Articles Tagged 'Ireland'

Riding Horses at Flowerhill in Ireland’s Galway Countryside

Equestrian Travel Articles — July 19, 2017
"Bíonn grásta Dé idir an dialait agus an talamh.......The grace of God is found between the saddle and the ground” Nestled deep in the Irish Countryside you will find an Equestrian Oasis known as the Flowerhill Equestrian Centre. Be prepared to enter a world where time has stood still and… Read more »

YQA -  Where to Horse Ride Amid Wildflowers

Darley's Travel Blog — March 20, 2017
In honor of the first day of spring, check out these destinations to ride horses amid wildflowers. Alaska, Kentucky, Hawaii's Big Island and Ireland trail riding. by Darley Newman Spring is finally here! After a long winter, hopefully everyone is finally digging out. Besides where to view changing leaves on horseback… Read more »

Dreamy Inn to Inn Riding Vacations in Europe

Darley's Travel Blog — March 12, 2017
Europe is home to dreamy places to saddle up, including Irish castles, Tuscan farmhouses and beautiful beaches. One great way to see Europe on a riding vacation is an inn-to-inn riding tour. Here are a few of the best. 1. Connemara with Willie Leahy We keep telling folks to take… Read more »

Christmas Charity Video from Castle Leslie in Ireland

Expert Equestrian Articles — December 16, 2016
It's funny, it's Christmassy and it's for charity! Watch this video and get a laugh for a good cause! There’s nothing people like to watch more than a good old parody. Especially when it’s of something iconic and supports a good cause. And what is more iconic about Christmas than the… Read more »

Between the Ears Ring of Kerry, Ireland Photo Journey

Equestrian Travel Articles — August 19, 2016
One of our favorite Ireland riding vacations is along the Ring of Kerry in Ireland. This area is well traveled by tourists for a reason-- it's stunning! If you take the time to venture off the beaten path on horseback, you'll find even more peaceful and beautiful locations.  We've ridden… Read more »

Horse Riding the Ring of Kerry in Ireland, Part 1

Darley's Travel Blog — August 19, 2016
Ride on strong Irish horses on Ireland's beautiful Ring of Kerry by Darley Newman With beautiful sunny skies, our crew headed to Killarney Riding Stables right outside of the center of Killarney. There’s a reason why so many tourists flock to this part of County Kerry, it’s absolutely gorgeous. There’s… Read more »

Horseback Riding in County Kerry, Ireland

Equestrian Travel Articles — August 19, 2016
Is horseback riding in Ireland on your bucket list? Read on about this unforgettable two-day trek on the renowned Ring of Kerry. by Jocelyn Pierce The O’Sullivan family has been expertly guiding equestrian treks in County Kerry, Ireland for decades. Located adjacent to Killarney National Park, Killarney Riding Stables is… Read more »

Horse Riding the Ring of Kerry in Ireland Part 2

Darley's Travel Blog — August 19, 2016
I continue my trek along the Ring of Kerry, where Irish mountains meet the sea. by Darley Newman After a picnic lunch on the trails, we continued our trek up towards Windy Gap with Aoife, my Killarney Riding Stables' guide. We rode towards a picturesque spot to see that a multitude… Read more »

The Best Ireland Horseback Riding Vacations for any Traveler

Darley's Travel Blog — May 30, 2016
Find your match with these dreamy Ireland horseback riding vacations that are great for groups, families and solo female adventurers. by Darley Newman Having traveled to horseback ride in Ireland a few times, I have awesome memories of the abundant and diverse destinations where I've saddled up. Travelers often email… Read more »

Fun Pub Horseback Rides

Equestrian Travel Articles — March 11, 2016
In a nod to St. Patrick’s Day, we thought we would share these light-hearted pub rides for a unique way to enjoy your favorite brew. by Jocelyn Pierce Sure you’ve heard of pub-crawls, but what about a pub-crawl on horseback? On many riding vacations, especially in Ireland, you can trek… Read more »