Julie and I cantered and galloped along some of the widest beaches I've ever seen. We're on the Ring of Kerry Ride in Ireland, and it's beach day. I rode an Irish Cob named Aladdin. Aladdin is the horse that our guide Aoife rode in Equitrekking's Irish Countryside episode. He was just perfect on the beaches with nice controlled canters.
Rossbeigh beach is a designated natural heritage area and a Special Area of Conservation. It's outside of Glenbeigh, a small Irish village, where guests on the Ring of Kerry Trail Ride may stay during their point to point ride, where you cover a good bit of ground. We're off to the mountains now!
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