Articles Tagged 'Equestrian Vacation'

Riding Iceland in Your 80’s

What Fun Looks Like at 89 What do you do for fun when you’re 89? Go horseback riding of course! That’s what mom did on our recent trip to Iceland. One might think it’s a risky hobby for a senior citizen, but it’s not as crazy as it sounds. Getting older has meant that mom...

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Five Cowgirls Who Changed History

Remarkable women from my visit to the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in Fort Worth, Texas. by Karen Braschayko At the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, you can learn about cowgirls who were famous and those who were not so famous. Even if you know their names, it’s...

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Alaska- Seward Horse Ride

My adventures horse riding Seward and viewing wildlife and Alaska beaches on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska with Bree Bardarson of Bardy's Trail Rides by Darley Newman Bree Bardarson of Bardy’s Trail Rides was born and raised in Alaska. As an Alaskan native and horse lover, she was a ...

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Iceland- Icelandic Horses & Culture Video

  In Iceland, I had the honor and privildge of riding with Diddi, one of Iceland’s top riders. Diddi is the nickname for Sigurbjörn Bárðarson. Diddi means the Golden Rider and I can see why Diddi is called this. Not only is he a great rider (I also saw him compete a...

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Marriott Ranch Horseback Riding with Longhorns

Saddle up at a historic Western style ranch on the East Coast by Darley Newman Rolling grasslands stretch as far as the eye can see. Longhorn cattle graze in flower-filled meadows, and rugged cowboys ride miles of trails. Though this may sound like the American West, it actually lies fewer tha...

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Horse Riding the Ring of Kerry in Ireland, Part 1

Ride on strong Irish horses on Ireland's beautiful Ring of Kerry by Darley Newman With beautiful sunny skies, our crew headed to Killarney Riding Stables right outside of the center of Killarney. There’s a reason why so many tourists flock to this part of County Kerry, it’s abs...

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Horse Riding the Ring of Kerry in Ireland Part 2

I continue my trek along the Ring of Kerry, where Irish mountains meet the sea. by Darley Newman After a picnic lunch on the trails, we continued our trek up towards Windy Gap with Aoife, my Killarney Riding Stables' guide. We rode towards a picturesque spot to see that a multitude of...

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10 Cappadocia Travel Tips for Equestrians

Cappadocia horseback riding travels take you through exotic terrain for history, culture, food and adventure! by Darley Newman If you’re into exotic adventures on horseback, Cappadocia, Turkey is a fascinating destination to explore. It was on my bucket list for horseback riding vacation...

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Dana Village Horse Trek in Jordan

Ride back in time through a 15th century village in Jordan, right beside the Dana Nature Reserve. by Darley Newman I certainly felt like I was stepping back in time as I rode an Arabian horse through the small village of Dana on the edge of the Dana Nature Reserve in Jordan. I listened to the...

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Turquoise Riviera Ghost Town of Kayakoy

Read about one of the most unusual destinations that I've explored on horseback... Kayakoy by Darley Newman Kayaköy was once home to thousands of Anatolian Greeks... today it is deserted. Having trekked to ancient cities in Turkey’s lesser-visited interior, I was excited to ...