Articles Tagged 'Equestrian Vacations'

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Horse Riding Loch Ness in Scotland

Help me spot Nessie from the saddle on a horse ride around Loch Ness, Scotland. by Darley Newman If you want a totally different view of Loch Ness in Scotland, ride amid the pretty forests, lush fields and actually into this freshwater loch in the Scottish Highlands!  I went out for...

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Horse Riding the Alpujarras in Spain

Horse ride with me into a fragrant, mountainous area of tiny white washed villages, backed by the snow capped Sierra Nevada Mountains. by Darley Newman I love horse riding in the mountains, especially climbing up high to take in wide open views. Amazing scenery abounds in the Alpujarras, a ru...

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10 Great Places to Horse Ride- #1 Ireland

Ireland tops our list as a great place to horse ride. The below video showcases the Ring of Kerry, a beautiful destination combining mountains and beaches. by Darley Newman While most people experience the Ring of Kerry by vehicle, the best way to take in the beauty of this area is astride a h...

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Stable to Table: Recipes from a Lifetime of Travel, Riding and Cooking

A new cookbook pairs Dawn Harris Brown’s equestrian culinary adventures with stunning horse photos from her travels. by Karen Braschayko Dawn Harris Brown has ridden and cooked her way across the world. Traveling by horseback through lands as exotic as Mongolia, the Australian outback an...

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10 Great Places to Horse Ride- #2 Costa Rica

Horse riding at the base of Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica is a once in a lifetime riding adventure. by Darley Newman Located in Costa Rica’s fertile northern lowlands, Arenal Volcano was spewing lava, boulders and a lot of smoke when we filmed here for the Equitrekking Costa Rica episode....

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10 Great Places to Horse Ride- #6 Canyon de Chelly, Arizona

Horseback riding in Canyon de Chelly with the Navajo ranks in at #6 in our countdown of great places to ride. by Darley Newman If you want a truly spiritual horse ride in a spectacular setting, ride with the Navajo at Canyon de Chelly in Northeastern, Arizona. I’ve ridden through some pr...

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10 Great Places to Horse Ride- #7 Donana National Park, Spain

You can't get much better than horseback riding on the beach in Southern Spain, which is why this beautiful national park ranks #7 in our Top 10 list. by Darley Newman Doñana National Park is another destination that I've been priviledged to ride horses in twice! These are some ...

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10 Great Places to Horse Ride- #8 Cappadocia, Turkey

Cappadocia, Turkey is one of the most fascinating destinations we've ever horse ridden and ranks at #8 in our countdown.  by Darley Newman I've actually visited Cappadocia, Turkey twice now. It's one of the most interesting travel destinations I've ever explored and a grea...

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Pirates Beach Riding in Rocha, Uruguay

Ride horses on the beaches of the Rocha Province in Uruguay, where the remnants of shipwrecks make for interesting local stories! by Darley Newman Having grown up in a beach area in South Carolina, I am always keen on visiting beaches around the world. Uruguay has some famous beach areas like ...

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Uruguay’s Mysterious Stone Cone Valley

Feel the energy on a horse ride to the Valley of the Thread of Life by Darley Newman Have you ever been on a horse ride to a historic place where you've felt some sort of energy? In Uruguay, I did. I went horse riding with a local named Alicia Morales of La Salamora Estancia to an are...