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!


Horse Shopping Online- A Brave New World

August 18, 2012
A baby boomer recounts horse shopping the old fashioned way and her own adventures horse shopping in the 21st century. Part 1 of 2 Read Part 2 Horse Shopping Travel Adventures in Idaho By Karen Prell It wasn’t bad enough to wake up one morning and realize that I am firmly… Read more »

Try Something New: Take a Polo Lesson!

July 31, 2012
Mother and daughter equestrians try an afternoon polo lesson with top US polo player John Gobin. by Caroline Maffry Looking for something different from your typical day in the saddle? Don’t have time for an equestrian vacation? Are you a skilled rider or horse enthusiast? If you have answered yes to… Read more »

Trail Riding at Mt. Rogers, Virginia’s Diamond in the Rough

July 24, 2012
Have you ever ridden in a place where the views literally take your breath away? Where when you look out over the scenery you can’t help but think Heaven has to look like this? by Ashley Agee, The North Carolina Cowgirl There is a spectacular place called Mt. Rogers National Recreation… Read more »

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 »