Calvey's of Achill
Achill Island
Co Mayo


Calvey's Equestrian Centre - Horse Riding & Pony Trekking Prices


Summer Pony Camp
Monday – Thursday 9.30am-1pm Advance Booking Advised 

Camp Includes:
Riding Lesson – intro to Jumping & Dressage
Stable Management Activities
Fun Pony Theme quiz
Learn how to prepare your pony for a Show
Trek to the Beach!
Upon completion a fun certificate
Price €140 for all four days/ €45 individual day


Half Hour Introductory Lesson
One to one instruction for your child, this includes horse riding lessons for beginners, some fun and games in the sand arena.
Price - €20
( Child ) / 30 ( Adult )

One Hour Childs ½ & ½ Lesson & Lead out (on or off the lead rein).
This is split into a half hour session in the sand arena followed by a lead out or small trek.
Price - €35 ( Child ) / €45 ( Adult )

Rainy Day Activities*
When it is too cold, wet and windy to ride we offer a pony morning experience for children. During the morning, they are taught how to feed, groom and take care of our ponies as well as learn how to tack and untack correctly. It is a fun way to learn with lots of games too. 2.5 hours
Price - €30 per child ( Please call to book on the morning )


Lakeside and Sandybanks Trek
The Keel lake area is a peaceful and tranquil place with lots to see, hence the easy going pace. It is an ideal trek for novice riders who can walk and trot unaided to experienced level.  It is an ideal trek for families or friends of mixed abilities. This trek is one and a half hours long.
Price - €50 ( Child ) / 60 ( Adult )


Bervie Beach Canter
A 1.5 hr trek incorporating Keel Lake & Sandybanks with a couple of steady canters on the north end of Keel Beach under Bervie Guesthouse. Perfect for riders who can canter but are not yet ready for the two hour beach gallop. This trek includes an walk, trot, canter assessment in the sand arena beforehand.
Price - €60 ( Child ) / 70 ( Adult )


Keel Beach Gallop Treks
The area of Keel beach and its surrounding sandybank area provides today’s experienced rider with ample open spaces for long canters and gallops through the surf. The pace is fast and is an exhilarating experience one will never forget!
Our two hour beach treks are for experienced riders who can handle horses at a fast pace in open country.
Price - €70 ( Child )
/ €80 ( Adult )

Beach Trek Conditions ( pdf 14 kb )

Beach Trek Conditions ( Word doc 24 kb )


Deserted Village Trek
At the foot of Slievemore mountain, lays the Deserted village.  It is only accessible by foot or horseback.  Our two hour trek lets the horse do the work for you and enables you to experience the eeriness emanating from such a lonely and empty place.  This is a two hour trek for Novice/Intermediate to Experienced Riders.
Price - €70 ( Child ) / €80 ( Adult )


Half Day Trek*
3 Hours riding across empty bog roads and exploring deserted villages and Achill Henge! Riders should be comfortable with rising trot.
€120 based on a minimum of 4 riders/upon request.


Full Day Treks*
Minimum of 4 riders subject to availabilty


* Subject to availability.

View / download 2017 price list (PDF doc, 39KB)


Family discounts and group rates available on all activities.

Horse riding lessons are also available.

Please contact us for prices and availability.

For insurance purposes all children must be aged 5 and over.


What Level of Riding Are you? ( pdf 20 kb )

What Level of Riding Are you? ( Word doc 29 kb )




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