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!


Riding into the Saskatchewan Wilderness in Canada

July 17, 2014
Horses, Flannel PJs and all the Bannock you can eat! by Sherri Telenko  Roughing it in the Canadian wilderness with no running water or toilets is something I refused to do... until someone said the magic word: horses. Last summer, I was presented with the opportunity to ride for two… Read more »

France Riding Vacation- History, Chateaux and Cuisine in Dordogne

July 5, 2014
The Dordogne area of France, a picturesque region known for its history, chateaux, bastides, caves and fine cuisine, is a superb countryside to experience on horseback. by Alice Fisher Our France riding vacation took us through landscapes of cliffs, plains, rivers, forests, farmland and pastures. We were met in Bergerac… Read more »

Western Horsemanship and Riding Clinics

July 5, 2014
Looking to expand your western riding skills and natural horsemanship knowledge? Here’s a look at three educational opportunities for riders who want to try something new and improve their riding. by Jocelyn Pierce
 Riders of all levels can benefit from additional training and instruction to improve riding technique. Whether you’re… Read more »

Chile on Horseback- A Very Different Patagonia

July 3, 2014
A horse riding holiday through Patagonia's stunning landscapes. Five days exploring the wilds along the Chile/ Argentina border. by Rebecca Armstrong For the amateur equine-lover, a horseback trip through Chile's Patagonia may seem daunting, but given the right group of guides, it can be an experience of a lifetime! Recently… Read more »

Riding the Apache Trail in Lincoln County, New Mexico

June 10, 2014
Caroline McCoy, who rides almost every week of the year on her Quarter Horse mare, shares photos from Apache Trail in Lincoln County, New Mexico. photos and story by Caroline Ames McCoy The Bonito River has quieted its rapid flow from the spring. Saturday, some Back Country Horsemen decided to go… Read more »

Family Fun and the Equi-Spective Experience at Salamander Resort

June 9, 2014
Looking for a family friendly vacation? Join me as I explore all Salamander has to offer its youngest guests for a summertime family vacation, including Equi-Spective, an innovative personal discovery program where kids and adults can learn and grow with horses. by Alexis Mozeleski When at Salamander Resort & Spa,… Read more »

Five Equine Themed Activities to Explore at Salamander Resort & Spa

May 30, 2014
From yoga on horseback to carriage rides through Middleburg, check out fun equine themed activities (requiring no equestrian experience) for horse lovers visiting Salamander Resort & Spa. by Caroline Maffry Heading to Middleburg, Virginia anytime soon? After reading all there is to offer at Salamander Resort & Spa, you’ll wish… Read more »

A Kid’s Adventures Horseback Riding in Central Florida

May 27, 2014
Student rider, 12-year-old Jacqueline Pavlat shares her adventures on a sunset trail ride with All Hitched Up in Central Florida, just 40 mins from Walt Disney World. by Jacqueline Pavlat All Hitched Up's Sunset Trail and Water Experience is a great way to beat the heat, as well as spend some… Read more »

Cowgirl Getaways: Women Only Equestrian Vacations

May 9, 2014
Thinking about a girls only getaway? Check out these great equestrian escapes for you and your girlfriends. by Jocelyn Pierce There are many perks to a girls only retreat. Women can focus on themselves and the women in their life that matter most, strengthening friendships and familial relationships. A girls… Read more »

Visiting Hideout Ranch with an Enthusiastic Rider- When You’re Not

April 27, 2014
A mom and her teenage sons travel to Hideout Ranch on the Arizona-New Mexico border for an inspiring spring break ranch vacation. by Laurie Orth Spring break planning for myself and my teenage boys involves some deal breakers. We need two clean, comfortable rooms, one for them, and one for… Read more »