Horse Riding / Horse Racing
Cong, County Mayo, West of Ireland
Ashford Equestrian Centre on the grounds of Ashford Castle provides trails, lessons and treks through lovely wooded countryside between Lough Corrib and Lough Mask. Many beautiful Connemara ponies and Irish Draughts. All levels catered for.
Drumindoo Stud and Equitation Centre in Westport, has a large selection of ponies, and provides trails, lessons and treks and also beach rides in the Clew Bay area, Bertra Strand and White Strand for the more experienced riders.
Here at Ashfield House we can book your trek for you.
Ballinrobe Race Course has been developed to be one of the leading tracks in the country, always a great evening out. It has a beautiful balcony seated viewing area with bar and catering facilities.
Fixture dates Ballinrobe Races 2013
- June 25th
- July 22nd and 23rd
- August 12th and 27th
- September 24th (subject to change contact us to confirm)
Galway Racing Festival is one of the most famous in the world. It runs from July 29th to August 4th 2013.
Here at Ashfield House we can book your taxi to take you to the Races.
Paraic and Christina Dunleavy
Self-catering (Rental) accommodation also available at Cloonacastle