Articles Tagged 'Equestrian Vacation'

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 »

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 »

Dana Village Horse Trek in Jordan

Darley's Travel Blog — October 10, 2014
Ride back in time through a 15th century village in Jordan, right beside the Dana Nature Reserve. by Darley Newman I certainly felt like I was stepping back in time as I rode an Arabian horse through the small village of Dana on the edge of the Dana Nature Reserve… Read more »

Turquoise Riviera Ghost Town of Kayakoy

Darley's Travel Blog — August 5, 2014
Read about one of the most unusual destinations that I've explored on horseback... Kayakoy by Darley Newman Kayaköy was once home to thousands of Anatolian Greeks... today it is deserted. Having trekked to ancient cities in Turkey’s lesser-visited interior, I was excited to explore the more popular beach destinations along… Read more »

Alaska- Seward Horse Ride

Darley's Travel Blog — June 13, 2014
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 »

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 »

Horseback Riding Banff National Park

Darley's Travel Blog — April 17, 2014
Wilderness Pack Trip on horseback in Banff National Park in Alberta   by Equitrekking host Darley Newman The first day of our pack trip into Banff National Park had been an eventful one. The three-hour ride to Mystic Camp was a mix of sun, rain and hail- yes hail in… Read more »

Exploring Little Petra on Horseback in Jordan

Darley's Travel Blog — April 11, 2014
Horse Ride through the ancient city of Petra in Jordan by Darley Newman You’ve probably seen photographs of the Petra’s famous Treasury or perhaps know it from the climax of the movie “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” starring Harrison Ford, when Indiana finds the Holy Grail inside the Treasury.… Read more »