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!


 


An Old Fashioned Christmas Horse Parade in Lexington, Michigan

December 18, 2012
Welcoming the Holiday Season with Horses! Equine pageantry and equestrian fun at the Old Fashioned Christmas Horse Parade in Lexington, Michigan. by Karen Braschayko  The first of the 141 equines in Lexington, Michigan's Christmas parade. Sleigh bells and horses bolster the magic of our winter holidays. These icons are a… Read more »

Horse Ride through Paramount Ranch

December 12, 2012
Experience the setting of Gunsmoke, Dr. Quinn, many classic westerns and modern TV shows just as many stars have – on horseback. by Karen Braschayko   Riders are welcome to explore historic Paramount Ranch. I’ll admit it – I was an extremely zealous fan of the show Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.… Read more »

Give Thanks and Give Back to Horses and Humans for Thanksgiving

November 20, 2012
Here we are now in that time of year when we traditionally reflect on our blessings with family and friends and all that we have for which we are grateful. Here is my little contribution for this season. Thanks for our Riding Instructors and Mentors If you ever had an… Read more »

Horse Ride Teddy Roosevelt’s Trails in the American West

November 5, 2012
Explore the lands, ride the trails and gaze on same vistas President Theodore Roosevelt did as he fought to preserve the American West. By Karen Braschayko We know him as Teddy, though he greatly disliked the nickname, and he’s the reason the term “teddy bear” entered our common language. Politician… Read more »

Lori’s Adventures Starring on Equitrekking on Mackinac Island

November 2, 2012
My adventure starring on Equitrekking and going behind the scenes with Darley Newman and the crew while filming on Mackinac Island, Michigan. by Lori Odishoo “Nominate your veterinarian for the Bayer Legend of the Year Award, and you will be entered for a chance to win a trip to Mackinac… Read more »

Meeting Olympic Equestrian Reed Kessler

November 1, 2012
Alexis Mozeleski and the Washington International Horse Show Junior Committe meet Olympic equestrian teen Reed Kessler. by Alexis Mozeleski During the Washington International Horse Show, I and my fellow junior committee members enjoyed a special surprise; we got to eat pizza with the youngest show jumping Olympian in history, Reed Kessler. At… Read more »

A Young Rider Reports on the Washington International Horse Show

October 24, 2012
My experience as a Junior Committee Member for the 2012 Washington International Horse Show. by Alexis Mozeleski For years, I have attended the Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) at the Verizon Center as a spectator, and I have supported friends who have competed in the past. I have also participated in the Thursday Night event,… Read more »

Riding with the Budweiser Clydesdales

October 22, 2012
The View from the Top! Triple Crown Karen goes riding with the Budweiser Clydesdales. If you know anything about the area of Florida that I live in, the Daytona Beach area, you are probably pretty familiar with us as the home of Daytona International Speedway and NASCAR! We do have,… Read more »

Riding Holiday in Cappadocia, Turkey

October 3, 2012
Exploring the "Land of the Beautiful Horses" on a Cappadocia riding vacation in Central Turkey. by Ann Jamieson The boarding call came over the loudspeaker. My plane was boarding for Istanbul, where I would catch a connecting flight to Kayseri, and then be picked up for my horseback holiday in… Read more »

Photo Journey of a Provence Riding Vacation- Perched Villages Trek

September 17, 2012
A photo journey through Provence's Perched Villages on an Inn-to-Inn Riding Vacation in France. By Emily Mitchell, Bella Remy Photography Waking up early to enjoy the peaceful medieval village of Rustrel, I thought of how beautiful the previous day was horse riding through grape vineyards, ripe cherry orchards and medieval… Read more »