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Clarina Equestrian Centre

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Clarina House, Clarina, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 353 087
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Wonderful experience

No matter if you’re exoerienced or not, you’ll feel at home here. Mary and Gillian were lovely and... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
Laura K
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Trekking with Mary

Fantastic trek up by the castle today. Mary spent some time with us in the indoor arena first to... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
ANNABELLE T
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Go trekking in the beautiful Limerick countryside visiting historical sites such as Carrigogunnel Castle ruins,with breath taking views of the Shannon Estuary. Clarina Equestrian Centre is an A.I.R.E.approved riding establisment catering for all ages & experience. Located just 25 min. From Shannon Airport and 10 min. drive from Limerick city centre offering lessons and trekking.
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Clarina House, Clarina, Limerick, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

No matter if you’re exoerienced or not, you’ll feel at home here. Mary and Gillian were lovely and patient - our ride up to the castle ruins was unforgettable!! Thank you!

Thank Laura K
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Fantastic trek up by the castle today. Mary spent some time with us in the indoor arena first to assess our abilities which varied from complete beginner to very experienced. She then took us for a road Hack, then climbed the hillside upto the Castle...More

Thank ANNABELLE T
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

If you want to learn how to learn horse riding, there is no better place. You will learn from the basics of horse riding to full show-jumping. Mary and Gillian have a wealth of experience to pass on. You can go on a local hack...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We decided to go riding on one of our last days in the area, we called in the morning and we were able to book the same afternoon. My 6 year old had never been riding. It turned into a bit more of a lesson...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2016

As a child, I spent quite a bit of time at Clarina Equestrian Centre with my family, while living in Ireland as expats, from 1984 to 1989. I always had great memories of the camps, gymkhanas and hunting. In July, I returned to visit after...More

Thank Tier1Fan
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Reviewed 5 November 2015

While visiting my grand daughter, a freshman at UL myself, granddaughter and a second grandmother went horse trekking at the Clarina Farm, Mary Mccarthy,who owns the farm, is warm and friendly while making sure we all had proper boots and hats for our ride, along...More

1  Thank 280Tinkerbelle97
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Reviewed 24 September 2015

I had 3 15 year olds of varying experience visiting Ireland with me that wanted to go riding. We found Mary and set up a time for them to learn. They had a great time learning the basics of a new skill! My daughter would...More

Thank TracyT1212
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Reviewed 6 August 2015

The ride, the weather and the scenery were all breathtaking...but what makes Clarina Equestrian Centre so perfect is owner Mary McCarthy along with her daughter Gillian. Warm, friendly greetings followed by expert evaluation and careful matching of horse and rider. Just ten minutes with Mary...More

Thank jojo c
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Reviewed 24 July 2015

Our family has very little horse riding experience ... mostly "canned" horse rides. You know ... the ones where the horses know the route, and require no active participation by the rider. This was COMPLETELY different. Mary, the owner, made it very clear from the...More

Thank PnJNewYork
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Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

My children and I had an absolutely lovely time with Mary on a horse trek to the castle. They have boots and helmets which was very helpful, as there is only so much you can pack. We were three, all with very different levels and...More

Thank Marcy H
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