Articles Tagged 'Spain'

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 »

Catalonia Spain Horseback Riding Photo Journey

Equestrian Travel Articles — July 30, 2015
Ride Andalusian horses and become immersed in the beauty of Catalonia on this riding holiday! Located in the northeast part of Spain, Catalonia is close to the cosmopolitan capital, Barcelona, and has an identity and language all its own. The Catalonia region has diverse landscapes, all within close proximity to… Read more »

Gourmet Trail Riding Vacation in Catalonia, Spain

Equestrian Travel Articles — August 13, 2014
If you’ve got the time, go! Bonny Herman writes about her amazing gourmet riding vacation in Catalonia, Spain. It had been about 20 degrees or less for a couple days in Northern Georgia, January 2014, unusually cold for the area and I was blanketing my horses for the first time… Read more »

Dressage Training Vacations for the Equestrian

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 15, 2014
Have you ever wanted to come home from your riding vacation with improved abilities and a greater understanding of riding principles? We look at dressage training vacations in Portugal and Spain to inspire your next holiday. by Jocelyn Pierce Every level of rider, from beginner to advanced, can learn something… Read more »

The Andalusian and Lusitano Breed Profile

Horse Breed Guide — December 12, 2012
"For ages, Andalusians and Lusitanos have been prized for their athleticism, intelligence and beauty." by Raina Paucar  You may have spotted these horses in famous works of art or present day Hollywood films, including The Lord of the Rings and Braveheart. Their beauty, intelligence and strength has been an inspiration throughout… Read more »

A Radio Show Host’s Spain Riding Vacation

Darley's Travel Blog — May 31, 2012
After filming in Spain twice–– riding the beaches of Donana National Park, taking lessons in dressage with the Garcia family and eating and drinking great Spanish culinary delights, I was so excited to hear that Jamie Jennings from the Horse Radio Network's Horses in the Morning show was traveling in… Read more »

The Pura Raza EspaƱola Breed Profile

Horse Breed Guide — May 23, 2012
Did you know that Pure Spanish Horses are good at fetching? Or that gray or white horses are born black or very dark brown and change color over time? Learn more interesting facts about the Pura Raza Española breed and find out if this is the right horse for you! Equitrekking… Read more »

Horse Riding the Alpujarras in Spain

Darley's Travel Blog — April 14, 2012
Horse ride with me into a fragrant, mountainous area of tiny white washed villages, backed by the snow capped Sierra Nevada Mountains. by Darley Newman I love horse riding in the mountains, especially climbing up high to take in wide open views. Amazing scenery abounds in the Alpujarras, a rural,… Read more »

10 Great Places to Horse Ride- #7 Donana National Park, Spain

Darley's Travel Blog — April 1, 2012
You can't get much better than horseback riding on the beach in Southern Spain, which is why this beautiful national park ranks #7 in our Top 10 list. by Darley Newman Doñana National Park is another destination that I've been priviledged to ride horses in twice! These are some of… Read more »

My Top Three Romantic Horse Riding Vacations: Spain

Darley's Travel Blog — February 14, 2012
Spain's mountains, beaches and beautiful Andalusians make for a hot, romantic combo. by Darley Newman Riding Andalusians on beaches and through meadows of sunflowers is a fantasy ride for many. Combine all of that with amazing food, wine and flamenco dancing and you've got one romantic ride. Where to go:… Read more »