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Donegal Equestrian Centre

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Finner Road, Bundoran, Ireland
+353 71 984 1977
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Excellent lesson and great value

We are just back from a visit with our kids..ages 11 and 6 years..and would definitely recommend... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mairin D
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Dublin, Ireland
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Enjoyable Beach Ride

Myself and my daughter had a lovely relaxing 2 hour beach side. Like any trekking centre the horses... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amanda D
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Ballymena
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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 levels of rider. The centre has a wide range of horses and ponies from 11hh - 17hh to suit all abilities.Most of all Donegal Equestrian can offer you an unforgetable experience in a fun and safe environment.
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“horse riding” (6 reviews)
“sand dunes” (7 reviews)
“great ride” (3 reviews)
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Finner Road, Bundoran, Ireland
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+353 71 984 1977
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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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
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R4c_hel, Manager at Donegal Equestrian Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

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

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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
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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
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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

Thank CB_Co_Clare
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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
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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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Reviewed 27 July 2017

No horsing about with this place - if you will excuse the pun. This place is a slick and well run, but extremely customer orientated horse riding facility in one of the most beautiful places in Ireland. Extremely safety conscious, with great horses, and fantastic...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

We had a wonderful dunes ride! The staff was so kind and helpful! The owner Rachel was gracious and welcoming. We enjoyed the whole experience and what a view!

Thank shannonac37
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Rysha C
13 March 2015|
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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.
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Rysha C
24 February 2015|
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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.
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