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 the Sespe Trail in California’s Los Padres National Forest

January 25, 2015
Hollis Guerra of MisAdventures of a RedHead treks through Santa Barbara's stunning backcountry, the Los Padres National Forest, enjoying food and friendship along the route. by Hollis Guerra Over Thanksgiving break, I had maybe one of the most incredible days cementing my new found love for horses and working on my… Read more »

Bulgaria Riding Holiday Traveler Review

January 7, 2015
An equestrian reviews a Bulgaria riding vacation that she found on EquitrekkingTravel.com - the Bulgaria Riding Holidays - Balkan Mountain Adventure - and shares photos from her adventures. by Sarah Oakman The trip was absolutely amazing. The airport pick up and drop off went exactly as expected. The trails were… Read more »

Horseback Riding In Yellowstone National Park

December 24, 2014
Horseback riding adventures in a dream place to ride, Yellowstone National Park, while at Lone Mountain Guest Ranch in Montana. by Martha Crocker When I was a kid one of my favorite books was Little Britches, so I was pretty excited about the opportunity to ride in the NW corner of… Read more »

City Slicker Gives Highest Recommendation of Hondoo in Utah

December 16, 2014
If you have ever considered indulging your cowboy/cowgirl fantasy, then this is the way to do it! I just finished my 5 day trail ride with Hondoo Rivers & Trails, and was sorry to leave. by Tammy Botsford Well Managed; Well Prepared: Pat at Hondoo Rivers & Trails manages the… Read more »

Riding in the Gila Wilderness in New Mexico

December 14, 2014
Riding with Becky Campbell at Gila Hot Springs Ranch, which offers fully outfitted wilderness pack trips that will take you deep into the beautiful and rugged Gila Wilderness. by Mary Ann Ellison I was introduced to the Gila Wilderness about 20 years ago when a dear college friend moved to Las… Read more »

A Beginner’s Guide to the Kentucky Horse Park

November 16, 2014
What to see and do at this Lexington working horse farm and educational theme park that's been open since 1978. by Sara Clendenin Hello again, friends! I am bringing you back to Lexington, Kentucky in this article, and several others to come, as you will see. While I do live in… Read more »

Christiane Slawik Photography & Riding Workshop in Italy

November 3, 2014
Learn about a special workshop focusing on equine photography at Castellare di Tonda in Italy, where an interest in horses and beautiful images is the only requirement. by Jess Morton photos by Christiane Slawik and her wokshop participants In September we had our autumn Christiane Slawik photography and riding workshop at… Read more »

Ranches & Riding Vacations for Appaloosa Horse Lovers

November 3, 2014
Looking for a photo-worthy riding opportunity? Saddle up on a colorful and unique Appaloosa horse at these riding vacation destinations. by Darley Newman Striking, intelligent, independent and colorful are all words to describe Appaloosa horses. Bred originally by the Nez Perce Indians, you may recognize these horses because of the spots and… Read more »

Canadian HorsePlay on the Niagara Peninsula

October 28, 2014
Combine Toronto with Riding the Niagara Peninsula for a Weekend Getaway. by Caroline Maffry Fall is in full swing this October morning as I land in Toronto. With only a few days to explore, I have a few must see items on my to do list. I'll first explore the… Read more »

Omey Island Beach Ride in Connemara

October 26, 2014
Explore Ireland’s rugged Atlantic coastline with this unique horse ride to Omey Island. by Jocelyn Pierce After an amazing two-day, three-night horse trek with Killarney Riding Stables, my mom and I were determined to ride again while in Ireland. In Connemara, we decided to ride with Cleggan Beach Riding Centre,… Read more »