Articles Tagged 'Ireland'

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 »

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 »

Making the Time to Get in the Saddle

Equestrian Travel Articles — December 15, 2015
An entrepreneur and mom shares how she makes time to ride, including on recent trips to Ireland, Bermuda and California. by Gretchen Learman Burrier If you are reading this article on equitrekking.com you likely already agree with me – there’s nothing better than being at the barn. Growing up, my friends… Read more »

Clonshire Equestrian Training in Ireland & Adare Village

Darley's Travel Blog — December 1, 2015
Our visit to Adare, Ireland's "prettiest village," and Clonshire Equestrian Center, where you can take a riding vacation combining horseback riding lessons, summer horse camps for kids and training in cross country, dressage, show jumping and flatwork. by Equitrekking host Darley Newman The last time I visited Clonshire, we were filming… Read more »

5 Things to Know about the Dublin Horse Show

Darley's Travel Blog — July 20, 2015
Surprising facts about the Dublin Horse Show, Ireland's largest equestrian event and a big draw for horse lovers from around the world. by Darley Newman This year's Dublin Horse Show runs August 5-9, 2015, showcasing the top equestrians in international show jumping and some of the best show horses. While… Read more »

Castle Leslie Christmas in Ireland

Darley's Travel Blog — December 23, 2014
Castle Leslie is a dreamy place to visit any time of the year, but during the holidays it's particularly beautiful. Check out photos of Castle Leslie decorated for Christmas. by Darley Newman Enjoy afternoon tea beside one of the many roaring fireplaces and Christmas trees around every corner. Take a… Read more »

Omey Island Beach Ride in Connemara

Equestrian Travel Articles — October 26, 2014
Explore Ireland’s rugged Atlantic coastline with this unique horse ride to Omey Island. by Jocelyn Pierce After an amazing two-day, three-night horse trek with Killarney Riding Stables, my mom and I were determined to ride again while in Ireland. In Connemara, we decided to ride with Cleggan Beach Riding Centre,… 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 »

10 Great Places to Horse Ride- #1 Ireland

Darley's Travel Blog — April 10, 2012
Ireland tops our list as a great place to horse ride. The below video showcases the Ring of Kerry, a beautiful destination combining mountains and beaches. by Darley Newman While most people experience the Ring of Kerry by vehicle, the best way to take in the beauty of this area… Read more »