12 08, 2014

Riding Iceland: Hello, Gloi, Hello, Kuldi

2014-08-12T21:42:45+00:00 By |Travel|

They say that the descent into the Ísafjörður Airport in Iceland is one of the world’s most difficult landings. The plane skims so close to the mountain on its right side that passengers can make out every rock and goat path on its slope before the [...]

15 05, 2014

The Masters Are Coming

2014-05-15T00:46:47+00:00 By |Travel|

I’ll never forget the moment I walked through the entrance of my first Masters CSI5* show. Stepping onto the red carpet was a tangible experience. It unfolded in grand style, leading the way to a stage-like centerpiece with white footing and strategic lighting that reflected [...]

13 05, 2014

In Preparation: The Athina Onassis CSI5*

2014-05-13T14:42:28+00:00 By |Travel|

Since its first edition in 2007, the prestigious Athina Onassis Horse Show became the largest international show jumping event organized in Brazil. Labeled 5 stars (CSI 5 *) for its pledge of excellence and athletic performance, this event is orchestrated by the Brazilian rider Alvaro Affonso de Miranda Neto, with his wife, Athina Onassis, [...]

28 04, 2014

Hot Hot Heat: Miami Beach Polo

2014-04-28T13:35:47+00:00 By |Travel|

In a glance, you can feast your eyes on horses and aquamarine ocean. Tanned skin and cucumber cocktails lie equally within reach. And when it all comes together in Miami Beach, there’s not much else that can make a Sunday afternoon better. Miami Beach Polo [...]

23 04, 2014

WEG Final 4: By Luck of the Draw

2014-04-23T13:23:37+00:00 By |Travel|

If you’re a show jumping fan who is planning on traveling to Normandy, France this summer for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, there’s no doubt that much of the reason you’re making the trip is to witness  Show Jumping’s Final 4 in person. It’s [...]

6 03, 2014

Horse Swimming: Jamaica Style

2014-03-06T02:24:09+00:00 By |Travel|

Horseback rides are no longer just on the beach—they’re going under water. A film by Jungles In Paris captures the action on Jamaica's shore. Plus: 6 more creature-centric destinations. See the short film here via Dujour.com.  You can lead a horse to water, the saying [...]

15 08, 2013

A Beach Ride in Ireland

2013-08-15T19:47:57+00:00 By |Travel|

Shrule Equestrian Center, Wexford, Ireland, 11:00am. The sun is peeking through ever-present clouds as we pull into a parking lot flanked by high sand dunes. The “horseboxes” attached to modestly sized cars are already waiting, with two pairs of horses casually napping in the sun. [...]