Services | Callatra Stables
We provide many services at Callatra Stables and we have been doing so for many years.
- Weekly lessons
Our weekly lessons usually take place on Thursday , Friday and Saturday. We provide both Adult and children lessons for all levels of riders . We run both private and group lesson for all aged 5 years and older. Our lessons are educational and practical while still having. We have horses and ponies to suit all level of riding.
Our location in the Slieve Aughty mountains and proxmainty to Kylebrack forest and rivers allows us to have the ideal trekking facilities. There are paths suitable for the first timers or those who wish to take it easy , but if your up for a good canter and want to feel the wind on your face then there is pathways for you too. You can choose from 1-3 hours treks depending on your time and fitness.
- Training Horses
We have been training and backing horses at Callatra Stables for many years. We ensure to give them a good start with their training which will lay a good foundation for their future whatever their function will be. After handling them and backing them we ensure they are confident and addatable by riding them with other horses and by themselves in the arena and out trekking.
- Schooling Horses
We school all different typpes and ages of horses for owners. We teach them to accept the riders aids and be obident . We try to ensure there work is varied and fun and teach them to ride over different terrain such as trekking , forestry paths , through rivers and work in the arena and over jumps.
- Competing Horses
Over the years we have competed many horses some which we own ourselves or those that are owned by others. If you have a animal that you are unable to competit at the level you wish to then Callatra Stables would be happy to do so for you. Many of the horses and ponies that we have ridden over the years have been very succesful those include Just Little , Callatra Pride , Godzilla , Callatra Action Man, Westside Sarah , Master Murrose and Callatra Golden Lad.
- Sales Prep.
After backing and schooling your young horse some may choose to send it to a sale of sell it privately , or you may have a older horse you wish to sell. We offer a Sales Prep serivec which ensure that your horse is riding nicely which will help you to get the price you hope to get for your horse when the time comes to sell.
At our yard we offer a high standard of livery which include feeding , bedding and stabling . Your horse will be well looked after in a safe , secure and fun enviroment. Your horse will be feed twice daily for you and a nice clean and tidy stable will be maintained. For those who need extra help you can avail of our schooling or excerise seriveces. When you do come to ride your horse or pony you can choose to ride in our soon to be "big" sand arena or go for a nice hack.
- Trail Rides & Riding Holidays
For those who wish to come and ride for more than a few hours we have a wide range of different types of riding hoildays , For those who want to go on long distances while taking in the beautiful countryside then the Lakes and Forest Trail is perfect of if you wish to combin both riding in the countryside and a few lessons then we can talior suit your hoild to suit you and maybe your family need.
If you wish to enjoy a nice break and gain some experience at the same time then a working hoilday is the prefect way to go. During your stay you will be given weekly lessons as well as trekking throught the forest , we will also show you how to do some daily tacks that are carried out at a equestrain yard so by the end our your stay you will have a greater knowledge of looking after horses.