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 levels of rider. We have a wide range of horses and ponies from 11hh – 17hh to suit all abilities. Packages can be tailor made to suit your requirements. Discounts available for group and regular bookings.
t: +353 71 9841977
Donegal Equestrian Centre is approved by the Association of Irish Riding Establishments (A.I.R.E) and the British Horse Society (B.H.S).
We offer tuition to riders of all levels and experience, and cater for both adult riders and children from 4 years of age.
Lessons take place in both the indoor and outdoor riding arenas. There is also a jumping paddock with both show jumps and cross country fences for the more experienced rider. Lessons are available either privately or as part of a group.
DEC also caters for a wide range of group bookings such as birthday parties, hen parties, school and corporate days out. Special rates apply for group bookings.
- A safe, professionally run Equestrian Centre with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
- Quality instruction given by knowledgeable but approachable instructors who can help clients achieve their individual goals.
- Education in horse management and welfare.
- Helping children fulfil their potential and desires by spending time with horses and being taught equestrian skills in a sympathetic and fun way.
Novice Day Rides
(Please call +353 71 9841977 for availability)
This ride is suitable for less experienced rider. Requirement to be able to walk and trot ideal for new and lapsed riders. The day will begin at 10am when you will be introduced to the Proprietor or representative and your guide for the day. You will be allocated a horse or pony suitable to your height weight and experience. Rachel or one of her qualified instructors will give you a safety briefing and outline of the days events. You will then begin your ride in one of the arenas where you will be given and assessment and further instruction as necessary.
The guide will then proceed to Tullan Strand beach feel free to bring your camera so you have a reminder of the breathtaking scenery. As your ride proceeds along the beach you will reach further instruction and guidance from your guide. Your guide will be aware of the rider that wishes to improve their riding and the rider that just wishes to enjoy the scenery and experience of the day. After lunch we will return to the beach, at this the stage the guide will assess your ability and fitness to try a faster past .Please feel free to ask any questions to your guide about your horse, history of the area and if staying overnight what’s available in Bundoran and the local area of interest.
Donegal Equestrian Centre Map