Articles Tagged 'Wales'

Join our Epic Wales Twitter Chat March 29th

Darley's Travel Blog — March 12, 2017
Share your Wales travel insights and have a little fun hearing what we learned from the locals! We recently filmed in Wales for two episodes of our PBS TV show, Travels with Darley, and prior to that we had an epic journey on horseback through Wales for Equitrekking. I’m excited… Read more »

A Bucket List Riding Holiday with FreeRein in Wales

Equestrian Travel Articles — September 8, 2014
Writer, novelist, and blogger, Tracy M Thomas of Rabbit in Headlights gives the inside scoop on a Self-Guided Riding Holiday with FreeRein in Wales and decides this experience must be on your bucket list. by Tracy M Thomas ‘Ooooh, it’s going to be thundering and lightening ALL weekend!’ So quoth… Read more »

Carreg Cennen Castle- Taking in the Views in Wales

Darley's Travel Blog — May 29, 2014
For stunning Welsh countryside views and an eerie step back in time, climb up to Carreg Cennen Castle, one of the most photographed castles in Wales. by Darley Newman One of Great Britain's great castles, Carreg Cennen is one of the most photographed castles in Wales. This fortress sits on a high limestone… Read more »

Icelandic Horses on Holiday in Wales

Equestrian Travel Articles — December 30, 2013
Catherine Holland, who writes the Little Viking Horse blog, takes her Icelandics on a riding holiday on the Gower Peninsula in Wales and shares how you can do it, too. by Catherine Holland One of the things we love to do with our horses is “ramble." A quick brush, check feet,… Read more »

Pony Trekking on the Gower Peninsula, Wales

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 28, 2012
Castles, ancient tombs and beautiful beaches! Ride Welsh ponies with me from a Victorian hunting lodge in Wales. by: Darley Newman I’m pony trekking on the Gower Peninsula in Southern Wales with Olive Edwards, a dynamic woman who loves Welsh Ponies and works hard running her historic Victorian inn and… Read more »

Wales Horse Riding the Brecon Beacons

Darley's Travel Blog — February 20, 2012
Horse trekking in the remote and spectacular Brecon Beacons in Wales by Darley Newman The Brecon Beacons National Park in Wales is a great place to explore on horseback. This park has been awarded the British Horse Society Access Award for the National Park most active in opening up equestrian routes.… Read more »

Wales Travel Videos from Equitrekking TV

Darley's Travel Blog — June 8, 2011
Watch travel videos featuring Welsh Cobs, horseback riding on the beaches of the Gower Peninsula and the Cambrian Mountains and a ride to the pub! by Darley Newman On our journey through Wales, we discovered mountains, beaches, castles and of course, horses. Below are some videos from our adventures in… Read more »

Derwen Zebadee Joins Barking Mad Divas

Darley's Travel Blog — November 24, 2010
In Equitrekking's Wales episode, we filmed Welsh Cobs with Ifor Lloyd at his world renowned stud, the Derwen International Welsh Cob Center. Ifor just wrote to me that he's sold his colt Derwen Zebadee to one of Europe's most famous dog trainers, who runs Barking Mad Divas. Check out the… Read more »

Welsh Mountain Ride

Darley's Travel Blog — September 16, 2010
by Darley Newman Ride in the Cambrian Mountains in Wales with a longtime horseman and learn about this rural area. The moors seemed to roll on endlessly as Charlie and I began our ride towards the next challenging part of our trek, a boggy forest that would lead us to… Read more »

Wales Beach Ride (with Video)

Darley's Travel Blog — August 17, 2010
by: Darley Newman Go pony trekking on the beach in Wales with this Equitrekking Video and story! I’m pony trekking in Wales with Olive Edwards at Parc le Breos, a Victorian hunting lodge with about forty Welsh ponies and larger horses that Olive’s husband uses for show jumping. Olive’s been… Read more »