Killarney Riding Stables, Killarney

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Riding Stables was established by Mr. Donie O'Sullivan back in the late 1960's, and is still run today by Donie O'Sullivan and his family, wife Noreen, son William and daughters Lorraine & Aoife . The Stables are approved by the Irish Tourist Board and the Association of Irish Riding Establishments (AIRE). The Killarney Riding Stables are located just 1.5 miles (2km) from the heart of Killarney town and is adjacent to the 'Killarney National Park '(Click here for map).

Donie was involved in the selection and training of horses for the famous Tim Severin Crusader project and the locally filmed Oscar winning movie Ryans Daughter, in which, he had a small part. Killarney Riding Stables have also been featured on CNN Travel Guide, Vox Television in Germany, and Irish Travel Shows Bon Voyage & No Frontiers. In January 2008, The Stables were shown on the new series of the popular US TV show Equitrekking. In 2011 Killarney Riding Stables featured in "The Master's Apprentice" show on the Irish National TV Channel, RTE1.
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  • I went there and was really excited to start my 2 hour ride (I am myself a relatively experienced rider). That excitement soon turned sour when I noticed how the horses were treated and particularly h...  more »
  • My husband, two daughters and I had never ridden horses before, but that was not a problem here. The tour guides, as well as the horses, were so professionally trained that we felt perfectly comfortab...  more »
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  • Really friendly stuff! Also they’re looking over their horses really good. Did the one hour tour-was okay. Try to find a time where the groups are not too big!
  • Went for a short trek around the National park. Weather was beautiful, the setting amazing. Couldn't ask for more
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