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!


Adult Horse Camp at The Vershire Riding School in Vermont

March 10, 2014
Whether you’re a competitive equestrian looking for intensive training with your horse or a beginner who has always wanted to try horseback riding, there’s an adult riding camp for you! Learn about Adult Riding Camps in Part I of this four part series. For many adults, summer camp brings back… Read more »

Bring Your Own Horse: Bed, Barn, and Breakfast

February 28, 2014
For riders looking for the charm of a B&B with the added bonus of exploring a new area on your own horse, here are a few options for your next weekend getaway. by Alexandra Begley California B&B's for Horse Lovers The Enchanted April Inn in Pilot Hill, California is about… Read more »

Dressage Training Vacations for the Equestrian

February 15, 2014
Have you ever wanted to come home from your riding vacation with improved abilities and a greater understanding of riding principles? We look at dressage training vacations in Portugal and Spain to inspire your next holiday. by Jocelyn Pierce Every level of rider, from beginner to advanced, can learn something… Read more »

Man and Horse Travel Across the United States

January 29, 2014
Read about Alex McNeil’s unique adventure, a community driven, cross-country trek with equine companion, Pepper. by Jocelyn Pierce In March of 2013, Alex McNeil embarked on a cross-country journey from coast-to-coast, spanning twelve states, and covering close to 4,000 miles, all aboard his horse Pepper. Commencing in Brookings, Oregon on… Read more »

Experiencing the Nomadic Lifestyle in the Mongolian Countryside

January 14, 2014
Known as the land of the Great Genghis Khan, nomadic life-style, barren landscapes, rolling hills and rickety carts, the Mongolian countryside is not your usual tourist stop! Mongolia certainly seemed like no other place I had ever been, and that’s what made it such an appealing destination to me. I… Read more »

Icelandic Horses on Holiday in Wales

December 30, 2013
Catherine Holland, who writes the Little Viking Horse blog, takes her Icelandics on a riding holiday on the Gower Peninsula in Wales and shares how you can do it, too. by Catherine Holland One of the things we love to do with our horses is “ramble." A quick brush, check feet,… Read more »

The Christmas Gift- A Holiday Horse Story

December 19, 2013
The holiday season is a time for giving. Karen Prell shares a story of a friend who helps another keep her horses in a time of need. by Karen Prell She had driven this road a thousand times, but this time was going to be different. This time it would… Read more »

A Photo Travel Tour of Rancho Las Cascadas, Mexico

December 16, 2013
Photographer Manuela Stefan of Graceful Horses finds inspiration, relaxation and serenity in capturing the essence of Rancho Las Cascadas in Mexico. by Manuela Stefan Over the past few years I have traveled extensively to find horses and their people in some of the most interesting locations of this world. I have been… Read more »

Insider’s Tour with Farm to Table Dining at Salamander Resort

December 10, 2013
Caroline Maffry goes in depth to learn more about Salamander Resort, including an insider’s tour, room service and dining at Harrimon’s Grill. By Caroline Maffry   Read Part 1 - A Luxury Equestrian Vacation at Salamander Resort & Spa, Virginia Read Part 2 - Visiting Salamander Resort & Spa in Virginia Hunt… Read more »

Visiting Salamander Resort & Spa in Virginia Hunt Country

December 10, 2013
A mother and daughter equestrian pair spend the weekend at a luxury Virginia Hunt Country retreat, enjoying horseback riding and the Spa. by Caroline Maffry Read Part 1- A Luxury Equestrian Vacation at Salamander Resort & Spa, Virginia Read Part 3 - Insider’s Tour with Farm to Table Dining at Salamander Resort… Read more »