Articles Tagged 'Iceland'

Riding Iceland in Your 80’s

Equestrian Travel Articles — October 29, 2017
What Fun Looks Like at 89 What do you do for fun when you’re 89? Go horseback riding of course! That’s what mom did on our recent trip to Iceland. One might think it’s a risky hobby for a senior citizen, but it’s not as crazy as it sounds. Getting… Read more »

Riding Icelandic Horses in Vermont

Equestrian Travel Articles — September 15, 2017
See what the world looks like riding an Icelandic horse in Vermont at the Vermont Icelandic Horse Farm. In Vermont's Green Mountains, you can take a unique nature tour of mountains, meadows, forests and country roads on one of the oldest horse breeds in the world. Located in the Mad River… Read more »

Iceland- Icelandic Horses & Culture Video

Darley's Travel Blog — November 16, 2016
  In Iceland, I had the honor and privildge of riding with Diddi, one of Iceland’s top riders. Diddi is the nickname for Sigurbjörn Bárðarson. Diddi means the Golden Rider and I can see why Diddi is called this. Not only is he a great rider (I also saw him… Read more »

The Mongol Derby Girls Ride in Iceland

Equestrian Travel Articles — April 9, 2016
From bling'd out bridles to shaggy steeds, Canadian endurance rider Sarah Cuthbertson rides in Iceland! If you have been following for a while, you probably already know that this year’s adventure for me was to go to Iceland and ride. I was doing this with veterans from the Mongol Derby of… Read more »

Where to Ride in 2016- Up and Coming Equestrian Destinations

Darley's Travel Blog — January 4, 2016
Your equestrian vacation bucket list for 2016 just got a whole lot more exotic! From classic stand-bys in Ireland and wildlife in Wyoming to unusual and remote escapes in Africa and Romania, take a look at these five great up and coming destinations for 2016 riding vacations. by Darley Newman… Read more »

Thingvellir Viking Trail Riding Vacation in Iceland

Equestrian Travel Articles — August 8, 2015
Want to gain confidence in the saddle and in life? Equitrekking Travel's Julie Snyder did on the Thingvellir Viking Trail Riding Vacation in Iceland. Read about her adventure and journey! by Julie Snyder Iceland stretched me as a rider and made me a stronger person. Although the Icelandic Horses are… Read more »

Equitrekking Travel in Iceland on the Viking Riding Vacation

Equestrian Travel Articles — July 7, 2015
Equitrekking Travel's Julie Snyder sets this week off on an Iceland riding adventure, trekking the Thingvellir area, a centuries old central meeting point for those travelling Iceland on horseback. With stunning lava landscapes, tough and fun Icelandic horses and a unique Viking history, Iceland is a fascinating country to explore on… Read more »

Iceland Horseback Riding Vacation Photo Journey

Darley's Travel Blog — March 24, 2013
Want to ride the Land of Fire and Ice? Check out captivating photos from Iceland horse riding vacations to see what it's like! by Darley Newman Photos by Ishestar Called the land of fire and ice, Iceland is home to spewing geysers, roaring waterfalls, giant glaciers and pure nature with all… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Icelandic Horse Trainer and Equestrian Performer

Expert Equestrian Articles — November 1, 2012
Gudmar Petursson shares his experiences riding with the Knights of Iceland and how he became a respected trainer of Icelandic Horses. by Karen Braschayko You may have seen Gudmar Petursson presenting at equine expos, conducting clinics or performing with his show team Knights of Iceland. He has also toured with… Read more »

Iceland Cliff Ride

Darley's Travel Blog — July 20, 2012
Do you trust your mount? You’ll want to be sure that you do on a windy cliff ride in Iceland. by Darley Newman On a horse trek in Iceland, my bubbly guide Asa wanted to take me on a different route on the way home, so we drove the herd… Read more »