- Mobile Voucher Accepted
- Free Cancellation
- Duration: 3 Hrs
Departure Time :
Time of ride is tide dependent:, Summer between 7:30am and 9pm Winter between 9am and 4:30pm You will be advised on exact time upon booking.
Departure Details :
Cleggan, Co. Galway, Ireland
Return Details :
Returns to original departure point
Cancellation Policy : For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
OverviewExplore a unique Connemara island beach on horseback, experience the thrill of beach horse riding along the Wild Atlantic Way. This trek is punctuated by dramatic land and seascapes, historical sites, wild rugged landscapes and islands flung out to sea. This popular equestrian escape is a 3-hour trek to Omey Island across the beautiful Omey Beach at low tide. All treks are suitable for beginner to advanced riders and include a short assessment before leaving with up to two local guides. Theguide(s) will lead you off road, where you will pass Courthoor Lough and you can see some famous Connemara Ponies in the fields. Omey Islandoneof the Wild Atlantic Way Signature Points - andis a designated Special Area of Conservation. On the beautiful Omey Beach you have the chance to take pictures and depending on your level of experience you can canter or gallop across the white strand. Novices are kept safely in walk and trot. Witnessfantastic views acrossthe wild Atlantic Ocean.
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In the arena you will meet your guides and your horse for the day and the guides will make sure that you feel comfortable and safe. After a short assessment, you will leave for the pony trek toward the beautiful Omey Beach and Omey Island. The guide will lead you off road, where you will pass Courthoor Lough and you can see some famous Connemara Ponies in the fields.
Arriving in Claddaghduff, you are right on the Wild Atlantic Way, and you will make your way to one of the Wild Atlantic Way signature points, Omey Island, which is a designated Special Area of Conservation. On the beautiful Omey Beach you have the chance to take pictures and depending on your level of experience you can canter or gallop across the white strand. Novices are kept safely in walk and trot. Then you cross Omey Beach the guide leads you to the other side of Omey Island, where you have a fantastic view over the wild Atlantic Ocean. Then you make your way back to Omey Beach, where the horses can cool themselves while riding through the sea.
After this you depart Omey Beach and ride back to the riding center and dismount.
Helmets and boots are available at the riding centre
Food and drinks
Transportation to/from Cleggan village
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not recommended for travelers with back problems
Not recommended for pregnant travelers
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
As times of rides are tide dependent. Once booking is received, a Beach Horse riding VOUCHER will be supplied AFTER booking with ride times and details for date booked. Please print out and bring with you to validate
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
Not wheelchair accessible
Near public transportation
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
No riders under 8 years of age.