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!


 


Experiencing the Nomadic Lifestyle in the Mongolian Countryside

January 14, 2014
Known as the land of the Great Genghis Khan, nomadic life-style, barren landscapes, rolling hills and rickety carts, the Mongolian countryside is not your usual tourist stop! Mongolia certainly seemed like no other place I had ever been, and that’s what made it such an appealing destination to me. I… Read more »

Icelandic Horses on Holiday in Wales

December 30, 2013
Catherine Holland, who writes the Little Viking Horse blog, takes her Icelandics on a riding holiday on the Gower Peninsula in Wales and shares how you can do it, too. by Catherine Holland One of the things we love to do with our horses is “ramble." A quick brush, check feet,… Read more »

The Christmas Gift- A Holiday Horse Story

December 19, 2013
The holiday season is a time for giving. Karen Prell shares a story of a friend who helps another keep her horses in a time of need. by Karen Prell She had driven this road a thousand times, but this time was going to be different. This time it would… Read more »

A Photo Travel Tour of Rancho Las Cascadas, Mexico

December 16, 2013
Photographer Manuela Stefan of Graceful Horses finds inspiration, relaxation and serenity in capturing the essence of Rancho Las Cascadas in Mexico. by Manuela Stefan Over the past few years I have traveled extensively to find horses and their people in some of the most interesting locations of this world. I have been… Read more »

Insider’s Tour with Farm to Table Dining at Salamander Resort

December 10, 2013
Caroline Maffry goes in depth to learn more about Salamander Resort, including an insider’s tour, room service and dining at Harrimon’s Grill. By Caroline Maffry   Read Part 1 - A Luxury Equestrian Vacation at Salamander Resort & Spa, Virginia Read Part 2 - Visiting Salamander Resort & Spa in Virginia Hunt… Read more »

Visiting Salamander Resort & Spa in Virginia Hunt Country

December 10, 2013
A mother and daughter equestrian pair spend the weekend at a luxury Virginia Hunt Country retreat, enjoying horseback riding and the Spa. by Caroline Maffry Read Part 1- A Luxury Equestrian Vacation at Salamander Resort & Spa, Virginia Read Part 3 - Insider’s Tour with Farm to Table Dining at Salamander Resort… Read more »

A Luxury Equestrian Vacation at Salamander Resort & Spa, Virginia

December 10, 2013
Equitrekking’s Caroline Maffry takes her daughter on an equestrian escape in Virginia Hunt Country at Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg. by Caroline Maffry Read Part 2- Visiting Salamander Resort & Spa in Virginia Hunt Country Virginia Hunt Country has a new luxury resort located in an oasis-like setting in… Read more »

A Trip to the Icelandic Horse World Championships

December 3, 2013
Icelandic horse lover and blogger Catherine Holland takes a trip to the Icelandic Horse World Championships in Berlin and enjoys the Pace Test, Pace Racing, and Icelandic horses hula-hooping! Our first trip to the Icelandic Horse World Championships in the summer of 2013 won’t be our last. We had booked the… Read more »

Overcoming a Fall from Horseback- An Alaska Guide’s Family Story

November 15, 2013
After an Alaska horse guide's young daughter falls from her horse, it takes time and inspiration to heal and regain the confidence to ride the wilds of Alaska again. by Amber-Lee Dibble Every single day alive, our lives are a true blessing. Knowing this and being thankful for this doesn’t stop… Read more »

An Evening with Arabian Nights in Orlando

November 6, 2013
Experience equestrian arts and thrilling entertainment at the Arabian Nights dinner show in Orlando, Florida. by Karen Braschayko Orlando has been called “the theme park capital of the world.” Within in this Central Florida homeland of Disney characters and innumerable outlet malls resides a surprising unicorn jewel, an equine antidote… Read more »