Deane's Equestrian Centre

Deane's Equestrian Centre (AIRE Approved) offers a variety of equestrian activities to suit everyone ... whether they be complete beginners wanting to try the sport for the first time or hugely experienced enthusiasts. It is situated in the hills of South West Donegal, midway between Killybegs and Donegal Town. It's very accessible for visitors staying or touring in this part of the County. It is a long established and professionally run centre with a whole raft of indoor and outdoor facilities for the rider to enjoy - whatever the weather might be doing at the time. 

Lessons for every level of ability are conducted by professionally qualified instructors either in the large Indoor School or Outdoor Arena. Competitions are held almost weekly throughout the year in all the three disciplines of Dressage, Show Jumping and Cross Country. These are generally open to all-comers. If your horse is holidaying with you, then temporary livery can be arranged at the centre, or if you are travelling alone, horses for competition purposes are available for hire.


Outside of lessons and competitions, those visitors who are looking for a more leisurely riding experience can opt for a Guided Trek. The minimum age for these is 10 years of age. The trekking group is a small group of riders with similar ability and two guides. For beginner riders, a "half hour" trek around the labyrinth of farm lanes is recommended. Those with a little more experience may enjoy a ride out.

Our 'Pony Camp" may be just the activity you are looking for - adopting a pony of you're own for several hours of the day and tending to all their needs - catching, feeding, grooming, mucking-out, exercising, riding, turning-out and bedding down. Some youngsters, of course, may just be looking for  "Five Minute Pony Ride" on one of our Shetland or Connemara Ponies. This can be arranged as well. 

As all activities at the centre are very popular, booking in advance is strongly recommended to avoid disappointment. We have a Contact Page HERE and details are below too.

On site there is "The Tack Shop" - for those that enjoy the shopping experience as much as the riding. Any items not in stock can be ordered quickly and efficiently. 


Deane's Equestrian Centre and Tack Shop are open six days a week throughout the year from Tuesdays to Sundays - 9:00am until late.


Tel : 074 9737160
Email : deanesdonegal@gmail.com