Horseback Riding in Ireland: My Top Three

March 16th, 2016|

Renowned as ‘the land of the horse’, Ireland has a deep connection to horses and horsemanship. With about 35 horses per 1,000 people, horses, and especially horse-racing, are very much a part of Irish life.

A dark green, often mist-shrouded and drizzly country, horseback riding vacations in Ireland can sometimes feel like you’ve traveled back in […]

Horse Cart Ride through the Gap of Dunloe, Co Kerry, Ireland

January 26th, 2011|

Taking a Horse Cart through the Gap of Dunloe, Co Kerry, Ireland

One of the highlights of our recent trip to Ireland was not in the form of a horseback riding vacation. Instead, we took a Pony Trap ride through the Gap of Dunloe, near Killarney, Co Kerry, Ireland.

The Gap of Dunloe is one of the […]

Horseback Riding Vacation in County Kerry, Ireland

October 13th, 2010|

Horseback Riding Vacation in County Kerry, Ireland

What better place to go for a horseback riding vacation than in County Kerry, Ireland? The beauty of the countryside – the mountains of McGillicuddy’s Reeks, along with the gorgeous shoreline, set the scene for an extraordinary horseback riding vacation experience.

We recently had the chance for a lovely beach […]