Articles Tagged 'Vermont'

A Vermont Equestrian Vacation at The Mountain Top Inn & Resort

Equestrian Travel Articles — August 17, 2014
Mother and daughter equestrians enjoy a summertime horseback riding vacation in Vermont's Green Mountains. by Caroline Maffry Known as a premiere four-season destination, The Mountain Top Inn & Resort is nestled in Vermont’s Green Mountains and surrounded by breathtaking views of the nearby peaks just beyond the Chittenden Reservoir. This… Read more »

Carriage Driving Vacations & Clinics in the USA

Darley's Travel Blog — January 15, 2014
Great places to take a carriage driving vacation in the USA. These equestrian learning holidays help beginners and advanced alike, including those looking to excel in Combined Driving Events. by Darley Newman Always wanted to drive a horse-drawn carriage? Want to spend time with horses, but not ride? Many people… Read more »

Therapeutic Riding at CHAMP in Vermont

Expert Equestrian Articles — November 26, 2013
CHAMP is a therapeutic riding program located in Vermont providing riders and volunteers with an enriching and unforgettable experience. by Jocelyn Pierce with photos from Sarah Rosedahl 7-year-old Alex was struggling to adjust in school. Banned from the lunchroom and playground for fighting, and written up 11 times for bad… Read more »

Shelburne Museum - Carriages & Equestrian Folk Art in Vermont

Darley's Travel Blog — June 12, 2011
If you're looking for a fun destination to get your art fix this summer, take a drive to Shelburne Museum in Lake Champlain Valley, Vermont, where an impressive collection of carriages, impressionist paintings, folk art, quilts and even a steamboat await. by Darley Newman I was equally impressed with the thirty-nine… Read more »

Equitrekking on Create TV Video Promos

Darley's Travel Blog — March 5, 2011
Watch promos for Equitrekking's new season on Create TV, a Public Television lifestyle channel. View the TV schedule. Episodes include Equitrekking Alberta, Uruguay, Jordan: Petra, Royal Stables & Dead Sea, Turkey's Coast, Cappadocia & Istanbul, Great American Ranches, Jordan: Wadi Rum, Aqaba & Jerash, Great National Parks, Vermont, Carolinas, Georgia Coast, Colorado, Wyoming, Spain. Equitrekking Season Five Video… Read more »

Vermont’s Green Mountain Trail Riding

Darley's Travel Blog — September 3, 2010
We arrived at the Mountain Top Inn eleven miles outside of Killington in the Green Mountains of Vermont on a summer day just in time for a morning trail ride. A young girl was learning to jump in the lesson arena, as I set off on Cassanova, a surefooted mixed… Read more »

Vermont Summer Horse Festival

Darley's Travel Blog — July 9, 2010
The Vermont Summer Festival is back with six week of horse events in East Dorset, only about an hour from the Mountain Top Inn and two hours and twenty minutes from the Vermont Icelandic Horse Farm. On my visit to Vermont to film for Equitrekking Vermont, part of Equitrekking's first season, I was… Read more »

Vermont- Icelandic Inn to Inn Ride

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 26, 2010
By Ed Machak Photos by Ed Machak and Chip Ward A novice dressage rider with no real trail riding experience, mounted on a strange horse, in the pouring rain, with water already trickling into my boots before we've left the paddock I began to question the wisdom of this endeavor.… Read more »

Icelandic Inn-to-Inn Ride, Day One

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
We were troopers today, riding on our first day of the Icelandic inn-to-inn ride in buckets of rain. I rode Kristall, a well trained and super fun Icelandic. We had a lot of fun, even in the rain. The Icelandic Horse Farm is located in Fayston, Vermont, in the Mad River Valley.… Read more »

Icelandic Inn-to-Inn Ride, Day Two

Darley's Travel Blog — February 25, 2010
Thank goodness we had a beautiful day of sunshine today. I spent the day riding with the same group plus a few other riders who joined us in the morning and afternoon. I am now writing at the Mad River Inn, the inn owned by Karen Winhold, who runs the… Read more »