Articles Tagged 'Equestrian Vacations'

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Scotland- Blair Castle Pony Trekking Video

Pony Trek through Scotland's Highlands at Blair Castle by Darley Newman At Blair Castle in Blair Atholl, I took off with guides Vicki and Hamish on an all day ride in the rugged and romantic Highlands.  I rode Gorm, which means blue in Gaelic, an eleven-year-old Highland Pony. Gorm ...

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Rancho Las Cascadas Riding Vacation

Seeing the heart of Mexico as it was 100 years ago–– where people live simply, close to the land, and the horse is still a treasured mode of transportation.  by Rosemary Passantino On the way from Mexico City airport to Rancho Las Cascadas, a boutique hotel and horse ranc...

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Summer Reading for Iceland Vacations

Recommended reading for your Iceland riding vacation and travels, including horse books, guidebooks, fiction and more! by Darley Newman Summer is approaching, and we are getting ready to travel again. That means that I am reading up on horses around the world and great travel destinations, par...

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Texas- Horsey Adventures in Fort Worth

Forth Worth for Horse Lovers, including the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, Fort Worth Stock Show, shopping and brisket at the Stockyards Hotel. by Darley Newman. Originally published in True West Magazine. Billed as the oldest stock show in America, the Fort Worth Stock Show dates ...

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Texas- Running-R Ranch

Hill Country in Texas and especially Bandera is well-known for its guest ranches. Saddle up with me to explore the area from the Running-R Ranch. by Darley Newman Running-R Ranch is a small guest ranch in the Hill Country of Texas, just outside of the small town of Bandera, self-proclaimed as ...

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Kentucky- Shaker Village Trail Riding

Saddle up for a spring ride through the pretty trails at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill in Kentucky. by Darley Newman Shaker Village is certainly one of the most beautiful places to trail ride in Kentucky. Don Pelly, the naturalist at Shaker Village, took me and a group of local ladies, who f...

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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...

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Turkey- Kayaköy, Lycian Coast

Horse ride and explore the abandoned ghost city of Kayakoy in Turkey by Darley Newman The deserted city of Kayakoy outside of Fethiye in Turkey is one of the spookiest places I've explored. Norma from Perma Ranch takes small groups on day and week long riding excursions from Perma Ranch, i...

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Turkey- Horse Riding Kiliclar Valley, Cappadocia

Horse ride the beautiful Red and Rose Valleys in Cappadocia, Turkey by Darley Newman We've spent many days riding through Cappadocia's fairy chimney valleys in Central Turkey, and I don't think we'll run out of trails anytime soon. The scenery changed today on our ride through ...

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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...