The Land of the Vikings It was meant to be the start of summer but as I stepped off the plane I could feel the cool Icelandic temperature. Driving from the airport to Reykjavik the terrain appeared like a moon scape with molten volcanic lava covered in moss and steam in the distance from the…Details
How To Avoid Pickpockets on your Holiday A trip away is a time to unwind, recharge and take in new experiences and the last thing you want is to be come of a victim of a horrid pickpocketing experience. You don’t want to be the one wistfully talked of as ‘that cousin who was robbed…Details
Snaffle Travel talks to Sonja Johnson about her amazing eventing career. Sonja is an Australian eventing rider, Olympic Beijing team silver medallist team member in 2008 and Bronze WEG team member in Aachen in 2006, She has also represented Australia in Trans-Tasman events and has a long list of many riding achievements. She is currently on…Details
PACKING CUBES Article courtesy of Zoomlite Every traveller knows that space in your suitcase is premium real estate. If you go over your limited weight allowance this can cost you a small fortune. So, we squeeze and push and sit on our suitcase to try to cram it all in. I must admit I was…Details
Snaffle Travel talks to Sarah Neville, “The Australian Voice of Equestrian” about her experience as a commentator at two of the top Australian Equestrian eventing competitions, the Melbourne three day and the Adelaide international event. Sarah tells us about the how she became a commentator and what happens behind the scenes at both eventing competitions.…Details
We talk to Equestrian personalities, “From the Horses Mouth“, once a month on a Wednesday, LIVE on our Snaffle Travel Facebook page. We listen to there stories, amazing equestrian journeys, international travel experiences. WEDNESDAY 16TH SEPTEMBER 2020 Many of the memories of Snaffle Travel’s tours to Spain keep popping up in on Facebook. So this …Details
The Piber Horse Stud where the famous Lipizzaner white horse is breed Austria’s historic Piber Federal Stud is the home of the oldest cultured horse breed in Europe the Lipizzaner, the noble white horse famously used at the iconic Spanish Riding School in Vienna dates back to 1580. Since 1920 the Piber stud farm has…Details
50 of the world’s best show jumping riders will compete alongside 25 of the best young riders in the Deutsche Bank Stadium at the CHIO Aachen showgrounds… From 4-6 September 2020, Aachen International Jumping: The world elite in the Deutsche Bank Stadium The majority of the competitions will be transmitted live. Many of the big…Details
The White Horse of Uffington, near Oxfordshire If you stand in the valley near the village of Uffington in Oxfordshire, England, and look up at the high curve of chalk grassland above you and you will see an enormous white, abstract stick figure horse cut from the chalk itself. It has a thin, sweeping body,…Details
Dublin Show The Irish capital is more than just brews, amazing architecture and craic. Dublin Horse Show is the largest equestrian event in all of Ireland and something you don’t want to miss. Every year the best horses are on display as well as national and international show-jumpers. When the annual Dublin Horse Show takes place, there…Details
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