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Updated December 2002. If you have comments, please let us know. Thanks.

We have horses and can make grazing available by arrangement. 

We also have a small menage for training. Guests and Nature Club members may also have access to the paths along the river and through the woods and can ride in our fields by arrangement.

Carrigbeg Riding Stables

Carrigbeg, Bagenalstown, Co.Carlow. Tel:+353 (0)59 972 1962 Contact: Susan Patterson BHSII
Carrigbeg offers instruction in riding and jumping for all levels. Adult and child begin­ners to competition level. Specialising in Dressage and Cross Country Riding. Pony camp also available.
• an indoor arena 20M x 40M
• an all weather outdoor arena
• cross country course
• changing rooms, livery and showers
• individual tuition
5 km from Bagenalstown, just off the Bagenalstown-Bunclody road.

Coole Equestrian Centre

Rathvilly, Co. Carlow. Tel:+353 (0)59 9161020 Contact: Stephanie Doyle Coole Equestrian Centre is situated adjacent to Lisnavagh Estate and Gardens by the picturesque, award winning village of Rathvilly, at the foothills of the Wicklow Mountains. Personalised attention from the highly qualified owners is assured. A range of facilities:
• Indoor arena 20M x 30M
•All weather outdoor arena
• Changing rooms, showers and toilets
• Cafe/refreshments & club room.

The Forge Stables Riding School

Llocated at Tolerton, seven miles from Carlow town on the Castlecomer Road. Beginners and experienced riders can participate in woodland treks, or enjoy the all weather arena. 056-42570.
Whether you want to improve your riding or simply enjoy the fresh and beautiful landscape, a visit to either of these riding schools guarantees fun and excitement.