Articles Tagged 'Equestrian Vacation'

Riding Iceland in Your 80’s

Equestrian Travel Articles — October 29, 2017
What Fun Looks Like at 89 What do you do for fun when you’re 89? Go horseback riding of course! That’s what mom did on our recent trip to Iceland. One might think it’s a risky hobby for a senior citizen, but it’s not as crazy as it sounds. Getting… Read more »

Horse Ride Under the Hollywood Sign

Equestrian Travel Articles — September 2, 2017
Take a ride through Griffith Park, home of the famous Hollywood Sign, setting for many TV productions, and land of celebrity sightings. by Karen Braschayko  On a clear day, downtown Los Angeles is visible from the park's trails. Photo courtesy Sunset Ranch Hollywood. The Hollywood Hills surprised me. Maybe it… Read more »

Equestrian Tack & Saddles Around the World

Darley's Travel Blog — August 24, 2017
Learn about what kinds of saddles and equestrian tack you may try on your riding vacation by Darley Newman One of the challenges of traveling around the world riding horses with the locals is adjusting to different riding styles and different tack.  Just as there are different horse breeds, there… Read more »

Five Cowgirls Who Changed History

Equestrian Travel Articles — July 2, 2017
Remarkable women from my visit to the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in Fort Worth, Texas. by Karen Braschayko At the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, you can learn about cowgirls who were famous and those who were not so famous. Even if you know their names,… Read more »

Alaska- Seward Horse Ride

Darley's Travel Blog — May 25, 2017
My adventures horse riding Seward and viewing wildlife and Alaska beaches on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska with Bree Bardarson of Bardy's Trail Rides by Darley Newman Bree Bardarson of Bardy’s Trail Rides was born and raised in Alaska. As an Alaskan native and horse lover, she was a great… Read more »

Iceland- Icelandic Horses & Culture Video

Darley's Travel Blog — November 16, 2016
  In Iceland, I had the honor and privildge of riding with Diddi, one of Iceland’s top riders. Diddi is the nickname for Sigurbjörn Bárðarson. Diddi means the Golden Rider and I can see why Diddi is called this. Not only is he a great rider (I also saw him… Read more »

Marriott Ranch Horseback Riding with Longhorns

Darley's Travel Blog — September 1, 2016
Saddle up at a historic Western style ranch on the East Coast by Darley Newman Rolling grasslands stretch as far as the eye can see. Longhorn cattle graze in flower-filled meadows, and rugged cowboys ride miles of trails. Though this may sound like the American West, it actually lies fewer… Read more »

Horse Riding the Ring of Kerry in Ireland, Part 1

Darley's Travel Blog — August 19, 2016
Ride on strong Irish horses on Ireland's beautiful Ring of Kerry by Darley Newman With beautiful sunny skies, our crew headed to Killarney Riding Stables right outside of the center of Killarney. There’s a reason why so many tourists flock to this part of County Kerry, it’s absolutely gorgeous. There’s… Read more »

Horse Riding the Ring of Kerry in Ireland Part 2

Darley's Travel Blog — August 19, 2016
I continue my trek along the Ring of Kerry, where Irish mountains meet the sea. by Darley Newman After a picnic lunch on the trails, we continued our trek up towards Windy Gap with Aoife, my Killarney Riding Stables' guide. We rode towards a picturesque spot to see that a multitude… Read more »

10 Cappadocia Travel Tips for Equestrians

Travel Tips — March 13, 2015
Cappadocia horseback riding travels take you through exotic terrain for history, culture, food and adventure! by Darley Newman If you’re into exotic adventures on horseback, Cappadocia, Turkey is a fascinating destination to explore. It was on my bucket list for horseback riding vacations and I’ve since been back twice to… Read more »