Dingle Horse Riding
Dingle Horse Riding
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Welcome to Dingle Horse Riding. Set on the dramatic and beautiful west coast of Ireland, we specialise in two hour to week long riding holidays for experienced riders, taking in all the beauty and exhiliration of the mountains and beaches the Dingle Peninsula has to offer. We also offer one hour mountain rides for novice/beginner riders.Our horses are mostly Irish sporthorses, with some draught, cob and appaloosa, ranging from 14hh to 17hh. We pride ourselves in having happy, well-cared for and well turned out horses, friendly knowledgeable guides and great routes designed for both fantastic riding and views. Beginner/novice riders can only be taken on the 1 hour mountain ride. Only riders intermediate/advanced experienced in the English style of riding, able to post/rising trot and ride two point/forward seat in canter can be taken to the beaches. Riders will be assessed in the arena before leaving the yard, and during the one hour ride. In the interests of safety, and at the discretion of the guide, riders judged to be beginner/novice or inexperienced in an English style of riding will not be taken to the beach.
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  • Katie G
    3 contributions
    Beautiful and fun ride with wonderful horses!
    We really enjoyed our ride. The horses were exceptional! We rode Honey and Cookie. The scenery was spectacular. Galloping on the beach and riding in the water was a big highlight. We rode through the countryside on back roads which were lovely. It would have been nice to be on trails instead of roads. Riding in the river was fun and a new experience for us. Our guide Patrick was excellent. He was very experienced, kind, and shared his knowledge about the area as we rode along. He managed to gallop and videotape us at the same time! Highly recommend!
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 29 June 2023
  • Courtney A
    Temecula, California3 contributions
    Give Dingle Horse Riding a Go!
    Our family of 5 and my sister’s family of 4 scheduled this ride for our Ireland travels. It was too windy the day we had originally booked, but Susan was able to accommodate us the following day. It was evident that their horses are well cared for and they are very thoughtful as to which horse they assign to each rider. Only one of us had ever been in an English saddle, so they made sure we were each comfortable before heading onto the trail. The views from the trail were amazing!! We all had so much fun. After the ride, we had tea and scones in Susan’s home and just sat and chatted with her and her staff, all of whom are lovely! So far, this has been one of the highlights of the trip for us!
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 16 July 2023
  • ajrmslola
    London, United Kingdom4 contributions
    Great riding in the hills
    Fabulous 2.5 hour ride in the hills above Dingle. We were lucky with a sunny day and lovely horses Cookie and Simba. Really recommend. We are experienced so enjoyed a few canters and also a leisurely walk through the heather looking at the view. Patrick was a great guide.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 26 July 2023
  • Joanna H
    1 contribution
    Top Notch Experience
    We rode through many picturesque vistas of Dingle including an exhilarating ride along the beach. Our guide, Alicia, was very friendly and fun to spend the day with. The horses were exceptional to ride and were very healthy and well cared for. The stables were beautiful. We highly recommend Dingle Horse Riding.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 17 September 2023
  • Passenger730927
    4 contributions
    Amazing!!!
    Great experience! I was able to go on an advanced rider route with a singular guide. I really appreciated this so I was able to get the experience I wanted based on my riding level. The Shamrock trail was stunning! The horses are in great shape and you can see that they are taken care of properly. I love the facility and they have beautiful dogs that greet you when you arrive. Really nice touch of having tea and scones after the ride. Thank you for an experience I will never forget!
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 29 September 2023
  • Sarah L
    1 contribution
    Like a scene from a movie!
    This is a must-do in Dingle if you want to see amazing views of the countryside and get some animal time. The guides are kind, knowledgeable, and helpful. The trails are gorgeous and the horses are well-behaved and adorable. I had the time of my life and they even let me (an experienced rider) canter through the fog and sheep - it felt like a scene from a movie!
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 15 October 2023
  • Mary S
    5 contributions
    once-in-a-lifetime experience
    Thank you, Susan! Our horseback riding experience with you was truly incredible. You expertly curated a day on horseback, allowing us to immerse ourselves in the beauty of the Dingle Peninsula. Despite our small group with varied ages and experiences, you and your staff accommodated us seamlessly, ensuring we had a fantastic day. This was a once-in-a-lifetime experience that we will cherish forever. Susan’s hospitality extended beyond the stables – from welcoming us into her home to attentively listening to our needs and providing excellent recommendations for local restaurants and shopping. Our two days in Dingle were nothing short of amazing. For those with horseback riding in Ireland on their bucket list, Susan is the one to turn to. She takes exceptional care of her beautiful animals, employs a dedicated and respectful staff, and made our experience amazing. I hope to be lucky enough to return one day for another ride. Thank you!
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 30 November 2023
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Mary S
5 contributions
Jul 2023 • Family
Thank you, Susan! Our horseback riding experience with you was truly incredible. You expertly curated a day on horseback, allowing us to immerse ourselves in the beauty of the Dingle Peninsula. Despite our small group with varied ages and experiences, you and your staff accommodated us seamlessly, ensuring we had a fantastic day. This was a once-in-a-lifetime experience that we will cherish forever.

Susan’s hospitality extended beyond the stables – from welcoming us into her home to attentively listening to our needs and providing excellent recommendations for local restaurants and shopping. Our two days in Dingle were nothing short of amazing.

For those with horseback riding in Ireland on their bucket list, Susan is the one to turn to. She takes exceptional care of her beautiful animals, employs a dedicated and respectful staff, and made our experience amazing. I hope to be lucky enough to return one day for another ride. Thank you!
Written 30 November 2023
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Sarah L
1 contribution
Oct 2023 • Couples
This is a must-do in Dingle if you want to see amazing views of the countryside and get some animal time. The guides are kind, knowledgeable, and helpful. The trails are gorgeous and the horses are well-behaved and adorable. I had the time of my life and they even let me (an experienced rider) canter through the fog and sheep - it felt like a scene from a movie!
Written 15 October 2023
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Passenger730927
4 contributions
Sept 2023 • Solo
Great experience! I was able to go on an advanced rider route with a singular guide. I really appreciated this so I was able to get the experience I wanted based on my riding level. The Shamrock trail was stunning! The horses are in great shape and you can see that they are taken care of properly. I love the facility and they have beautiful dogs that greet you when you arrive. Really nice touch of having tea and scones after the ride. Thank you for an experience I will never forget!
Written 29 September 2023
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Joanna H
1 contribution
Sept 2023 • Couples
We rode through many picturesque vistas of Dingle including an exhilarating ride along the beach. Our guide, Alicia, was very friendly and fun to spend the day with. The horses were exceptional to ride and were very healthy and well cared for. The stables were beautiful. We highly recommend Dingle Horse Riding.
Written 17 September 2023
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William L
2 contributions
Aug 2023 • Couples
Wonderful scenery, wonderful guides, wonderful horses and a wonder-filled experience. Walking and trotting down country lanes, in a brook (literally) and across the sun-lit countryside was only topped by exhilarating beach gallops on enthusiastic horses!
A warm and welcoming post-ride tea with our new friends at the ride’s end was the perfect ending to a marvelous half-day riding experience.
Written 31 August 2023
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Nicole
Miami, FL2 contributions
Aug 2023 • Family
The horseback riding experience we had was amazing. Our guides were so helpful and patient with us. I would absolutely recommend to anyone, even with no experience riding.
Written 22 August 2023
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ajrmslola
London, UK4 contributions
Jul 2023 • Family
Fabulous 2.5 hour ride in the hills above Dingle. We were lucky with a sunny day and lovely horses Cookie and Simba. Really recommend. We are experienced so enjoyed a few canters and also a leisurely walk through the heather looking at the view. Patrick was a great guide.
Written 26 July 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Courtney A
Temecula, CA3 contributions
Jul 2023 • Family
Our family of 5 and my sister’s family of 4 scheduled this ride for our Ireland travels. It was too windy the day we had originally booked, but Susan was able to accommodate us the following day. It was evident that their horses are well cared for and they are very thoughtful as to which horse they assign to each rider. Only one of us had ever been in an English saddle, so they made sure we were each comfortable before heading onto the trail. The views from the trail were amazing!! We all had so much fun. After the ride, we had tea and scones in Susan’s home and just sat and chatted with her and her staff, all of whom are lovely! So far, this has been one of the highlights of the trip for us!
Written 16 July 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Katie G
3 contributions
Jun 2023 • Family
We really enjoyed our ride. The horses were exceptional! We rode Honey and Cookie. The scenery was spectacular. Galloping on the beach and riding in the water was a big highlight. We rode through the countryside on back roads which were lovely. It would have been nice to be on trails instead of roads. Riding in the river was fun and a new experience for us. Our guide Patrick was excellent. He was very experienced, kind, and shared his knowledge about the area as we rode along. He managed to gallop and videotape us at the same time! Highly recommend!
Written 30 June 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Johanna H
1 contribution
May 2023 • Solo
Best experience in Dingle. Was a sunny and warm day, the breeze on the hills made it even more lovely and enjoyable.
Written 6 June 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

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