Drumcoura City is the home of the COWBOYS AND HEROES COUNTRY MUSIC AND AMERICANA FESTIVAL
The third Cowboys and Heroes festival at Drumcoura was a huge success. It was held June Bank Holiday Weekend and already plans are being made for the Fourth Festival on June Bank Holiday Weekend 2017. Next year there will be a a wedding during the festival for one lucky couple and their guests. Many of the acts for next year have been booked and you can see your favourite artists such as Nathan Carter, Mike Denver, Jimmy Buckley and Robert Mizzell. There will be a great display of American Cars and Trucks as well as demonstrations of line dancing, Archery, mechanical bull, children’s carnival rides, face painting and of course several Western Horse Riding displays. See the Cowboys and Heroes website www.cowboysandheroes,ie .
COME TO DRUMCOURA CITY Tel: 07196 45781
Enjoy life as it should be with beautiful surroundings of an upspoilt countryside and idyllic lakes.
Drumcoura City has an Equestrian Centre specialising in Western Horse Riding. It has the largest covered arena in the County, two outdoor arenas, horse riding trails, an archery range, an outdoor tennis court and a jetty for fishing on Drumcoura Lake.
There are timber frame houses for rent, many of which overlook Drumcoura Lake and Lough Awaddy.
If you have ever dreamed about riding an American Quarter Horse like the ones in the Western films, this is the place for you. Even beginners will learn western riding with a few lessons.
We have three qualified Riding Instructors at Drumcoura and can cater for beginners to advanced riders. Ron Weisz (previous Chairman of the Irish Quarter Horse Association for 5 years) and Marlene Rutten both hold level 2 certification from the Western Equestrian Society in conjunction with Horse Sport Ireland and Bob Reader (previously teaching in both the UK and France – Level 7) has recently joined the Drumcoura team teaching more advanced riders as well as training Western horses.
Drumcoura is approved by the Association of Irish Riding Establishments and Failte Ireland tourism.