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!


 


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 »

A Visit to the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in Fort Worth, Texas

June 28, 2012
by Karen Braschayko   Ever since watching Darley Newman’s visit to the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame on Equitrekking, I’d been raring to see the sparkling saddles and mechanical bronc for myself. So when I knew I’d be near Fort Worth on a business trip, it was the… Read more »

An Alaska Horseback Adventurer- Welcome To My Office!

June 28, 2012
Want to know what it's like to carve a life out in the wilds of Alaska? Learn about an Alaska horse guide, who's been leading riders for over 20 years in the beautiful Wrangell Mountains. by Amber-Lee Dibble   “Is it time?” my trainee asks upon hearing me leaving the tent.… Read more »

Provence Inn to Inn Riding Vacation Photos

June 22, 2012
Traveler photos from the France Inn to Inn Riding Holiday through Provence’s Perched Villages A horse riding traveler named Terra recently returned from EquitrekkingTravel.com's Inn to Inn ride in Provence and was nice enough to share her first-hand photos. From colorful markets to typical stone villages, and fields of wildflowers, this trip has… Read more »

Serendipity- My Journey from Middle-Aged Author to Mounted Archer

June 19, 2012
Life is ever changing. At the ripe old middle age of 51, I got my first horse—my childhood dream come true–– and learned mounted archery. by Anne M. Beggs Serendipity best describes my journey from middle-aged author to mounted archer. Yes, mounted archery, shooting a bow and arrows from a… Read more »

Austria- Behind the Scenes: Spanish Riding School in Vienna

June 11, 2012
Tradition, history and grandeur reign supreme at the Spanish Riding School in Vienna–– home to the world famous Lipizzaner Stallions. By Susan Seligman Photo Credit Spanish Riding School, Vienna It's not every day one goes to an Imperial Palace for a horse show. But in Vienna life is on a grand… Read more »

Ecuador- Horse Riding the Northern Highlands

June 8, 2012
Historic haciendas, markets, local crafts and horse riding to experience Ecuador's colorful cowboy culture. By Susan Seligman Photos by Susan Seligman Ecuador's northern highlands offer riders an unparralled equestrian paradise only an hour and a half from its bustling capitol of Quito. Spectacular scenery, colorful indigenous markets and gracious haciendas… Read more »

Montana- Big Sky Country

June 5, 2012
Horse Riding and Travel Adventures at The Bar W Ranch in Whitefish, Montana. Written By Susan Seligman, Photographs courtesy of Susan Seligman and Bar W Ranch The day was beyond perfect. We rode for miles along the border, and then dropped down to a pure white sandy beach surrounding azure… Read more »