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!


A Young Rider Reports on the Washington International Horse Show

October 24, 2012
My experience as a Junior Committee Member for the 2012 Washington International Horse Show. by Alexis Mozeleski For years, I have attended the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) at the Verizon Center as a spectator, and I have supported friends who have competed in the past. I have also participated in the Thursday Night event,… Read more »

Riding with the Budweiser Clydesdales

October 22, 2012
The View from the Top! Triple Crown Karen goes riding with the Budweiser Clydesdales. If you know anything about the area of Florida that I live in, the Daytona Beach area, you are probably pretty familiar with us as the home of Daytona International Speedway and NASCAR! We do have,… Read more »

Riding Holiday in Cappadocia, Turkey

October 3, 2012
Exploring the "Land of the Beautiful Horses" on a Cappadocia riding vacation in Central Turkey. by Ann Jamieson The boarding call came over the loudspeaker. My plane was boarding for Istanbul, where I would catch a connecting flight to Kayseri, and then be picked up for my horseback holiday in… Read more »

Photo Journey of a Provence Riding Vacation- Perched Villages Trek

September 17, 2012
A photo journey through Provence's Perched Villages on an Inn-to-Inn Riding Vacation in France. By Emily Mitchell, Bella Remy Photography Waking up early to enjoy the peaceful medieval village of Rustrel, I thought of how beautiful the previous day was horse riding through grape vineyards, ripe cherry orchards and medieval… Read more »

Winters in Wellington: Horses Galore, But So Much More!

September 11, 2012
Headed to Wellington, Florida to compete or as a spectator? Here are some equestrian adventure travel ideas. by Emma Perkuhn Any horse person north of the Mason-Dixon line can attest: a cold, snowy winter is no fun. The problem: bone chilling wind, the feet of snow to shovel, and the… Read more »

Can you FedEx my horse? Shipping my new horse across the country

September 10, 2012
After buying a horse on the Internet, you then have to figure out how to ship it. Add in hurricane season and you've got quite the adventure for this Florida baby boomer! by Karen Prell After taking the plunge into shopping for and actually buying a horse via the Internet,… Read more »

Provence Riding Vacation- Perched Villages Inn-to-Inn Part 2

September 7, 2012
My adventures horse riding inn-to-inn to Provence's Perched Villages on a France riding vacation. By: Emily Mitchell, Bella Remy Photography Part 2. Read Part 1. Awakening to the sounds of the countryside along the Luberon Mountains, a quiet morning stroll around the farm was treated by the arrival of fresh… Read more »

Provence Riding Vacation- Perched Villages Inn-to-Inn Part 1

September 5, 2012
My adventures horse riding inn-to-inn to Provence's Perched Villages on a France riding holiday. By: Emily Mitchell, Bella Remy Photography Part 1 of 2- Read Part 2 Traveling rapidly on the TGV train from Paris to Aix-en-Provence, my friends and I were excitedly awaiting our arrival to Provence. After a… Read more »

Horse Riding Apache Country at Double E Ranch

August 25, 2012
I rode a Mexican Mustang named Pancho through areas that would have felt downright claustrophobic during the days of Apache reign. by Darley Newman, originally published in her column in True West magazine While astride Pancho in southwestern New Mexico beside the Gila National Forest, his hooves noisily splashing through Bear… Read more »

Wyoming- T Cross Ranch

August 20, 2012
Embracing life away from modern technology at the T Cross Ranch, a historic Wyoming dude ranch. by Darley Newman I take a deep breath and stare at the glacier-capped Wind River Mountains. My Quarter Horse Hank has probably seen this view a hundred times, but he stands quietly while I… Read more »