Horse riding in Iceland is incredibly surprising for countless reasons. First of all, the landscape is so diverse and unique that you will hardly believe it’s real! Volcanoes, lava fields, endless hills, valleys, and sandy beaches; what more could you ask for? Secondly, Icelandic horses are one of the purest and strongest breeds on the planet. They are short and look more like ponies, but you’ll be surprised by their strength and agility. They are also incredible people pleasers. So prepare for nothing less than the horse riding experience of your life in Iceland!
If you enjoy being in nature, with the wind dancing freely in your hair, then a horse riding holiday in the United Kingdom may just be the perfect idea of a getaway.
Fear can be a result of many things. It can be a result of something new and exciting or something you haven’t tried yet. Naturally, you are expecting and possibly stressing over the outcome. Or, it can be a result of something you have already done that had scared you in the past.
Horse riding is one of the most exhilarating sports, in terms of both physical and mental recreation. A recent equestrianism study revealed that there are more than 9 million horses in the US alone, while over 7 million people take part in horseback riding every year.
One of the most frequently asked questions from novice riders is “what is the difference between English and Western riding?”, often followed by “which one is easiest?” Depending on where you learned to ride, you may already be comfortable with English or Western style riding without knowing the difference. So we will attempt to explain exactly that!