Articles Tagged 'Europe'

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 »

Pony Trekking on the Gower Peninsula, Wales

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 28, 2012
Castles, ancient tombs and beautiful beaches! Ride Welsh ponies with me from a Victorian hunting lodge in Wales. by: Darley Newman I’m pony trekking on the Gower Peninsula in Southern Wales with Olive Edwards, a dynamic woman who loves Welsh Ponies and works hard running her historic Victorian inn and… Read more »

Wales Horse Riding the Brecon Beacons

Darley's Travel Blog — February 20, 2012
Horse trekking in the remote and spectacular Brecon Beacons in Wales by Darley Newman The Brecon Beacons National Park in Wales is a great place to explore on horseback. This park has been awarded the British Horse Society Access Award for the National Park most active in opening up equestrian routes.… Read more »

Willie Leahy & Connemara Ponies at Dartfield Horse Museum in Ireland

Darley's Travel Blog — June 14, 2011
A legendary horseman and his Connemara Ponies at the Dartfield Horse Museum in Ireland by Darley Newman Last time I was in Ireland, I was able to interview Willie Leahy at the Dartfield Horse Museum and Heritage Centre, east of Galway city between the towns of Ballinasloe and Loughrea. Leahy… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Ireland- Galway & Clare Riding Adventures

Darley's Travel Blog — April 30, 2010
Julie and I arrived for the Galway County Clare Riding Adventure at An Sibin in time to get in a brisk walk. This is my second visit to An Sibin and I was excited to see that the neighbors still have their collection of gnomes and other decorative artifacts just… Read more »

Ireland- First Day Driving from Shannon

Darley's Travel Blog — April 29, 2010
Julie Snyder, Equitrekking Travel's Preferred Provider of Travel Services, and I are exploring Ireland, riding horses all over the country. It's a good way for Julie to get to know each equestrian vacation that we feature on Equitreking Travel better, so she can match riders more accurately and both of… Read more »

France- Discovering Provence on Horseback

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 26, 2010
By Judie Framan photos by Elliot Framan In the hills that link the Mediterranean Sea to the snow-capped Alps lies the heart of Provence. Sometimes called a bridge between the past and present, Provence is a quiet land of sloping vineyards, cultivated farms, colorful scenery, olive groves and lavender fields.… Read more »