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!


Bring Your Own Horse Vacations: Camping

November 1, 2013
Looking for a destination where you and your horse can enjoy trail riding by day and camp out at night? Check out these great places set up to accommodate travelers with horses across the USA. by Alexandra Begley Southwest Horse Camps Texas Big Bend Ranch State Park is the largest… Read more »

Horseback Riding Chateau de Versailles in France

October 26, 2013
An equestrian explores the beautiful gardens, grounds and palace at Chateau de Versailles outside of Paris. By Karen France In September 2013 to celebrate my 50th birthday, I was fortunate to go horseback riding through the royal hunting and palace park grounds of the magnificent Chateau de Versailles, just outside… Read more »

Bring Your Own Horse Vacations: RV Parks

October 21, 2013
Looking for a horse-friendly RV park? Check out these great places set up to accommodate travelers with horses across the USA. by Alexandra Begley There are horse-friendly RV parks throughout the United States, making it easier for travelers to bring their own horse and ride. Check out the below RV… Read more »

Beach Riding in Paradise: Destination Turks and Caicos

October 21, 2013
A couple takes an exciting and romantic honeymoon horseback ride on the secluded beaches of the Providenciales in the beautiful Turks and Caicos Islands.  By Susan Friedland-Smith In July of 2010, following our backyard wedding at a friend’s Chicago home, my handsome groom and I jetted off to Turks and… Read more »

A Castle to Castle Riding Tour in the Loire Valley in France

October 8, 2013
An international group of equestrians bring their Mangalarga Marchador horses on a dreamy riding tour from castle to castle in the Loire valley in France. from Sophia Baptista de Oliveira France means excellent food and wonderful wines, Loire Valley means more than 60 castles within a circle of 31 miles… Read more »

Photographing the Wild Mustangs of the Big Horn Basin, Wyoming

October 5, 2013
Manuela Stefan of Graceful Horses shares beautiful photographs of the McCullough Peaks wild mustangs in Cody, Wyoming. We're excited to get an update on these horses that we filmed for the Equitrekking Wyoming episode.  For almost three years, I've been embarking on a wondrous journey. It started, like many adventures, with… Read more »

Crossing the Alps on Horseback- Mangalarga Marchadors Lead the Way

September 25, 2013
A husband and wife horseback rides across the Alps on an amazing adventure from Bavaria to Northern Italy. by Sophia Baptista de Oliveira, Haras Maripa One more time we set ourselves up another adventure with our horses Patek and Urano de Maripa. This time we crossed the Alps with our… Read more »

Cavalgadas - the Way of the Marchador in Brazil

September 24, 2013
Learn about Cavalgadas, a way of life for the Marchador horse in Brazil, and where you can ride! by Lynn Kelley One of the reasons we so enjoy the challenge of breeding Mangalarga Marchador horses is the inspiration and teachings provided by many exceptional Brazilian Breeders. Marcelo and Sophia Baptista de… Read more »

Arabian Horses, Trail Riding and Horse Culture in Israel

September 22, 2013
Learn about the history of Arabian horses in Israel and the diversity of horseback riding adventures today. by Yair Sharet Beautiful Scenery, Fascinating History – a Great Place for Trail Riding Israel is the Garden of Eden of trail riding. In a strip of 600 kilometers, there is a wide… Read more »

Sand Wash Basin, Colorado Wild Horses Photo Journey

September 6, 2013
Photographer Jim Westin shares his romantic images of wild horses running free on public lands in Colorado.  by Jocelyn Pierce All photos are by Jim Westin Jim Westin is a retired commercial photographer and self proclaimed “homeless-drifter” who has been wandering across the United States for the past three years,… Read more »