Connemara Equestrian Escapes Spring Weekend Deal
3 Day/2 Night Package
Friday March 28th – Sunday March 30th in Association with the Connemara Pony Breeders Spring Festival
See the best of the Connemara Pony breed at the CPBS Spring Festival with Connemara Equestrian Escapes
To coincide with the Connemara Pony Breeder’s prestigious Spring Festival, Connemara Equestrian Escapes is running a short break from March 28th – 30th. The itinerary will include a visit to the historic showgrounds in Clifden to watch some of the finest examples of the Connemara Pony breed demonstrating their paces.
This is an ideal opportunity to witness first-hand the versatility of these amazing ponies, in the heart of Connemara and to experience for yourself what it feels like to gallop along a beach or hack up a mountain path astride one of these sure-footed and reliable ponies.
You arrive early on Friday afternoon and be treated to Prosecco and chocolate. When you’re ready, we set off on horseback to explore the area around Renvyle and work up an appetite, and maybe a thirst.
After breakfast next we set off for the morning’s ride. Our ride will take us along the Aughris Peninsula and out on to Omey Island. After lunch you will get time to enjoy the hotel facilities after which you will be treated to a gourmet 4-course meal, prepared by award-winning chef Tim O’Sullivan. At 8:30pm, The Station House Hotel Theatre in Clifden will play host to a fascinating lecture by well-known pony breeder Henry O’Toole where you will meet many other pony breeders and enthuasiasts.
After Sunday breakfast, there will be another chance to explore the Connemara landscape and appreciate the freedom and security afforded by your Connemara Pony or Irish Draught Horse. At 12pm, we divert your attention to the wonderful feast to the eye that is the stallion parade followed by a dressage to music demonstration by the renowned breed/rider/instructor Mary Mitchell of Western Stables.
€499 pps to include:
- Prosecco and chocolates on arrival
- 2 Nights B&B in the wonderful Renvyle House Hotel & Resort
- Lunch on Saturday
- 4-course gourmet dinner on Saturday
- Three escorted rides on Connemara Pony or Irish Draught Horse supplied by Connemara Equestrian Escapes
- Transport to and entry into Connemara Pony Breeders Spring Festival
- Use of facilities at Renvyle House Hotel
- 9 Hole Golf Course (par 3)
- 2 All Weather Tennis Courts
- Trout Fishing on Private Lake
- Outdoor Heated Swimming Pool (May – September)
- Lawn Bowls
- Walking Routes
- Clay Pigeon Shooting
- Shore Angling
Bring your own horse option: €399 pps (Price includes stable, feed and bedding for your horse)
EARLY BIRD OFFER
The first 6 people to book pay just €450 pps (€350 pps with your own horse)
Your non-riding partner or friends are always welcome. There is plenty to do while you are on horseback and they can join us for the cultural activities.
Contact us for special rates for non-riders.
Dogs are also welcome at Renvyle House Hotel.