OUR NEWS

Learn To Ride

Our focussed programmes are suitable for individuals of all ages that are interested in learning how to ride. You can trust our Horse Sport Ireland qualified coaches will prepare a tailored approach and training plan to help you achieve your horse sport goals. Read more... (/our-programs/lea..

News Category 19-May-2020

New Arena

We are all looking forward to jumping in our brand new all weather surface arena complete with full course of competition standard showjumps and our new improved cross country course now has a range of fences suitable for all standards of young riders...

News Category 20-Dec-2019

Congratulations

Welcome additions to our accomplished teaching staff as Gary, James, Katie, Amy-Jane and Antonio have all received their Horse Sport Ireland coaching certificates. We would like to wish them all well as they practice and develop their skills with ponies and horses at Oakwood Stables. ..

News Category 09-Dec-2019

Young Riders

We enjoyed a super weekend away at Cavan Equestrian centre for the October young riders show. Oakwood Stables competitors included Sofie Kruhl Jensen, Lauren Codd and George O’ Conner who are all happy and confident making the transition from ponies to juniors in 2020...

News Category 07-Dec-2019

TESTIMONIALS

  • Enchanted landscapes, green hills, people always happy and smiling, I fell in love with Ireland, and it really left me in the heart, Oakwood stables is a fantastic place, frequented by people who are capable and friendly. . I learned, certainly, here to live alone, without suffering the separation from my parents, Amanda, Gary and guys made me feel like part of a second family.

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    Andrea Barbagallo, Rome, Italy
  • Absolutely fantastic. The kids just love it. Horses horses horses. Can't get them home. Amanda is a superstar. Gives so much. Cannot recommend more highly.

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    Barry Lyons, Dublin, Ireland
  • I have always wanted to start riding but could never find the time with a busy work schedule. Recently I had the opportunity to start riding as a beginner in Oakwood Stables and have thoroughly enjoyed the experience under the expert guidance of Gary and James.

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    Cal Kane, Dublin, Ireland
  • My holidays in Oakwood Stables were fantastic! There I rode fantastic ponies and I met many new friends! Amanda and Gary are special people and they looked after me very well; like if I stayed at my home. I can't wait to return there next summer!!!

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    Chiara Passoni, Monza, Italy
  • At Oakwood stables there is a lovely atmosphere. In the summer I love when all the students start to arrive, it’s so exciting. I meet lots of new friends and have a lot of fun. Amanda and Gary are amazing coaches and they help us to improve our riding skills especially showjumping.

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    Chloe O'Sullivan, Wicklow, Ireland
  • When I came to Oakwood Stables for the first time ... I didn't know anybody and I was a little bit scared thinking at what I could find there! But only after the first day, when we jumped same funny obstacles and I started having fun! So last year I returned at Oakwood stables and also this time I was very happy to find the friends I made the first year!!I want to come back to Oakwood this summer and I' m sure that I can find again some marvellous friends and ponies (like Zarina)

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    Elisa Adele Catalano, Rome, Italy
  • Oakwood Stables is a fantastic equestrian holiday destination and they have great ponies for all to ride. Amanda and her team welcome you and make you feel at home straight away.

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    Laura Cosentino, Rome, Italy
  • I spent a wonderful two weeks with Amanda, Gary and their children who always present at any difficult moment! I had some fantastic moments with them and with the new friends I met there! I'm really happy I decided to go to Oakwood Stables because, while learning my favourite language, I had fun and met people I'm still in contact with! I wouldn't replace it for any other location.

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    Sofia Romano, Italy