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!


Horseback Riding Central Park, New York City

October 17, 2016
The experience of horseback riding in Central Park in New York City is once in a lifetime! Caroline Maffry explains why. by Caroline Maffry Whether you have ever dreamed of riding a horse one day or if you are already a seasoned equestrian who competes for a living, everyone would… Read more »

New Year’s Ranch Vacations- Ring in 2017 in the Saddle

October 16, 2016
We can't think of a better way to ring in the New Year than horseback riding. These dude ranches are offering travel deals and special events to help you reach that dream and ride! From Arizona to Montana to Colorado, check out great holiday guest ranch vacations. Spend the first… Read more »

Horseback Riding St Lucia with Atlantic Shores Riding Stables

October 15, 2016
Beach ride on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia with photographer Manuela Stefan!  My photography work brought me to St Lucia early this year, and I used the opportunity to tap into the local equine world. To my delight, I found a place of great beauty and authenticity: the Atlantic… Read more »

New York City’s Central Park Horse Show

September 21, 2016
With the city skyline as a backdrop, top equestrians compete in the disciplines of show jumping, dressage, and hunters at this unique venue in Central Park. The third annual Central Park Horse Show, taking place September 21-25, promises an exciting program of competition and performances amidst skyscrapers in the iconic… Read more »

Riding Australia’s Challenging Bicentennial National Trail

August 19, 2016
Read about a mother and daugther team, who with two little pack donkeys and a trusty Thoroughbred are traveling over 3000 miles across Australia on the Bicentennial National Trail. by Eliza Allan It had been my dream for quite some time to save up and take a year off work to travel… Read more »

Between the Ears Ring of Kerry, Ireland Photo Journey

August 19, 2016
One of our favorite Ireland riding vacations is along the Ring of Kerry in Ireland. This area is well traveled by tourists for a reason-- it's stunning! If you take the time to venture off the beaten path on horseback, you'll find even more peaceful and beautiful locations.  We've ridden… Read more »

Horseback Riding in County Kerry, Ireland

August 19, 2016
Is horseback riding in Ireland on your bucket list? Read on about this unforgettable two-day trek on the renowned Ring of Kerry. by Jocelyn Pierce The O’Sullivan family has been expertly guiding equestrian treks in County Kerry, Ireland for decades. Located adjacent to Killarney National Park, Killarney Riding Stables is… Read more »

Central Park Sightseeing Offering Horseback Riding in Central Park

August 15, 2016
Learn how you can enjoy the juxtaposition of city and nature with horseback riding tours in iconic Central Park! While it’s common to see horse-drawn carriages in New York City’s Central Park, horseback riding in the iconic park hasn’t been possible in quite some time. Horseback riding has been a tradition… Read more »

Horses Take Flight with Their Passports for the Rio Olympics

July 30, 2016
Read about the journey for these elite equine athletes, including fun facts about what's on board their Emirates Aircraft! The first group of Olympic horses departed from London Stansted Airport on July 29th on a special cargo plane bound for Rio 2016, marking the start of the Olympic dream for… Read more »

A Snowy Horseback Ride in Armenia

July 26, 2016
Winter gives way to spring at Apaga Resort in Armenia. by Yulia Frolova Every time I travel, there is always a certain level of probability that something will not go as planned. A couple of times I missed confirmed and prepaid rides. All types of big and small changes of… Read more »