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Blackwater Stables

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Safe, enjoyable ride with wonderful guides

We are a group of six riders with a great deal of experience. We had a wonderful time at Blackwater... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2018
Sarah M
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Greenfield, Massachusetts, United States
Amazing!

An absolutely amazing experience. We booked a late same day ride and they were extremely... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
Caresse O
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Our horse stables are A.I.R.E approved for pleasure rides through the scenic Kenmare - Blackwater area on the ring of Kerry and we have Horses & ponies to suit all. At Blackwater Stables we also offer a wide variety of equine activities, from...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| Blackwater Bridge, Kenmare, Ireland
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Reviewed July 6, 2018

We are a group of six riders with a great deal of experience. We had a wonderful time at Blackwater Stables. The horses were well cared for and have the proper equipment to make their experience pleasant. We had two guides with us, Megan and...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

An absolutely amazing experience. We booked a late same day ride and they were extremely accomidating. Family owned and super friendly. I would definitely suggest stopping in!

1  Thank Caresse O
Reviewed March 31, 2018

We decided the day before that we really wanted to do a horseback ride while staying in Kenmare. We didn't think anyone would be able to fit us in on such short notice, but Annie responded extremely quick to my request and fit me in...More

1  Thank jeremyearly78
Reviewed September 1, 2017

Booked a 2 hour trek on the phone with Annie, explaining that we had 2 young teenagers who couldn't ride and 2 adults who could. We were fitted up with four wonderful horses and our guide Megan who took us for a wonderful riding experience...More

2  Thank Kazcon
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

We've just been to the stables with our children (4&8) they had a 1/2 hour trek. Loved it - wish we'd booked a longer session. No frills stable.... beautiful horses and lovely staff. Would recommend!!

2  Thank motherduckling
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Family running the stables very friendly. My husband and two older kids 9 & 6 went for a hour long trek while myself and the 4mth old went down for a cuppa to the local pub/shop/post office at the blackwater tavern.

3  Thank Mairead O
Reviewed August 11, 2017

I know that people tend to be over enthusiastic about their holidays and in this case, I have been misled by the opinions I have read here. I personally try to be accurate, eventhough there is always a subjective factor to every experience. We had...More

2  Thank adiAEst
Anne S, Owner at Blackwater Stables, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2017

Thank you kindly for your review. We greatly appreciate all feedback from our clients. As we are an approved AIRE riding stables and are qualified by BHS standards we do take safety seriously in our yard. If we feel that the child or adult doesn't...More

Reviewed July 24, 2017

Helpful and friendly,what a brilliant experience. First time I've ever ridden a horse and would love to go again . Everyone made us feel welcome.

4  Thank Willl0we
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Just spent a wonderful morning in the black water stables. I was a little apprehensive as I haven't really been in a horse before but my husband and kids were very keen so I agreed. The girls in the stables (Megan and serena) were so...More

3  Thank mtmca
Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

Went to visit Kenmare in February. Have 2 teenagers was thinking of things to do decided to visit this horse riding centre. Very helpful staff explained we had no experience before, so they were very helpful. Safety was No 01 so felt at ease. Thanks...More

3  Thank Katmulcahy
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