Donegal from the Saddle Trail Dates 2018

Explore the rugged coastline and pristine golden beaches with us! Donegal from the Saddle style!Donegal from the Saddle Trail Dates 2018Donegal from the Saddle Trail Dates 2018Donegal from the Saddle Trail Dates 2018Donegal from the Saddle Trail Dates 2018Donegal from the Saddle Trail Dates 2018
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 2018

Fri 18TH MAY Fri 25TH MAY
Wed 4th July Wed 11th July
SAT 21st July SAT 28th JULY
SAT 18th Aug SAT 25th Aug
SAT 1st Sept SAT 8th Sept
SAT 22nd Sept SAT 29th Sept
SAT 29th Sept SAT 6th 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