If you are one on the lucky ones to be a proud horse owner then activities for equine owners in Wicklow rival the other counties.
Wicklow offers many DIY and full livery yards to keep your horse such as:
  • Dragonhold stables, Newcastle, 01-2819017
  • Fairmont riding stables, Kilpedder, 086-8065911
  • Marlton stud, Wicklow, 0404-67836, www.marltonstud.com
  • Maltfield stud, Redcross, 087-6800187, www.maltfieldstud.com
  • Killegar stables, Enniskerry, 01-2860919
  • Bel Air equestrian centre, Ashford, 0404-40109, www.belairhotelequestrain.com
  • Old farm equestrian centre, Ashford, 087-2626855,  oldfarm@eircom.net
  • Cedar Grove, Enniskerry, 01-2861579
  • Enniskerry stables, Enniskerry, 01-2868405
Wicklow is home to many riding clubs for the horse owner.  Riding clubs organise equine events to enjoy with your horse.
If your child is the one wearing the boots then Wicklow is host to three pony clubs which are all part of the Irish Pony Club.  Pony clubs cater for ages 5-23 and organise events such as show-jumping, mounted games, dressage and pony camps to name but a few.  Check out the three clubs below to locate one near you.
Wicklow offers the leisure rider a variety of countryside to enjoy on their horse, including beaches, forests, mountain parks and private estates.  Coillte Irelands Forestry Company manages much of the woodland in Wicklow and can be contacted at www.coillteoutdoors.ie to locate suitable forests for horse riding.  In north Wicklow Lord Meath of Kilruddery estate offers horse owners subscriptions or day passes for access to over 1000 acres of countryside including a cross-country course.
Wicklow is home to some of the best horse riding activities in Ireland, take your choice of  Shows, Competitions, Racing & Hunting.