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Blackwater Stables

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| Blackwater Bridge, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 87 620 3627
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Great Afternoon!

We decided the day before that we really wanted to do a horseback ride while staying in Kenmare... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
jeremyearly78
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Tremendous Trek

Booked a 2 hour trek on the phone with Annie, explaining that we had 2 young teenagers who couldn't... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Kazcon
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
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“hour trek”(5 reviews)
“the owner”(5 reviews)
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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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+353 87 620 3627
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"lovely staff"
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"megan"
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"rode"
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"cob"
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Reviewed 1 April 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

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Reviewed 1 September 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

1  Thank Kazcon
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Reviewed 31 August 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!!

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Reviewed 18 August 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.

1  Thank Mairead O
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Reviewed 11 August 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
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Anne S, Owner at Blackwater Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 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

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Reviewed 24 July 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.

3  Thank Willl0we
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Reviewed 12 July 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

2  Thank mtmca
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Reviewed 20 February 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

2  Thank Katmulcahy
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

My husband and I had a lovely time this morning on a two-hour trek with Anna, riding two sweet Cob horses named Dylan and Molly. We trekked through some pretty wooded areas doing walk, trot and canter. Everything was ready for us when we arrived...More

2  Thank caberwife
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

You have to try Blackwater. Anne is a wonderful host. My sister and I who are both experienced riders took a 2 hour ride with Anne's assistant Megan. We had a great ride. The ponies were very good little troopers. We rode along a gravel...More

2  Thank pixielu3
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