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Sheans Horse Farm

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Address: 38 Coolkeeran Road, Armoy BT53 8XL, Northern Ireland
Phone Number:
+44 7759 320434

Enjoy the most extensive Horse / Pony Trekking and Hacking facilities along...

Enjoy the most extensive Horse / Pony Trekking and Hacking facilities along Ireland’s North Coast at Sheans Horse Farm. Sheans Horse Farm is a Riding School and Trekking Centre on the McKinley family farm in the North Antrim hills. Our riding takes place on miles of offroad tracks that wind high into the beautiful North Antrim Hills. Beginners or confident riders can experience the freedom, fun and buzz of horse riding at Sheans Horse Farm.

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Beautiful ride in Irish countryside!

If you are exploring Northern Ireland visiting Sheans Horse farm is a MUST! DO IT and I promise you will have a beautiful experience. We arrived a day early unannounced due to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Nicola G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are exploring Northern Ireland visiting Sheans Horse farm is a MUST! DO IT and I promise you will have a beautiful experience. We arrived a day early unannounced due to issues with phone contact and the owner was so welcoming even though they were closed due to a large tourist group arriving in the afternoon. He went out... More 

Thank Nicola G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I took our 2 children aged 7 yrs & 7 months yesterday to see santa & it was amazing!! We have been to a few of the santa experiences since our oldest was born but this is one of the best. The farm was decorated beautifully & there was loads for the kids to do but the... More 

Thank Seanna624
Ballymoney, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Come down to Shean's farm if you want the kids to enjoy the full experience of Santas elves & all the fun of the farm. toasting marshmallows, crafts, Santa's letters with Mrs.Claus, post office ride not forgetting the big man himself!! Refreshemnts & elf recruitment afterwards & my 4 grandchildren 2-8 all had a wonderful nights entertainment. The local elves... More 

Thank Gilliandash
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Booked a hill trek at Shean's horse farm and all I can say is it was Fantastic! Kevin our guide was super! Great knowledge of his horses and great at making you feel at ease! Views were spectacular even on an overcast day.

1 Thank Kyle A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Visited sheans with my 8 yr old daughter and did a beginner's trek. The trek took us through the scenic countryside of ballymoney which was lovely. One of the staff stayed close by us for the whole trek to ensure that we were good and he chatted away and gave lots of encouragement to my daughter. The farm is in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

the visit to the farm included interaction with the horses and a demonstration of the harvesting of peat moss. The owner was very enthusiastic and gave us a great tour. The hospitality of tea and scones was appreciated.

Thank Mimickinga
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

My daughter booked a pony trek for my 9 year old grandaughter & some of her friends as an alternative birthday party. All of the children - even those who were initially nervous - enjoyed it immensely. The ponies were very well behaved & staff who accompanied us were friendly & competent. We were provided with a barn for the... More 

Thank Clare M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

My sister and myself came here last minute basically because we were bored and wanted to see what horseriding was like! Last minute contact with Danny the evening before had our place secured! Chose the 40 min trek as we weren't sure how scared wed be, it actually lasted a bit longer I think. When we first got on our... More 

Thank Lynsey S
Northern Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We went for a 70 minute ride myself my 15yr Old son and 9 yr old daughter it was a great experience the young lady named Daisy was lovely she chatted with me all round the trek the horses are so good natured and obviously well cared for my kids had never been on a horse before and their leaders... More 

Thank Daisynorthernireland
Waco, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I guess we would have enjoyed this more if the weather were a bit clearer, but the owner seemed adamant about giving us the tour regardless, even though most of us were ready to move to our next destination. The neighbor fellow who joined us was delightful - as were the tea and scones. Could have left it at that.... More 

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