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Donegal Equestrian Centre

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Our four children ranging in ages from five to ten spent a fantastic pony camp week in July 2018... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sile F
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Brilliant day out

Stunning oceanfront views, great horses, experienced and friendly instructors. Good value for money.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dublin, Ireland
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Donegal Equestrian Centre situated 1 mile from the centre of Bundoran in the beautiful North West coast of Ireland. Is the perfect choice for all your horse riding. We offer instruction in riding, pony camps, beach & trail rides suitable for all...more
Finner Road, Bundoran, Ireland
+353 71 984 1977
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our four children ranging in ages from five to ten spent a fantastic pony camp week in July 2018. Three boys and a girl. Each of them came home happy and exhausted. Not one complaint and ready in the morning to go. This really says...More

Thank Sile F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stunning oceanfront views, great horses, experienced and friendly instructors. Good value for money.

Thank khalilsecker
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We are just back from a visit with our kids..ages 11 and 6 years..and would definitely recommend this centre. We are tourists here and just wanted a 1 hour lesson ...our kids had never risen before. This school were really welcoming and inclusive and provided...More

Thank Mairin D
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Myself and my daughter had a lovely relaxing 2 hour beach side. Like any trekking centre the horses and ponies know when to start, stop, turn and home ☺ btw this is not a negative at all. The animals are in great shape and we...More

Thank Amanda D
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

I decided it would be nice to take my friend on a horse trekk, as shed never been before. I wont bore you with all the details, but firstly, our instructor was really unpleasant, blamed us for not making the horse move, we did everything...More

Thank siobhan J
R4c_hel, Manager at Donegal Equestrian Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

I am sorry that you did have a positive experience whilst out riding. I would like to point out that when you booked the ride you told myself that you were both experienced riders and could canter, you also both marked that you could canter...More

Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Great ride despite the heavy mist .... horse was great and had a fabulous time ... would recommend this facility fir the equestrian experience

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

I went out on a very cold, windy and rainy day so it was just me and my guide who was very nice (I'm sorry I forgot your name). I've only ever did treks 3 times before (of which one was galloping on the beach...More

Thank Anjaxxo
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Wanted to horse ride on a beach as a bucket list type of activity and where better than the sandy beaches of Ireland The Donegal Equestrian centre is about 25 mins drive from Donegal Town and the staff were very friendly and helpful. My partner...More

Thank BurgessNeil
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I booked a private 1 hour beach ride and had a wonderful experience. The stables are well kept and the booking system is really efficient. The beach ride was fantastic. My horse (Julia) was good as gold and was unphased by surfers, dogs etc as...More

1  Thank CB_Co_Clare
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Great experence for a family of 4 for 1 hour horse riding thru the dunes on the beach 110 euro. Only done side was we each had to take our horses over a main road which was very busy so i was nervous for the...More

Thank lesley792015
R4c_hel, Owner at Donegal Equestrian Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you for your positive review and I am glad that your family enjoyed their time with us. :) I would just like to add for the benefit of other possible clients that we always lead the horses across the road unmounted and mount in...More

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Rysha C
13 March 2015|
Response from R4c_hel | Property representative |
Our online booking system is set to a min of 48 hours and a max of 3 months. If you would like to email or telephone I can confirm the booking for you.
Rysha C
24 February 2015|
Response from R4c_hel | Property representative |
Hi The nearest bus stop to the stables is at Finner the bus you need to take from Donegal is the 480.