Articles Tagged 'Cross Country'

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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...

Expert Equestrian Articles

Hunter Paces to Help Your Cross Country

Hunter Pacing as a stand in for cross country – a golden opportunity for eventers and their mounts. By Bernadette Palmeri One of the most challenging aspects to eventing is the lack of resources that so many competitors face. Because we are not all privy to a fully stocked cross count...

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Cross Country at the Rolex Three Day

Watch a video from the Rolex Three Day's Cross-Country Course and learn about this fast-paced equestrian competition. by Darley Newman This year's Rolex Kentucky Three-Day is fast approaching. This annual spring qualifying event for the Olympic Games and World Championships draws large...

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Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Jane Beshear Interview

Hear from Kentucky's First Lady Jane Beshear about the sport of eventing and the Rolex Three Day in video interview. by Darley Newman At the Rolex Three Day at Lexington's Kentucky Horse Park, I was able to meet Kentucky's First Lady Jane Beshear and get her take on the sport of ev...

Meet Your Host

Meet Your Host-  Scarlett Oak Equestrian Centre

Learning to ride at the age of five on the Ivory Coast of Africa and going on to train with great pro-riders and coaches, including Caroline Powell, Blyth Tait, Jody Harstone, Vaughn Jefferies, Mark Todd and Lucinda Green, Celine Falletta has led an interesting equestrian life. Learn about her bac...

Travel Tips

Riding Vacation Options

by Darley Newman When researching different options for your riding vacation, begin narrowing your choices by thinking about what type of vacation you are seeking. Are looking for an American ranch, an exotic, international safari or a relaxing spa escape that allows you to ride as much or litt...

Travel Tips

Darley’s Sample Packing List

Darley’s General Packing Tips Wherever you’re headed to horseback ride, whether it's a dude ranch, guest ranch, cattle drive or equestrian vacation in Ireland, here are some items to consider not leaving home without: - Riding boots- If you don’t own boots made specific...

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Kentucky- Rolex Three Day

I just left the Rolex Three-Day, one of the most exciting equestrian sporting events in the world. The horses and riders in this competition, especially Karen O'Connor and her horse, Theodore O'Conner, are truly amazing. I can't imagine the exhilaration they must feel as they take on w...