Articles Tagged 'Iceland Riding Vacations'

Horseback Riding in Iceland: The Viidalstungurett Horse Roundup

You might not have thought to put Iceland at the top of your list for a horseback riding vacation, but it’s worth considering. In a lava-strewn landscape reminiscent of Vikings and a rugged, bygone era, Iceland’s unique five-gaited horses furnish deep pride to the local community. By Su...

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10 Things to Know About Iceland Riding Holidays

Things I wished I'd known before horse trekking in Iceland. If you're thinking about horseback riding in the Land of Fire and Ice, read this first. by Darley Newman Below are 10 things to know before you travel on an Iceland riding holiday. Have something I've missed? Join the...

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Eco-Friendly Riding Vacations-Part 2

Horseback riding tours are a great way to see the countryside with minimal ecological impact. Check out some top picks for "green" riding vacations. by Jocelyn Pierce In Part I of Eco-Friendly Riding Vacations, the importance of sustainability practices and eco-tourism were highlighted. Both S...

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10 Great Places to Horse Ride- #5 Iceland

Ride Icelandics in the Land of Fire and Ice, which comes in at #5 in our Top 10 Countdown. by Darley Newman Iceland is located in the North Atlantic Ocean, just South of the Artic Circle. Called the land of fire and ice, Iceland is home to spewing geysers, roaring waterfalls, giant glaciers an...