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!


Israel Horseback Riding Vacations Photo Journey

March 23, 2014
Interested in horseback riding in Israel? Check out these photos from Sirin Riders, a riding holiday outfitter that leads equestrians on riding adventures throughout Israel. The country of Israel is an increasingly popular destination for riding vacations. Combining ancient history, vibrant culture, diverse landscapes, colorful markets and Israeli cuisine, riders can… Read more »

Viewing Wild Horses at Spotted Fever Ranch in Southern Colorado

March 19, 2014
A traveler celebrates her birthday at a working horse and longhorn cattle ranch in Southern Colorado, horseback riding to view wild mustangs. by Pamela Keller The morning sun beats down on the back of my neck as I sit astride Penny, my mount for the day. It is quiet, save… Read more »

Romanian Lipizzans in the snow at the ‘Sambata de Jos’ stud farm

March 10, 2014
Equine photographer Manuela Stefan shares the story of the stunning Lipizzan horses from the 'Sambata de Jos' stud farm in Romania. I can only think of Romanian heritage with a profound sense of pride. I travel the world but return to my home country whenever I can. There is so… Read more »

Tamarack Hill Farm’s Horse Camp with Denny Emerson

March 10, 2014
Camp isn't just for kids anymore! Learn about Denny Emerson's adult camp for eventers in Part IV of Adult Riding Camps.  Learn about The Vershire Riding School in Part I, Crossogue Equestrian Centre in Part II and The Mountain Top Inn & Resort in Part III of Adult Riding Camps. by… Read more »

The Mountain Top Inn & Resort- Adult Horse Camp in Vermont

March 10, 2014
In Part III of Adult Riding Camps, Equitrekking looks at The Mountain Top Inn & Resort's "Five Night Adult Horsemanship Camp." Learn about The Vershire Riding School in Part I and Crossogue Equestrian Centre in Part II of this series. by Jocelyn Pierce The Mountain Top Inn & Resort offers… Read more »

Crossogue Equestrian Centre’s Riding Camps in Ireland

March 10, 2014
In Part II of Adult Riding Camps we look at Crossgue Equestrian Centre in Ireland, where guests can be immersed in Irish horse culture.   Read about The Vershire Riding School in Part I of Adult Riding Camps.  by Jocelyn Pierce Longtime horseman Mark Molloy breeds and trains Irish horses… Read more »

Adult Horse Camp at The Vershire Riding School in Vermont

March 10, 2014
Whether you’re a competitive equestrian looking for intensive training with your horse or a beginner who has always wanted to try horseback riding, there’s an adult riding camp for you! Learn about Adult Riding Camps in Part I of this four part series. For many adults, summer camp brings back… Read more »

Bring Your Own Horse: Bed, Barn, and Breakfast

February 28, 2014
For riders looking for the charm of a B&B with the added bonus of exploring a new area on your own horse, here are a few options for your next weekend getaway. by Alexandra Begley California B&B's for Horse Lovers The Enchanted April Inn in Pilot Hill, California is about… Read more »

Dressage Training Vacations for the Equestrian

February 15, 2014
Have you ever wanted to come home from your riding vacation with improved abilities and a greater understanding of riding principles? We look at dressage training vacations in Portugal and Spain to inspire your next holiday. by Jocelyn Pierce Every level of rider, from beginner to advanced, can learn something… Read more »

Man and Horse Travel Across the United States

January 29, 2014
Read about Alex McNeil’s unique adventure, a community driven, cross-country trek with equine companion, Pepper. by Jocelyn Pierce In March of 2013, Alex McNeil embarked on a cross-country journey from coast-to-coast, spanning twelve states, and covering close to 4,000 miles, all aboard his horse Pepper. Commencing in Brookings, Oregon on… Read more »