Equestrian Travel Articles

First-hand articles and blogs about horseback riding around the world, equestrian travels, dude ranches, horseback riding vacations, great horse trails and horse festivals!


 


Riding Horses at Flowerhill in Ireland’s Galway Countryside

July 19, 2017
"Bíonn grásta Dé idir an dialait agus an talamh.......The grace of God is found between the saddle and the ground” Nestled deep in the Irish Countryside you will find an Equestrian Oasis known as the Flowerhill Equestrian Centre. Be prepared to enter a world where time has stood still and… Read more »

Horseback Riding Las Vegas

July 17, 2017
Take a break from the glowing metropolis and enjoy horseback riding through the natural wonders of Red Rock Canyon. by Karen Braschayko Las Vegas offers plenty of excitement – top-notch shows and concerts, all-night lights, chiming slot machines and thumping beats at every turn, buffets by the mile, winding paths… Read more »

Gettysburg Battlefield Horseback Riding Tours: Ride Into History

July 16, 2017
Horseback riding in Gettysburg has become one of the most engaging ways to interact with the town’s rich Civil War history. Visitors from around the world are not only viewing history from five feet up, they are learning about the war’s largest battle from the viewpoint of the cavalry –… Read more »

Clew Bay Trail Riding Vacation in Ireland- Traveler Review

July 2, 2017
A rider sets off on a horseback riding holiday on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way and reviews it for Equitrekking. by Dorothea Heaton We, three friends, arrived at Dublin Airport on Saturday the 24th of May and drove with a hire car to Westport. Westport is a very pretty and lively… Read more »

Five Cowgirls Who Changed History

July 2, 2017
Remarkable women from my visit to the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in Fort Worth, Texas. by Karen Braschayko At the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, you can learn about cowgirls who were famous and those who were not so famous. Even if you know their names,… Read more »

An Epic Riding Safari in Botswana’s Limpopo Valley

June 22, 2017
My Botswana horse safari in the Limpopo Valley was the experience of a lifetime. by Alice Fisher The guides from Limpopo Valley Horse Safaris met our group of seven at Johannesburg airport and we drove north, crossing into the Tuli Game Reserve at Pont Drift Border Post. The Tuli region… Read more »

Challenge Yourself: The AQHA Trail Challenge Program

June 22, 2017
AQHA’s Trail Challenge program is designed to engage American Quarter Horse owners and trail riding enthusiasts to test their horsemanship skills in a safe environment. If you love spending time with your American Quarter Horse and enjoy working on improving your horsemanship skills, then American Quarter Horse Association Trail Challenges… Read more »

Scotland’s Highland Trail on Horseback

June 21, 2017
Exploring the land of myths, tales, and ballads by horseback! by Alice Fisher I journeyed to St. Andrews to visit cathedral and castle foundations, wander through St. Andrews University and have my photo taken on the Swilcan Bridge, an icon in the sport of golf located between the first and… Read more »

New Zealand’s Most Incredible Horse Rides

June 17, 2017
Get the inside word from a Kiwi rider on her favorite horse trekking experiences. New Zealand is well known for the amazing scenery and the incomparable natural beauty of our beaches and wild spots. As riders, we know that pretty much every view looks better between two furry ears, and… Read more »

Horse Riding and Mule Packing in the Ansel Adams Wilderness

June 12, 2017
Why go on a horse riding vacation in the Sierra Wilderness? It’s simple. As beautiful as this country is, it’s always twice as nice when seen between the ears of a horse. Story and photography by Michael W. Church Michael W. Church It was August 16, 2015 and the fourth… Read more »