Articles Tagged 'Ireland Equestrian Vacations'

Ireland Horseback Riding Vacations Photo Journey- Galway

Darley's Travel Blog — October 6, 2017
On the West Coast of Ireland, just south of Connemara, County Clare encompasses many of the dramatic landscapes of Ireland. Take a horse ride with us to explore it in this photo journey with one of the most popular equestrian vacations in Ireland! by Darley Newman County Clare is home… 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 »

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 »

Crossogue Equestrian Centre’s Riding Camps in Ireland

Equestrian Travel Articles — March 10, 2016
In Part II of Adult Riding Camps we look at Crossgue Equestrian Centre in Ireland, where guests can be immersed in Irish horse culture.   Read about The Vershire Riding School in Part I of Adult Riding Camps.  by Jocelyn Pierce Longtime horseman Mark Molloy breeds and trains Irish horses… Read more »

Ireland Horseback Riding Photo Journey- Mount Juliet

Darley's Travel Blog — April 2, 2013
Riders seeking an equestrian training vacation and English style hacks may enjoy the gracious, luxurious setting at this historic landmark in the countryside of Ireland.  by Darley Newman As one of Europe’s great sporting estates, Mount Juliet’s fifteen hundred acres of gardens, woodland, rolling fields and sculpted decadence stand out… Read more »

Ireland Horseback Riding Vacations Photo Journey- Ring of Kerry

Darley's Travel Blog — March 30, 2013
Wonder what it's like to horse ride Ireland's lush mountains and countryside, historic manors, and dramatic beaches? Join us on a photo journey of horseback riding vacations in Ireland. by Darley Newman One of the world's top horseback riding vacation destinations is Ireland. The beautiful terrain, interesting history and charming… Read more »

Castle Leslie Equestrian Vacation in Ireland- Part 2

Darley's Travel Blog — January 8, 2013
Part 2 of my "Downton Abbey" experience on an equestrian vacation at Castle Leslie Estate in Ireland. by Equitrekking host Darley Newman Read Part 1 of my adventures at Castle Leslie. A great way to explore Castle Leslie Estate for non-riders or the horsey set is to hop aboard one of… Read more »

Castle Leslie Riding Vacation in Ireland- Part 1

Darley's Travel Blog — January 8, 2013
Part 1 of my "Downton Abbey" experience on horseback at Castle Leslie Estate in Ireland. by Darley Newman Castle Leslie Estate in Glaslough, Ireland is an equestrian’s dream vacation destination and a great place for those looking for their own "Downton Abbey" experience. The castle is still inhabited by its… Read more »

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 »