Articles Tagged 'Equestrian Vacation'

Saddle Up for 2018 with a New Year’s Horseback Riding Vacation

Equestrian Travel Articles — November 8, 2017
Ring in the New Year with a holiday horseback riding vacation. Here are five of our favorite equestrian destinations with celebrations planned for the upcoming holiday. By Mary Katherine Morris  Still planning your New Year's getaway? Don't worry-there's still time to pick a destination. We've compiled a list of our… Read more »

Equestrian Fun at Castle Leslie Estate in Glaslough, Ireland

Equestrian Travel Articles — October 25, 2017
The McCool's visit Castle Leslie to ride horses and soak in castle history in Ireland. With 1000 acres devoted to relaxed luxury and equestrian fun, Castle Leslie Estate makes an ideal base for a romantic, family, or friends Ireland getaway. The estate has been owned by the horse-loving Leslie family… Read more »

Overnight Pack Trip in Banff National Park

Equestrian Travel Articles — October 21, 2017
Six friends head out with Banff Trail Riders for two days of riding in the Bow River Valley. by Jocelyn Pierce Our horses stood patiently on the narrow trail while the family of four we were riding with steered their mounts down a narrow path and out of sight to… Read more »

Horse Riding Sheep River in Alberta

Darley's Travel Blog — March 22, 2011
Ride the foothills of the Canadian Rockies in Alberta's Sheep River by Darley Newman It might seem like a crazy idea--  riding horses twenty miles into the mountains of Southwestern Alberta with a TV production crew and all their high definition equipment-- but we like to get off the beaten… Read more »

Alberta- Banff Pack Trip

Darley's Travel Blog — June 10, 2010
It’s about a three-hour ride over varied terrain through Banff National Park to reach Mystic Camp. I’m riding Tumbleweed, a mountain-tough quarter horse whose trot is surprisingly smooth, for my Equitrekking Travel Pack Trip info Banff National Park. Barry, our guide, is riding his mule named Sharon Stone. He says… Read more »

Iceland- Horse Drive

Darley's Travel Blog — June 4, 2010
“Go fast,” is the advice that Asa, an Icelandic farmer, gave me as we took off with fifty horses, running parallel to a giant glacier in the distance alongside the Ring Road, the main highway in Iceland. During the summer when it is light for most of each day, these… Read more »

Last Week to Enter to Win Biltmore Riding Vacation

Darley's Travel Blog — May 22, 2010
It's the final week in the EquitrekkingTravel.com Biltmore Vacation Sweepstakes on DiscoverHorses.com. You could win an equestrian vacation for two at Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina, courtesy of EquitrekkingTravel.com, which features exceptional equestrian vacations, and Biltmore Estate, so sign up at DiscoverHorses.com. The sweepstakes is set to end May… Read more »

Ireland- Mount Juliet Cross Country

Darley's Travel Blog — May 6, 2010
I was back at Mount Juliet Estate today, a beautiful old Irish estate in Thomastown, Ireland. Up until the 1980’s, not too long ago, Mount Juliet was a private residence, complete with a staff of around 100. Last time I rode here was when we filmed Equitrekking Irish Countryside, in Equitrekking’s second season.… Read more »

Ireland- Ring of Kerry Mountains and lakes

Darley's Travel Blog — May 3, 2010
I’m back on the Ring of Kerry equestrian vacation ride, which we filmed for Equitrekking’s Irish Countryside episode. Today we’re riding by the mountains and lakes, high above the main road. Stephanie, our riding guide, is taking Julie and I through this beautiful area of Ireland on strong Irish horses. I’m on Aladdin, who… Read more »

Short Equestrian Vacations Can Actually Increase Your Happiness

Darley's Travel Blog — April 16, 2010
by: Equitrekking host Darley Newman Can't get away for a whole week to take a riding vacation? There are lots of new flexible horse riding trips that allow you a shorter time in the saddle in Vermont, Ireland, Virginia, North Carolina, Alaska, Colorado and beyond. Shorter vacations are ideal for… Read more »