Articles Tagged 'Andalusian'

The Andalusian and Lusitano Breed Profile

Horse Breed Guide — December 12, 2012
"For ages, Andalusians and Lusitanos have been prized for their athleticism, intelligence and beauty." by Raina Paucar  You may have spotted these horses in famous works of art or present day Hollywood films, including The Lord of the Rings and Braveheart. Their beauty, intelligence and strength has been an inspiration throughout… Read more »

Performing Horses in Chicago: Noble Horse Theatre

Equestrian Travel Articles — May 14, 2012
Equine actors and their riders present exclusive shows in Chicago’s Old Town. by Karen Braschayko Horses performing “The Nutcracker”? Cossack trick riding in Chicago? Andalusians, Lipizzaners, Arabians and Thoroughbreds living in the city? When a friend told me about the Noble Horse Theatre in Chicago, Illinois, I knew I had… Read more »

Ralf Schmitzer: Classical Dressage and Respect

Expert Equestrian Articles — April 13, 2012
by Heidi Longaberger Classical dressage master and trainer Ralf Schmitzer approaches my horse Thomas with a look of amusement and affection, offering him a cookie for a job well done. We have just spent the last hour working on my balance and position in the saddle, while my horse pranced,… Read more »

Stable to Table: Recipes from a Lifetime of Travel, Riding and Cooking

Equestrian Travel Articles — April 10, 2012
A new cookbook pairs Dawn Harris Brown’s equestrian culinary adventures with stunning horse photos from her travels. by Karen Braschayko Dawn Harris Brown has ridden and cooked her way across the world. Traveling by horseback through lands as exotic as Mongolia, the Australian outback and Hungary, she gathered recipes along… Read more »

10 Great Places to Horse Ride- #7 Donana National Park, Spain

Darley's Travel Blog — April 1, 2012
You can't get much better than horseback riding on the beach in Southern Spain, which is why this beautiful national park ranks #7 in our Top 10 list. by Darley Newman Doñana National Park is another destination that I've been priviledged to ride horses in twice! These are some of… Read more »

Horse Fairs-Five of the Best from Around the World

Equestrian Travel Articles — June 28, 2011
A quick look at the most historical and unique horse fairs and festivals by Jill Overacker Horses have always had the power to bring people together. For centuries individuals and communities have gathered to bet on their speed, showcase their abilities, buy and sell, or simply to celebrate their beauty.… Read more »

Dressage Training in Spain Video - Part 2

Darley's Travel Blog — January 5, 2011
Darley takes a dressage vacation and trains in Spain Read Part 1 of "Dressage Training in Andalucia" Napoleon, my horse at the Riding Center in Spain, was just as I thought he would be, very responsive. I felt the energy right as I got on and took a few deep breaths… Read more »

Dressage Training in Andalucia Video - Part 1

Darley's Travel Blog — January 4, 2011
TV Host and Equestrian Darley Newman tries dressage training at a historic hacienda in Southern Spain by Equitrekking host Darley Newman As I watched Napoleon, a beautiful white Andalusian, neighing and pawing the ground and prancing around, agitated at having to stand for a minute, I felt sure that this… Read more »

Spain- Horseman’s Thanksgiving at SICAB

Equestrian Travel Articles — November 22, 2010
A horse lover forgoes turkey to spend the holidays with horses in Spain. by Barbara Clark If you go to SICAB (The World's Largest P.R.E. [Pura Raza Espanola, or in English Pure Spanish Horse] horse show in Sevilla, Spain), you will feel very sorry for all the other Americans who… Read more »