Riding the Dingle Peninsula My adventure on the Emerald Isle began as soon as I arrived at the Dublin airport, where I immediately felt at home. With a bit of trepidation, I picked up... Read more
Equestrian Tours in Northern Europe
Northern Europe has a vibrant horse culture and some excellent places to ride with friendly, English speaking people, beautiful scenery and fine horses. Irish horses are famous the world over and Ireland has ideal trails for riding, comfortable inns and wonderful mounts. If you are interested in jumping, there are extensive and varied obstacle courses where you can hone your skills. In Iceland the amazingly powerful, gated Icelandic horses, which have been perfected for over a millennium, will carry you smoothly over a fantastic landscape of hot springs, fjords, volcanoes and rushing rivers. In Scotland you can traverse the forests and fields of the Highlands with occasional stops to visit distilleries where the finest whiskey is produced. You can also ride in Wales through unspoiled rural countryside along the English border.