About Us

Carrowholly Stables is situated 3 miles from Westport town in the beautiful west coast of Ireland and is the perfect choice for all your horse riding. We offer pony camps, group parties, beach and trail rides suitable for all levels of riders from the beginner to the more accomplished enthusiast. We have a wide range of horses and ponies from 11hh- 17hh to suit all abilities (We have ponies ranging in height from 107-148 cm and our horses range in height from 149-165 cm). Packages can be tailor made to suit your requirements. Discounts are available for groups and regular bookings. A.I.R.E. and Failte Ireland Approved.

Carrowholly Stables

Carrowholly Stables is owned and managed by the Kelly family, Carrowholly, Westport, Co. Mayo on the western Atlantic Seaboard. Liam Kelly who is passionate about his horses and ponies is constantly on the prowl to ensure that his animals are happy and in tip top shape. His excellent

Horses wait in the paddock for Liam to call them to breakfast

Horses wait in the paddock for Liam to call them to breakfast

grass management skills are evident as the horses and ponies graze freely in the green pastures. Kind temperament and dependability are his priorities when it comes to choosing horses for his customers.

On arriving at the Stables you will be met and greeted by Kitty Kelly who oversees the day to day activities. She will strive to provide answers to all your queries and ensure that you will have an enjoyable horse-riding experience.

 

 

 

Helena takes time out with Trooper in the outdoor arena

Helena takes time out with Trooper in the outdoor arena

 

Roisin, Helena and Laoise are the three horse loving daughters. They are only too willing to share their expertise and their passion for their horses with customers.

 

Meet Joe, your guide. Joe is forever calm, patient and kind. Rest assured that you will be well looked after as Joe leads you out on your trek or trail.

 

Carrowholly Stables is approved by the Association of Irish Riders Establishments and is also approved by Failte Ireland. The centre caters for individuals, families and groups. Basic training and tuition are provided for beginners. Enjoyment and safety are the two priorities at Carrowholly Stables when dealing with customers, be it first time rider or the more experienced horse enthusiast.

 

 

 

Riders on Rose Hill, adjacent to the Grainne Uaile Castle in Carrowholly overlooking the Islands in clew Bay

Riders on Rose Hill, adjacent to the Grainne Uaile Castle in Carrowholly overlooking the Islands in clew Bay