Articles Tagged 'Beach Riding'

Donegal Beach Ride in Ireland

Darley's Travel Blog — March 17, 2012
Donegal, Ireland is blessed with some of the widest and most enticing beaches for horse riding in the world. by Darley Newman The beaches of northwestern Ireland, in County Donegal, are great for horseback riding and surfing. I'm doing both from the beach town of Bundoran, a top European surf… Read more »

Pirates Beach Riding in Rocha, Uruguay

Darley's Travel Blog — March 7, 2012
Ride horses on the beaches of the Rocha Province in Uruguay, where the remnants of shipwrecks make for interesting local stories! by Darley Newman Having grown up in a beach area in South Carolina, I am always keen on visiting beaches around the world. Uruguay has some famous beach areas… Read more »

Omey Island Horse Riding in Ireland

Darley's Travel Blog — March 1, 2012
Take an unusual horse ride to Omey Island in the Connemara Region on the Emerland Isle by Darley Newman If you travel to the far West in Connemara in Ireland, about as far West as you can go, check out Cleggan Riding Centre and their interesting ride to mythical Omey Island. Omey… Read more »

Alaska - Seward Beach Ride

Darley's Travel Blog — June 6, 2010
Who would have thought about beach riding in Alaska! I rode with Bree Bardarson of Bardy’s Trail Rides. Bree was born and raised in Alaska and took me through the beautiful natural areas surrounding the town of Seward on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula, as well as through areas of devastation caused… Read more »

Ireland- Ring of Kerry Beach Ride

Darley's Travel Blog — May 3, 2010
Julie and I cantered and galloped along some of the widest beaches I've ever seen. We're on the Ring of Kerry Ride in Ireland, and it's beach day. I rode an Irish Cob named Aladdin. Aladdin is the horse that our guide Aoife rode in Equitrekking's Irish Countryside episode. He… Read more »

Costa Rica-  Beach Ride

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
Today, we took a sunset beach ride on the Central Pacific Coast, which was beautiful. Monica and Sebastian and I headed off through flat marshland and pastures on the way to the beach. I was on Pinata and Monica rode Perla. The Pacific beaches are a bit more calm and… Read more »

Georgia- Beach Riding on Sea Island

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
Well, I am sitting here with a sunburn after a very full day of beach riding on Sea Island. During my ride, Sarah, who was leading our small group of three down a wide sandy beach under a bright blue sky, said that it couldn't get any better than this.… Read more »

Georgia- Jekyll Island

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
This morning I took a Western-style beach ride on Jekyll Island. One of Georgia's Golden Isles, Jekyll has a lot of history and natural beauty. I rode out to Driftwood Beach on Pretty Boy, a Paint horse who seemed to have gotten into the pace of island life. I would… Read more »

Georgia- Sea Island Nature Ride

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
I just got back from riding with Stacia Hendricks, a naturalist on Sea Island, who took me out for a nature ride on the beaches and into the varied ecosystems of Sea Island. I rode Charlie, a very large Belgian Draft horse. At almost 18 hands high, I would certainly… Read more »

South Carolina- Daufuskie Island

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
On the ferry ride over to South Carolina's Daufuskie Island I heard a bunch of people talking about where the island's name came from. There were conflicting stories. Some people talked about it being a Cusabo Indian word for "sharp feather," because of the shape of one of the island's… Read more »