. Its so important that the first one goes well as this can ignite a passion that can last...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2015

I always wanted to try horse riding but thought I had left it too late til I came into this yard. two very pleasant helpers soon had me on board, Pheobe and Sarah and moments later the instructor had begun to fulfil a lifetimes wish...More

2  Thank Antoinette H
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Blackberry S, Public Relations Manager at Blackberry Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2015

Hello Antoinette H, Its NEVER too late to start horse riding, there is no age barrier to this sport from 6 to 60 and beyond. You are living proof (even though your no where NEAR 60) There's one common denominator between all riders and that...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2015

it was my first experience at riding a horse and I found the instructor Vinny professional and encouraging ..I rode a pony called Tubs and she was so gentle.. The weather doesn't seem to matter when your riding as you are so caught up in...More

1  Thank mary m
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Blackberry S, Public Relations Manager at Blackberry Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2015

Hi mary m, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and go raibh míle maith agat for your 5 stars. As i always say and i cant stress it enough , the real stars of the show are the horses and...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

I first visited blackberry stables in September 2014 and returned again in August 2015. As I work in a city I decided to try something different for a change. I had never been horse riding before and it was something to tick off the bucket...More

1  Thank Deborah H
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Blackberry S, Public Relations Manager at Blackberry Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2015

Hi Deborah H, Thank you so much for your glowing review. We're delighted to have been an city escape for you and how wonderful that we had the unique opportunity to take you for your very first horse riding lesson. We're thrilled that you had...More

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