Articles Tagged 'Icelandic Horses'

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 »

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 »

Icelandic Horses on Holiday in Wales

Equestrian Travel Articles — December 30, 2013
Catherine Holland, who writes the Little Viking Horse blog, takes her Icelandics on a riding holiday on the Gower Peninsula in Wales and shares how you can do it, too. by Catherine Holland One of the things we love to do with our horses is “ramble." A quick brush, check feet,… 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 »

Horses Around the World Breed Videos

Horse Breed Guide — September 17, 2011
Watch videos of beautiful horses around the world. I've traveled the world to film with Welsh Cobs, Icelandics, Thoroughbreds, Highland ponies, Morgan horses and more - all in their native environments. Horse breeds around the world are profiled in these video clips from our Emmy-winning Equitrekking TV show.  Horse Breeds Video… Read more »