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!


Vermont Horse Riding & Winter Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides

January 17, 2013
Might you be thinking about where to vacation next? Read about my recent winter holiday in Vermont to enjoy horseback riding, dog sledding, skiing, and dashing through the snow on a horse-drawn sleigh ride, and I guarantee you’ll be booking your own Vermont winter experience! by Caroline Maffry If you… Read more »

The Wild Mustangs of Montgomery Pass- Up Close and Personal

January 16, 2013
A Close Encounter of the Wild Mustang Kind. My travel and educational adventures with Mustangs a Living Legend, part of UC Davis Extension. written by June Wynhoff with photos by June Wynhoff When presented with the opportunity to participate in the UC Davis Extension Program: Mustangs a Living Legend, I never… Read more »

Equitrekking’s Guide to U.S. Horse Museums

January 14, 2013
Calling all Horse Lovers! Check out Equitrekking's Guide to U.S. "Horse Museums" featuring museums with collections of Western art, carousels, horse history, carriages, horse-drawn vehicles, Native American culture, ranching history and more! We've visited horse museums across the USA while filming for Equitrekking. In our quest to help others find out… Read more »

To always ride horses… with Songwriter Jessie Veeder

December 20, 2012
Singer and songwriter Jessie Veeder, who lives on a working ranch in North Dakota, shares why making time to horse ride with loved ones means so much. by Jessie Veeder Last weekend Little Sister came home for the hustle and bustle and celebration of our nephew's first birthday. Have I… Read more »

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 »