Castle Leslie Estate in Glaslough, County Monaghan, is a paradise for horse riding enthusiasts of all levels. The estate is situated on 1,000 acres of enchanting Irish countryside, featuring woodlands, lakes, and rivers. Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre is renowned as one of Europe's finest equestrian playgrounds.
The centre offers the perfect place for horse lovers to explore the beauty of the Irish countryside. Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre welcomes riders of all ages and skill levels, beginning from age seven. The expert tuition, gentle hacks, exhilarating cross-country rides, and three to five-day equestrian holidays will provide unforgettable experiences for visitors.
The outdoor facilities of the centre are remarkable, with 300 cross-country jumps, a 1.6km all-weather gallop, 34km of bridleways, a mechanical horse for beginners, and stabling for up to 56 horses. A 50m x 30m indoor arena has indoor cross-country fences and a private dining and viewing area. Visitors interested in dressage can make use of the 20m x 50m dressage arena.
The centre provides sand gallops, SJI-approved show jumps, a horse walker, lorry and trailer parking on-site, and lounges and showering facilities. The centre is approved by B.H.S, S.J.I, and A.I.R.E.
Accommodation options are also available, such as the castle, the lodge, and self-catering old stable mews, perfect for groups and families. Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre is located only 80 minutes from Dublin Airport and 60 minutes from Belfast Airport, making it easily accessible for visitors.