Articles Tagged 'Vermont'

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A Vermont Equestrian Vacation at The Mountain Top Inn & Resort

Mother and daughter equestrians enjoy a summertime horseback riding vacation in Vermont's Green Mountains. by Caroline Maffry Known as a premiere four-season destination, The Mountain Top Inn & Resort is nestled in Vermont’s Green Mountains and surrounded by breathtaking views of...

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Carriage Driving Vacations & Clinics in the USA

Great places to take a carriage driving vacation in the USA. These equestrian learning holidays help beginners and advanced alike, including those looking to excel in Combined Driving Events. by Darley Newman Always wanted to drive a horse-drawn carriage? Want to spend time with horses, but no...

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Therapeutic Riding at CHAMP in Vermont

CHAMP is a therapeutic riding program located in Vermont providing riders and volunteers with an enriching and unforgettable experience. by Jocelyn Pierce with photos from Sarah Rosedahl 7-year-old Alex was struggling to adjust in school. Banned from the lunchroom and playground for fighting,...

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Shelburne Museum - Carriages & Equestrian Folk Art in Vermont

If you're looking for a fun destination to get your art fix this summer, take a drive to Shelburne Museum in Lake Champlain Valley, Vermont, where an impressive collection of carriages, impressionist paintings, folk art, quilts and even a steamboat await. by Darley Newman I was equall...

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Equitrekking on Create TV Video Promos

Watch promos for Equitrekking's new season on Create TV, a Public Television lifestyle channel. View the TV schedule. Episodes include Equitrekking Alberta, Uruguay, Jordan: Petra, Royal Stables & Dead Sea, Turkey's Coast, Cappadocia & Istanbul, Great American...

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Vermont’s Green Mountain Trail Riding

We arrived at the Mountain Top Inn eleven miles outside of Killington in the Green Mountains of Vermont on a summer day just in time for a morning trail ride. A young girl was learning to jump in the lesson arena, as I set off on Cassanova, a surefooted mixed breed with a smooth canter. Mike wou...

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Vermont Summer Horse Festival

The Vermont Summer Festival is back with six week of horse events in East Dorset, only about an hour from the Mountain Top Inn and two hours and twenty minutes from the Vermont Icelandic Horse Farm. On my visit to Vermont to film for Equitrekking Vermont, part of Equitrekking's ...

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Vermont- Icelandic Inn to Inn Ride

By Ed Machak Photos by Ed Machak and Chip Ward A novice dressage rider with no real trail riding experience, mounted on a strange horse, in the pouring rain, with water already trickling into my boots before we've left the paddock I began to question the wisdom of this endeavor. Not to wor...

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Icelandic Inn-to-Inn Ride, Day One

We were troopers today, riding on our first day of the Icelandic inn-to-inn ride in buckets of rain. I rode Kristall, a well trained and super fun Icelandic. We had a lot of fun, even in the rain. The Icelandic Horse Farm is located in Fayston, Vermont, in the Mad River Valley. ...

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Icelandic Inn-to-Inn Ride, Day Two

Thank goodness we had a beautiful day of sunshine today. I spent the day riding with the same group plus a few other riders who joined us in the morning and afternoon. I am now writing at the Mad River Inn, the inn owned by Karen Winhold, who runs the Icelandic Horse Farm and this riding vacation....