Horse riding at Iceford Stables, Ballina - Visit North Mayo

Horse Riding at Iceford Stables, Ballina is something the whole family can enjoy. Iceford Stables is an A.I.R.E approved, family-run stables situated near Ballina, Co. Mayo,  just 8km from the picturesque holiday village of Enniscrone, Co. Sligo.

Revel in a high-adrenaline beach trek with the family at Enniscrone Beach, trek the countryside back roads or enjoy an indoor arena lesson. If you’re considering going horse-riding in Mayo. Ballina or Enniscrone, be sure to get in touch with Iceford Stables.

At Iceford Stables you can enjoy: 

– Horse riding lessons (for children 6+, adults, groups)

– Private lessons

– Trekking

– Pony Camps

– Beach Rides –

– Birthday Parties

– Stage 4 Qualified Instructors


– Indoor and outdoor facilities

– Open all year round

– All weather cross country

Iceford Stables offers horse riding lessons for adults and children (from age 6 upwards), and for complete beginner riders, right up to the more advanced riders wanting to brush up on their skills. The offer both private and group lessons and are open all year round. 

The strength of Iceford Stables lies in the high standard of horses and ponies and the quality of instruction on offer.  Safety is the key to a good riding school, and all of their ponies are schooled to the highest standard before they enter the lessons.  All instructors are qualified to AIRE, BHS (stage 4) and FEI standard and hold current Child Protection and First Aid certificates as well as road safety certificates.

So saddle up, enjoy a cross-country trek, mountain ride, horse-riding on the beach at Enniscrone, or give the kids a birthday to remember with some horse-riding lessons or a birthday party on-site.

How to get there

From Ballina: 

Take N59 towards Sligo

Take left turn onto L5130 (3 miles from Ballina, Iceford Stables sign)

From Enniscrone: 

Take Coast Road (signposted) for Ballina

Take the left turn after 3.5 miles at Iceford Stables sign

More information

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Phone: +353 (0)87 0555770

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