Donegal from the Saddle Trail Dates 2020

Explore the rugged coastline and pristine golden beaches with us! Donegal from the Saddle style!Donegal from the Saddle Trail Dates 2020Donegal from the Saddle Trail Dates 2020Donegal from the Saddle Trail Dates 2020Donegal from the Saddle Trail Dates 2020Donegal from the Saddle Trail Dates 2020
Donegal from the saddle explores the most north-westerly part of our rugged island of Ireland taking you through an amazing variety of terrain, high into the mountains, gallop over isolated beaches and meander through regions where Irish is still the first language, The rider becomes eternally bonded to the magnificent beauty of this region, never to be forgotten. Combined with the best Grade A accommodation and food in the area, the most knowledgeable of guides and of course the finest of equine stock, this is an essential equestrian experience for everyone with a love of horses and the outdoors.

Situated on the shores of Sheephaven Bay, in the beautiful village of Dunfanaghy, County Donegal, Ireland, Arnolds Hotel is the base for the week. The hotel enjoys panoramic views of the Bay and the striking scenery of Horn Head with spectacular walks and many hidden attractions is home to a variety of seabirds that can be spotted off the cliffs. Just a short stroll from the hotel and the golden sands of Killyhoey Strand await you. Here is the place to unwind as you absorb the beauty of a landscape never to be forgotten. Our thirty en-suite bedrooms are tastefully furnished to a high standard. You will enjoy quality cuisine complimented by excellent wines in the relaxed ambience of the 'Tramore Restaurant'. Friendly efficient service, quality cuisine and warm hospitality are the hallmarks of the Arnold family owned and managed hotel.

Nothing has been forgotten to ensure that this is the best week of your horse riding life!

 Donegal from the Saddle Trail Dates 2020

Arrive * Depart
Saturday 16th May * Saturday 23rd May
Saturday 23rd May * Saturday 30th May
Saturday 6th June * Saturday 13th June
Saturday 20th June * Saturday 27th June
Saturday 4th July * Saturday 11th July
Saturday 22nd August * Saturday 29th August
Friday 4th Sept. * Friday 11th Sept.
Saturday 26th Sept. * Saturday 3rd Oct

Single Room Supplement €20.00 per night extra
Superior Room Supplement €20.00 per night extra

The Trail Riding Package includes:
* 7 nights accomodation
* 7 gourmet dinners
* 7 Full Irish Breakfasts
* 5 Packed Snack Lunches
* 5 days Trail Riding accompanied by a guide.

For prices and information on our shorter rides please go to our Shorter Rides / Lessons page


You will be based at Arnold's Hotel for the duration of your Trail Holiday. This is a Grade A family owned and managed hotel established in 1922, with an excellent reputation for fine cuisine, friendly efficient service and warm hospitality. It is the premier hotel in the area. For more information about the hotel see


Whilst all care is taken to ensure your safety, it is compulsory that all participants have their own personal accident insurance. To enjoy the trail it is recommended that you can canter with comfort. However, for the less experienced, we can arrange basic instruction coupled with half hour and one hour rides at our centre. In addition you can avail of a full or half day trail accompanied by a guide. Jumping (by arrangement).
Minimum booking 4 - Maximum 10


To confirm your reservation, a deposit of 25% is required. The balance is due and payable thirty days in advance of arrival. Payment can be made directly into the bank account of Arnold's Hotel Ltd.
Arnold's Hotel Bank Account Details
Allied Irish Bank
Co. Donegal,
Sort Code 93:73:20
Account No.50053004

All payments are not refundable..


Dunfanaghy Stables Ltd, Arnolds Hotel, Dunfanaghy, County Donegal, Ireland


Phone:00353 (0) 74 9100980
Fax:00353 (0) 74 9136352