Articles Tagged 'Ireland Riding Vacation'

Darley’s Travel Blog

Castle Leslie Equestrian Vacation in Ireland- Part 2

Part 2 of my "Downton Abbey" experience on an equestrian vacation at Castle Leslie Estate in Ireland. by Equitrekking host Darley Newman Read Part 1 of my adventures at Castle Leslie. A great way to explore Castle Leslie Estate for non-riders or the horsey set is to hop aboard one of...

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Beach Riding in Connemara

The beach riding day on the Connemara Trail is not always this fast, Willie said as we galloped full speed ahead on the beautiful beaches in Connmeara, Ireland’s Wild West. I was riding with a lively group from Switzerland who’d been riding with legendary horseman Willie Leahy every ...

Equestrian Travel Articles

Ireland- Mount Juliet Jumps and Gallops

by Darley Newman As I galloped up through the lush, green fifty-acre field on Chad, a strong Irish Sport horse, I felt a little wild and completely free. Eleanor, our guide, had told me to let Chad go a bit, as he had the biggest stride of our horses and would like to be in front. He certainl...