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!


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 »

Horse Shopping Travel Adventures in Idaho

August 18, 2012
A Baby Boomer Tries Shopping on the Internet for a new horse and ends up on a cross country horse buying adventure. Part 2 of 2-- Read Part 1 Horse Shopping Online By Karen Prell Once again, fate or the universe or whatever you want to call it led me… Read more »

Horse Shopping Online- A Brave New World

August 18, 2012
A baby boomer recounts horse shopping the old fashioned way and her own adventures horse shopping in the 21st century. Part 1 of 2 Read Part 2 Horse Shopping Travel Adventures in Idaho By Karen Prell It wasn’t bad enough to wake up one morning and realize that I am firmly… Read more »

Try Something New: Take a Polo Lesson!

July 31, 2012
Mother and daughter equestrians try an afternoon polo lesson with top US polo player John Gobin. by Caroline Maffry Looking for something different from your typical day in the saddle? Don’t have time for an equestrian vacation? Are you a skilled rider or horse enthusiast? If you have answered yes to… Read more »

Trail Riding at Mt. Rogers, Virginia’s Diamond in the Rough

July 24, 2012
Have you ever ridden in a place where the views literally take your breath away? Where when you look out over the scenery you can’t help but think Heaven has to look like this? by Ashley Agee, The North Carolina Cowgirl There is a spectacular place called Mt. Rogers National Recreation… Read more »

Mustangs and Mud: Volunteering at a Wild Horse Sanctuary

July 15, 2012
My unique experience caring for wild horses at Monero Mustangs in New Mexico. by Angela Calabro When I first drove up to the gate of Monero Mustangs, a wild horse sanctuary in New Mexico, I saw several groups of mustangs roaming around freely on the other side of the fence.… Read more »

Rancho Las Cascadas Riding Vacation

July 2, 2012
Seeing the heart of Mexico as it was 100 years ago–– where people live simply, close to the land, and the horse is still a treasured mode of transportation.  by Rosemary Passantino On the way from Mexico City airport to Rancho Las Cascadas, a boutique hotel and horse ranch in the… Read more »

Five Cowgirls Who Changed History

June 28, 2012
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 »