Articles Tagged 'Devon'

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Join the Dartmoor Derby in Devon, England

Imagine a horseback adventure in one of Britain’s finest areas of wilderness-- riding and navigating for days across moorland, through woods and valleys, crossing rivers, past ancient stone circles and through golden gorse and purple heather. It is countryside Steven Spielberg felt barely ab...

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Meet Your Host- Dartmoor Riding Holidays

Cowboys in the UK? Yes, sir! Phil Heard is a beef and sheep farmer and a British cowboy, who drives cattle though England's wild moors in "War Horse" country and invites guests to come with him for the ride with Dartmoor Riding Holidays. Phil Heard's working farm, Meldon, is located i...

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Foggy Horse Ride through Devon’s Dartmoor

Interested in riding in the British Isles? Read a traveler's experience horse riding through Devon's foggy Dartmoor National Park. by Meg Robbins The fog, sitting heavily on Haytor Down has, if anything, intensified. Not only can't I see my hand in front of my face-- I can't se...

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Horse Riding in Devon, England — Life Lessons at West Steart Farm

Meg Robbins rides at Devon, learns about groundwork and takes the lesson home by Meg Robbins I’m trying to be of assistance to Zana Jackson, who owns West Steart Farm and Devon Riding Holidays with her husband Jim. The first day of my short break holiday was a lesson followed by a p...

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Ride the Gallops in Devon, England

Ever wanted to know how fast those jockeys really go when they're training race horses on the gallops? by Darley Newman Watch a video below of England riding vacation guests riding the gallops, a unique exercise you can experience on the Devon riding holiday. This video is a little sh...

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Riding in Devon, England Part 3

Horse Riding Vacations in Devon, England by Meg Robbins, Read Part 1 or Part 2 Day 4 to Knightshayes Court: We all chose the ride to Knightshayes Court as perfect for the kind of day it looked to be; a little gray, possibly late day rain, over the beach ride which I would miss this time aro...

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Horse Riding in Devon, England- Part 2

Horse Riding Holidays - UK Adventures of Meg Robbins by Meg Robbins, Read Part 1 and Part 3 of this series. Day 2: West Steart Farm guests can wake early if they like (I did) to help bring the ponies in from the distant grazing pastures and bring grain to the mares and youngstock. The views a...

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Horse Riding in Devon, England- Part 1

An American Woman Takes a horse riding holiday in Devon, England by Meg Robbins, Read Part 2 & Part 3 of this series. Standing at the top of a moorland hill, gazing at a herd of tiny mealy-nosed Exmoor ponies, Trooper, the savvy copper bay Dales pony I am aboard, knows which ends of the he...