Why Ride at Bachelors Lodge ?

Set in attractive, peaceful surroundings bounded by the River Blackwater, Bachelors Lodge offers excellent facilities to all standards of rider. A large
all weather floodlit arena is available for riding lessons, jumping tuition and dressage schooling. For those who simply wish to relax and enjoy the countryside, we offer trekking and trail riding around the property across the 120 acres of farmland.

Stables with tradition

Full Stable and Grass Livery is available for those who wish to keep their horses at Bachelors Lodge. We offer qualified tuition to all standards
and age groups. Student training is also provided for those wishing to take on professional qualifications such as the BHS stage exams. Bachelors Lodge is family run and approved by the Association of Irish Riding Establishments (A.I.R.E).

Bachelors Lodge is excellently located 3 ½ miles from Navan town centre, resulting in easy access to all town amenities and facilities. Navan is a thriving and prosperous country town with excellent shops, hotels and restaurants. The town also provides a host of recreational facilities such as numerous golf courses, a race course, Gaelic football clubs, soccer, rugby, tennis, a swimming centre, and much much more. There are also many heritage sites nearby to visit such as Trim Castle, the Hill of Tara and Newgrange.

A large, all weather arena is available for schooling, dressage and jumping tuition. Trekking is very popular and residential pony camps are another feature of our Riding School programme. There are qualified BHS instructors available for tuition to all standards and ages and working students are also trained for their BHS Exams. Bachelors Lodge provides full stable and grass livery to those who wish to keep their horses at the equestrian centre.


Bachelors Lodge

Our Facilities

  • Floodlit outdoor all weather 30 x 50m arena
  • Large selection of showjumps
  • 120 acres of land for hacking
  • Selection of cross-country jumps, ideal for schooling, 2ft-3ft6in both fixed and portable
  • Stabling for horses in beautiful, original stone built yard
  • Coffee/party room
  • Easy access by car and bus on main R147 public bus route (109 &109a)


Dedicated Instructors

The combined experience of our passionate and enthusiastic BHS qualified instructors create a sense of fulfilment whilst strongly focusing of horse and rider safety.

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Riding School

Our Aire Approved Riding School offers students the opportunity to develop their riding skills while enjoying their lesson in our unique country side location.

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Our Horses

Our horses and ponies are a part of our family. We treat them with respect and value each one for their strengths, gentle temperament, experience and ability.

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Our Stables

At Bachelors Lodge our clients enjoy the yards relaxed, friendly atmosphere and the peace of mind gained from leaving their horses in professional hands.

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