Equestrian Travel Articles

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Shrimp Fishing on Horseback in Oostduinkerke, Belgium

January 31, 2015
Learn about this UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage kept alive by twelve families in North Belgium. by Yulia Frolova I’m quite a contradictory person. On the one hand, I hate nothing more than leaving my comfort zone; on the other hand, I’m constantly finding myself in situations when my comfort zone… Read more »

Horseback Riding Belgium’s Beaches

January 25, 2015
Learn about beach riding on the shore of the North Sea in Belgium.  by Yulia Frolova Of course, knowing that I would go to Belgium to see the shrimp fishing on horseback, I asked if there was any way to take part in the fishing itself, but I was told… Read more »

Riding the Sespe Trail in California’s Los Padres National Forest

January 25, 2015
Hollis Guerra of MisAdventures of a RedHead treks through Santa Barbara's stunning backcountry, the Los Padres National Forest, enjoying food and friendship along the route. by Hollis Guerra Over Thanksgiving break, I had maybe one of the most incredible days cementing my new found love for horses and working on my… Read more »

Autumn Horse Trek in Mongolia- A Family Adventure

January 11, 2015
A Canadian rider sets off with her sister and mother on Stone Horse Expeditions & Travel's autumn horse trek in Mongolia, the 10-Day Gorkhi-Terelj Expedition. by Jennifer Lake Last winter, my sister and I decided to plan a trip together. Interestingly, and somewhat randomly, we had both always wanted to visit… Read more »

Bulgaria Riding Holiday Traveler Review

January 7, 2015
An equestrian reviews a Bulgaria riding vacation that she found on EquitrekkingTravel.com - the Bulgaria Riding Holidays - Balkan Mountain Adventure - and shares photos from her adventures. by Sarah Oakman The trip was absolutely amazing. The airport pick up and drop off went exactly as expected. The trails were… Read more »

Horseback Riding In Yellowstone National Park

December 24, 2014
Horseback riding adventures in a dream place to ride, Yellowstone National Park, while at Lone Mountain Guest Ranch in Montana. by Martha Crocker When I was a kid one of my favorite books was Little Britches, so I was pretty excited about the opportunity to ride in the NW corner of… Read more »

City Slicker Gives Highest Recommendation of Hondoo in Utah

December 16, 2014
If you have ever considered indulging your cowboy/cowgirl fantasy, then this is the way to do it! I just finished my 5 day trail ride with Hondoo Rivers & Trails, and was sorry to leave. by Tammy Botsford Well Managed; Well Prepared: Pat at Hondoo Rivers & Trails manages the… Read more »

Riding in the Gila Wilderness in New Mexico

December 14, 2014
Riding with Becky Campbell at Gila Hot Springs Ranch, which offers fully outfitted wilderness pack trips that will take you deep into the beautiful and rugged Gila Wilderness. by Mary Ann Ellison I was introduced to the Gila Wilderness about 20 years ago when a dear college friend moved to Las… Read more »

Clew Bay Trail Riding Vacation in Ireland- Traveler Review

December 4, 2014
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 »

10 Things to Love About Italy Horse Riding Vacations

November 25, 2014
Traveling in Italy... what's not to love! Horseback riding in Italy brings the sights, sounds and flavors of your Italy vacation to new heights. by Darley Newman Imagine riding through olive fields and vineyards by day, spotting medieval fortress villages on hilltops, while you take in the aroma of green… Read more »