Crossogue‘s guest leave their holiday having enjoyed a new experience, whether riding cross country among Ireland’s lush greenery for the first time, or exploring new skills on horseback. Guests claim it’s an even tie between the food and the cross country riding, both of which are world-class.
Located on the great plain of the Golden Vale and known for its lush, patchwork countryside, County Tipperary in Ireland is rich, vast and varied. It’s here in this picturesque Irish setting that Mark Molloy, a longtime horseman, trains and breeds strong Irish horses and invites travelers to come learn cross country and be immersed in Irish horse culture. Guests stay in Crossogue House, which dates back to the mid-1800s, but has been remodeled to accommodate modern guests with luxury boutique hotel-style bedrooms, ideal for adult riders seeking a top-class equestrian holiday.
Crossogue is fortunate to be located in a beautiful and unspoiled part of County Tipperary where guests are surrounded by rolling green fields, full of mares with their foals and developing young stock. Every window has a different view, all of which will please the horse lover and traveler alike.
Crossogue’s teachers take the time to get to know each guest and work to make their riding vacation a success. Horses are matched to rider, so each one benefits and riders can achieve their riding and vacation goals. This personal attention is paramount to Crossogue’s Irish riding vacations. Horse lovers visit this Ireland vacation spot to better their cross country jumping and riding skills and be surrounded by beautiful nature and enjoy country life with good food and relaxed atmosphere.
Crossogue House has been in the Molloy family for 5 generations. Mary Molloy grew up surrounded by horses and continues the age-old tradition of breeding and producing quality horses for all disciplines. Guests at Crossogue share the thrill and excitement of cross country jumping in gorgeous Ireland.
Meals are an important part of any vacation and at Crossogue, mealtimes allow guests to enjoy camaraderie, talking about the day’s challenges and accomplishments. Meals are homemade with fresh local produce, including from Crossogue’s vegetable garden. Special dietary needs can be accommodated. Just ask upon booking!
Crossogue is a Listed Georgian house abuzz with people who enjoy all things equine, giving it a welcoming and homey atmosphere. There are eight different rooms ranging from ensuite double rooms to double rooms with a shared bath, to dorm-style shared rooms with shared accommodations. The house also has a living room, dining room, and kitchen – where meals are prepared. Just beyond the house are the stables and fields where you can watch horses grazing when not riding.
Equestrian training, cross country jumping, arena work, Irish hunts, teen summer riding camps, trail riding and hacks, side trips to horse shows like the Dublin Horse Show and beyond are part of these Ireland equestrian vacations.
Guests also enjoy tennis, badminton, croquet and routes for runs or walks throughout the farm. Nearby, there’s golf, swimming, fishing and horse racing. The central location in Tipperary allows for excursions for shopping and sightseeing throughout Ireland.
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Crossogue House, Ballycahill, Thurles,
Co. Tipperary, Ireland
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Crossogue offers adult riding holidays and teen horse camps. For international guests starting at $1,480 USD* (€1,275 per week)– fully inclusive, with English tuition and transfer from/to Dublin Airport on Saturdays.
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