Picnic Trail Rides

Picnic Rides

(The Ultimate Birthday Present or Horse Riding Experience in Northern Ireland)

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Sheans Horse Farm is the place to go horse riding in Northern Ireland for the ultimate birthday or horse riding experience. Here there is a wide range of trail rides suitable for different levels of riding abilities. All of these trails rides either Trekking or Hacking take place off road leaving the Centre and riding through the leafy pasturelands and across the streams before we climb out in to the complete wilderness of the North Antrim Hills and forests. This is a unique horse riding experience in Northern Ireland where you can have a picnic out in the wilderness or make your way down to the local pub for lunch before riding back through the mountains and forestry to Sheans. Treks are all done at walking pace, while the Hacks take in trotting and cantering with gallops if required. The horse riding can be tailored to your own needs, with everyone bringing their own picnic and whether you are from Northern Ireland, or a visitor, Sheans Horse Farm will ensure that you enjoy one of the most memorable horse riding experiences in Northern Ireland.

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 A 15 stone (95kg) weight limit applies to all riders at Sheans Horse Farm

Packages

2.5  Hour Picnic Ride (2 hours’ horse riding plus stop off for picnic viewing 5 counties )

(2 hours’ horse riding plus stop off for picnic looking out over Northern Ireland) suitable for beginners or experienced riders.
Trek out into the beautiful North Antrim Hills taking in the stunning hilltop scenery and the North Coast. Start off riding through the leafy pasturelands and cross the streams before we climb up onto the moor land above the centre and go horse riding out into the wilderness taking in magnificent views over 5 counties of Northern Ireland.

Cost £45/person (Bring your own picnic hamper although the Sheans Specialty Afternoon Tea Picnic can also be provided if desired)

 

 3.5 Hour Ride Picnic Ride (3 hours riding plus stop off for picnic)

This off road trail takes you horse riding higher and further out into the beautiful North Antrim Hills of Northern Ireland; at one point we have to dismount and lead our horses across an area of heather to connect to another track before riding on to a peak called Croaghan. With 360 degree panoramic views, this must rate as the best view in Northern Ireland if not the whole of Ireland. Horse riding here gives you breath-taking views over the Glens of Antrim looking north to Scotland’s Ayrshire Coast, Mull of Kintyre ( home to Paul Mc Cartney’s famous song)and Highlands and Western Isles of Scotland. It also looks out over Rathlin Island and on to Inishowen and Malin Head in Donegal the most northernly point in Ireland; then west across the River Bann to the Sperrin Mountains and south to the Mourne Mountains in Co Down Northern Ireland and to Slieve Beagh in Co. Monaghan which is in Southern Ireland. As you continue Horse riding with our local guide these off road trails will give you a sense of seclusion and tranquility as you look out over most of Northern Ireland.

Cost £70/person (Bring your own picnic hamper although the Sheans Specialty Afternoon Tea Picnic can also be provided if desired)

LOCATED ON THE NORTH COAST AND JUDGED FROM TRIP ADVISOR TO BE ONE OF THE BEST HORSERIDING AND TREKKING CENTRES IN IRELAND

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