During your stay at Aherlow House Hotel go horse riding in the Hillcrest Equestrian Centre which caters for the needs of groups with a variety of lessons from trekking, cross country, mountain rides, forestry rides and farm rides even herding cattle. They organise lots of games on horseback i.e. pony games, musical rides.
Hillcrest Equestrian Centre is situated on 150 acres with over one hundred man-made and natural fences to suit all types of riders from novice to advanced level. The course provides a great opportunity for you and your horse to have some fun, prepare for eventing, hunter trials or the hunting season.
Hillcrest is situated within “Scarteen” country which is renowned for fox-hunting with the famous “Black and Tans” from November to March. We provide pre-hunting courses for the novice rider and have a number of good quality experienced hunters available for hire. Hillcrest takes special care to provide the rider with a horse they are best suited to.
Hillcrest offer trekking and post to post trail riding through the Glen of Aherlow, one of Irelands most spectacular and scenic areas. You will enjoy some of the worlds most beautiful and breath taking scenery, mountains, rivers, lakes, farmlands and forestry.