Articles Tagged 'Equestrian Vacations'

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 »

Ravensdale Horse Riding on Ireland’s Cooley Peninsula

Darley's Travel Blog — March 16, 2012
Ride horses on the Cooley Peninsula outside of Carlingford, a hidden gem in Ireland. by Darley Newman Niall Connolly, a fourth generation resident who owns Ravensdale Lodge Equestrian & Trekking Centre, lead me horse trekking through this lesser visited part of Ireland on Jessie, a sweet and strong Irish Cob.… Read more »

Turkey- Avanos Markets and Pottery

Darley's Travel Blog — March 13, 2012
If you love shopping local, check out the market scene in Turkey and tour the markets of Avanos in Cappadocia with me. by Darley Newman Every Friday in Avanos, a Cappadocia village known for its pottery and situated on the Red River, there is a large market where everything from… Read more »

Uruguay- Finca Piedra Horse Riding

Darley's Travel Blog — March 8, 2012
Saddle up to ride with me on a sustainabe estancia in Uruguay by Darley Newman Uruguayan Riding Style Jason, the owner of Finca Piedra, a sustainable estancia, Pedro, Finca Piedra’s gaucho, and I took off on our Criollo horses to explore the farm. I had never ridden a Criollo horse… 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 »

Uruguay’s Mysterious Stone Cone Valley

Darley's Travel Blog — February 24, 2012
Feel the energy on a horse ride to the Valley of the Thread of Life by Darley Newman Have you ever been on a horse ride to a historic place where you've felt some sort of energy? In Uruguay, I did. I went horse riding with a local named Alicia… Read more »

Horse Riding in Cavusin Village Travel Video

Darley's Travel Blog — March 24, 2011
Ride horses into the authentic Turkish village of Cavusin by Darley Newman Cavusin’s old rock homes and churches are carved into a large high, cliff. The way that they are situated makes the formation look like a dilapidated castle.    The Village Horse Ride Today, Ahmet of Kirkit Voyage and… Read more »

Equitrekking Travel’s Turkey Vacation in the News

Darley's Travel Blog — January 24, 2011
The rock castle loomed on the horizon. We nodded in knowing silence, our horses sensing the excitement. “Lay siege” I yelled, as we urged our mounts forward.    “Attack!” bellowed my husband as we galloped along an ancient road. So starts out Susan Seligman's article in the weekend's Albuquerque Journal.… 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 »