Lyons Competition Horses,Thornton Farm, Livery Raby Road, Thornton Hough, Wirral, CH63 4JS Tel: 0151 336 3620
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Are you interested in a few days away visiting Kilkenny and surrounding counties?

Fancied a few days hunting in Ireland but not sure how to go about it.

Bluegate stud the home of breeding flat/national hunt horses and Dartans event and show horses now offers a self catering two bedroom apartment for holiday hire. Bluegate is the perfect place to base yourself to explore Kilkenny and neighbouring counties. Whether you would like to ride and have lessons, hunt with the Kilkenny foxhounds and local packs, visit Goresbridge horse sales, looking to buy a horse and want to travel with a guide or just enjoy exploring the countryside and the exciting historic city of Kilkenny. Bluegate Stud is situated 10 minutes from Kilkenny City.

Tuition on safe trained horses from Louise Lyons (BHSII, level 2 HSI coach, Olympic and European team member and International Event Rider). Excellent facilities with new 70m by 40 m all weather arena with show jumps and portable xc fences including a river crossing. Tuition can be arranged privately or in groups depending on ability and requirements.

Hunting days can be arranged with the Kilkenny foxhounds and other local hunts on safe, sensible horses that know the country. (October to March). Louise will advise on travel and neighbouring hunt meet dates of depending on individual riders requirements.

The apartment at Bluegate is based on site. Open plan kitchen and television area. All modern cooking appliances. Washing machine, heating, televison, relaxing seating area, shower and bathroom. Two Double bedrooms.

Please call Louise if you are looking for a break away for more information and prices. All needs catered for. You can make your trip exactly how you want it. Advice given on what is going on in the area. New website will be up soon to update you on all facilities on offer.

Louise Lyons 00353834045859/00447768290395

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We have top equine dentist Ivan Stockdale visit the yard every three months, appointments for liveries can be booked in advance via us.


Top Chiropractor Mark Windsor has a clinic at the yard once a month, appointments can be booked in advance via us.

Next date due is February 2016 if you would like an appointment please call Anne on 0151 336 3620

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Kelly is a dedicated teacher to her pupils and enjoys nothing more than to see them improve and achieve at all levels ranging from riding club to Horse of The Year Show. Services include: Breaking and Schooling. Production of WHP and Working Hunter Horses. Sourcing horses and ponies for clients. See Kellys Profile

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Louise a successful international event rider and qualified instructor. Services include competition livery for the production of event horses, sales livery to sell horses for clients. Horses are also taken to train and educate for clients.Louise is also busy teaching clients for all equestrian disciplines from people who just ride for fun, ponyclub children, competition, show and event riders. See Louises Profile

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Ruth Edge Dressage Clinic

October 2013

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07801 946 051




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If you wish to arrange lessons with Louise or Kelly please give them a call to arrange

Louise 07768 290 395

Kelly 07768 288 767


RUTH EDGE CLINIC February 2016

Limited spaces, call for details Caroline 07801 946 051


Lyons Competition Horses,Thornton Farm, Raby Road, Thornton Hough, Wirral, CH63 4JS Tel: 0151 336 3620

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