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The Irish love of horses is world-renowned and nowhere is this truer than in the west of Ireland, home of the legendary Connemara pony. If your interest is either cross-country, trekking, hunting or show jumping, or if you merely wish to see the Irish horse, then Ballyfarnon can offer you all this and more.

From either riding on the sandy beaches, galloping through the Atlantic waves, or trekking through the local rugged terrain the Irish are on hand to bring to you the delights of the Irish horse.

It will be an unforgettable experience.

At Ballyfarnon House we can assist in organising horse riding activities for you. We particularly recommend a visit to Markree Stables from where you can trek through beautiful landscape and experience the tranquil and magnificent grounds of Markree Castle.

For those of you with an interest in the world-famous Irish thoroughbred then a day at an Irish race meeting is a must. Nearby racecourses are Sligo, Roscommon and Ballinrobe.