Articles Tagged 'Ireland'

Ireland- First Day Driving from Shannon

Darley's Travel Blog — April 29, 2010
Julie Snyder, Equitrekking Travel's Preferred Provider of Travel Services, and I are exploring Ireland, riding horses all over the country. It's a good way for Julie to get to know each equestrian vacation that we feature on Equitreking Travel better, so she can match riders more accurately and both of… Read more »

Short Equestrian Vacations Can Actually Increase Your Happiness

Darley's Travel Blog — April 16, 2010
by: Equitrekking host Darley Newman Can't get away for a whole week to take a riding vacation? There are lots of new flexible horse riding trips that allow you a shorter time in the saddle in Vermont, Ireland, Virginia, North Carolina, Alaska, Colorado and beyond. Shorter vacations are ideal for… Read more »

Explore Medieval Carlingford, Ireland Video

Darley's Travel Blog — March 25, 2010
Travel to a hidden gem, the medieval town of Carlingford on the Cooley Peninsula with Emmy winning Equitrekking. Join host Darley Newman to explore the castles and ambience of this town, which Equitrekking Travel participants ride horses to on the two day trek that is part of the Ravensdale Equestrian… Read more »

Annual Irish Draught Horse Society Annual Show and Inspections

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 26, 2010
By Judie Framan Every year, the Irish Draught Horse Society of America (IDHSNA) hosts its Annual Horseshow. On September 6th through 9th, 2007, the Central Region of the Irish Draught Horse Society of America hosted the Society's Annual Horseshow and Inspections at the Lamplight Equestrian Center in Wayne, Illinois. "This… Read more »

The Irish Draught Horse: A Horse for all Seasons

Horse Breed Guide — February 25, 2010
The unique qualities of temperament, soundness and ability have been bred into the Irish Draught over hundreds of years of galloping across the Irish countryside. By Judie Framan Photography by Elliot Framan “It is difficult to name one compelling trait of the Irish Draught,” says Rachael Cox, Information Officer of… Read more »

Ireland- County Clare Horse Riding

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
We arrived at An Sibin for our Equitrekking Travel Galway & Clare Riding Vacation in time to sit by a warm turf fire before dinner was served. There were a variety of other guests from France, the U.S. and Canada staying and riding at An Sibin’s 300 year-old farmhouse near… Read more »

Ireland- Donegal Smugglers Road

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
Today, we ventured to Smugglers Road, led by Sue, a guide with Donegal Equestrian Holidays. Smugglers Road is not too far from where we went beach riding, but the scenery is entirely different. No giant cliffs and breaking waves… instead we were passing through vast areas of bogs with mountains… Read more »

Driving the Ring of Kerry in Ireland with video

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
For an American, driving on the wrong side of the road can be daunting. Check out my video and blog on driving Ireland's famous Ring of Kerry. by Darley Newman     Today we drove part of the Ring of Kerry while taking our equestrian vacation in Ireland, a popular… Read more »

Learning to Surf in Donegal, Ireland Video

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
Believe it or not, Bundoran, Ireland is a top surf spot. Learn to surf with me in this travel video.  by Darley Newman   Surfing in the North Atlantic is not for the faint of heart, especially if you decide to take a lesson while a storm is rolling in.… Read more »

Ireland- Mount Juliet Estate

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
We’re exploring Mount Juliet Estate on an Equitrekking Travel vacation, an eighteenth century country estate, on horseback. Mount Juliet is located in County Kilkenny and has a world-class golf course, great fishing and over 1500 acres of land for riding. I felt very regal as I took a quick spin… Read more »