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Cooper's Hill Livery

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Address: 40 Glenanail Drive | Castlegar, Galway, Ireland
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+353 83 316 8366
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08:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Cooper's Hill Equine offer horse riding just 1.5 miles from Galway city...

Cooper's Hill Equine offer horse riding just 1.5 miles from Galway city centre. We can organise horse riding tours to the Burren, to a Haunted Castle, or you can go cross country jumping in Connemara. You can ride to a local beach from our barn and straight into the Atlantic Ocean. We cater for all riders, first timers and the more experienced thrill seekers. Hunting holidays are organised from August to March with our local packs, plus we prepare riders for hunting in Ireland by organising hunt clinics.

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Castle Ride in Galway, Ireland

If you can ride, this is a great place to book a ride with. Even if you don't have riding experience the guides are great and there are lots of gentle horses. I ride western but... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 June 2015
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Nogales, Arizona
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Nogales, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

If you can ride, this is a great place to book a ride with. Even if you don't have riding experience the guides are great and there are lots of gentle horses. I ride western but had no problem in an English Saddle, horses are well trained so we could do a lot of trotting and cantering. The Castle was... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015

A memorable one-of-a-kind experience. Cooper's Hill Livery is a MUST in Galway if you Love beautiful horses and fabulous people. James and Kiera are excellent with correspondences and setting up tours. I was fortunate to visit pastures, meet many Horses and ride a beautiful horse named Midnight. I also had the gift of meeting James' family and friends and spending... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

We took the Burren experience ride with Cooper's Hill, it was a very unique and neat experience. English style riding was a bit of an adjustment but all in all it was a lot of fun and we'd do it again!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2015

Originally was scheduled for a beach ride as I'm a struggling student couldn't afford the other stuff but was so surprised when I got there and James (without charging me more) let me jump cross country with them! Amazing day and amazing experience! Such nice people and horses who really work hard to make sure you have a good experience.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

James was thankfully able to fit us in for a last-minute booking. It was such a pleasant experience! We were very impressed with their sensitive approach to training and caring for the horses, who were absolutely lovely creatures. James had us groom them a bit before riding so that they would get to know us. On the ride, Martin was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015

When I started planning activities for our trip to Ireland I knew I wanted to go horseback riding at some point during the trip. I saw on tripadvisr that Cooper's Hill got great reviews so I emailed James and he got back to me right away. I have been riding horses for 15+ years but husband has very little experience.... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

Our family wanted to see some horses so we contacted James and he was great. He met us at a pub in the city and personally drove us to his stable. James took us to the pasture and introduced us to his horses, we took some pictures and allowed us to lead a few of them back to the stable.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015

Watch Out!!!!! These ponies can move!!!! Lovely choice of rides here Very pros signal run establishment in Galway County...

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015

My boyfriend and I did the country lane ride, as my boyfriend had never ridden a horse before. We really enjoyed it. Very friendly staff and great horses! It was also very easy to organise via email.

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1 Thank Emilie K
Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2015

Cooper's Hill was one of highlights of my trip through Ireland. James was very friendly and help to our group. Horseback riding on the beach was extremely lovely. This place is definitely worth visiting.

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