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!


A Kid’s Adventures Horseback Riding in Central Florida

May 27, 2014
Student rider, 12-year-old Jacqueline Pavlat shares her adventures on a sunset trail ride with All Hitched Up in Central Florida, just 40 mins from Walt Disney World. by Jacqueline Pavlat All Hitched Up's Sunset Trail and Water Experience is a great way to beat the heat, as well as spend some… Read more »

Cowgirl Getaways: Women Only Equestrian Vacations

May 9, 2014
Thinking about a girls only getaway? Check out these great equestrian escapes for you and your girlfriends. by Jocelyn Pierce There are many perks to a girls only retreat. Women can focus on themselves and the women in their life that matter most, strengthening friendships and familial relationships. A girls… Read more »

Visiting Hideout Ranch with an Enthusiastic Rider- When You’re Not

April 27, 2014
A mom and her teenage sons travel to Hideout Ranch on the Arizona-New Mexico border for an inspiring spring break ranch vacation. by Laurie Orth Spring break planning for myself and my teenage boys involves some deal breakers. We need two clean, comfortable rooms, one for them, and one for… Read more »

Horseback Riding the Grand Canyon’s North Rim

April 16, 2014
Dream Packer Trail Adventures blogger Judy Nelson shares an adventurous multi-day trial ride along the Grand Canyon's North Rim. by Judy Nelson What a great idea! Camp and ride on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. The horse campground here is available with a Backcountry Permit. It is limited… Read more »

Riding Mules at Grand Canyon National Park

April 13, 2014
Sure, you can see the Grand Canyon by foot or bus, but why not experience this must see National Park from the back of a mule? by Jocelyn Pierce Grand Canyon National Park is a destination on many bucket lists. Expansive and awe-inspiring, the iconic park attracts nearly five million… Read more »

Desert Spring Horseback Ride in New Mexico- Photo Journey

April 4, 2014
Trail rider Caroline McCoy shares the beauty of riding through New Mexico's deserts in the spring and discovers a waterfall along the way. photos and story by Caroline Ames McCoy Spring winds can make us feel like our minds, skin, hair and souls are being desiccated. In search of water, a… Read more »

Israel Horseback Riding Vacations Photo Journey

March 23, 2014
Interested in horseback riding in Israel? Check out these photos from Sirin Riders, a riding holiday outfitter that leads equestrians on riding adventures throughout Israel. The country of Israel is an increasingly popular destination for riding vacations. Combining ancient history, vibrant culture, diverse landscapes, colorful markets and Israeli cuisine, riders can… Read more »

Viewing Wild Horses at Spotted Fever Ranch in Southern Colorado

March 19, 2014
A traveler celebrates her birthday at a working horse and longhorn cattle ranch in Southern Colorado, horseback riding to view wild mustangs. by Pamela Keller The morning sun beats down on the back of my neck as I sit astride Penny, my mount for the day. It is quiet, save… Read more »

Romanian Lipizzans in the snow at the ‘Sambata de Jos’ stud farm

March 10, 2014
Equine photographer Manuela Stefan shares the story of the stunning Lipizzan horses from the 'Sambata de Jos' stud farm in Romania. I can only think of Romanian heritage with a profound sense of pride. I travel the world but return to my home country whenever I can. There is so… Read more »

Tamarack Hill Farm’s Horse Camp with Denny Emerson

March 10, 2014
Camp isn't just for kids anymore! Learn about Denny Emerson's adult camp for eventers in Part IV of Adult Riding Camps.  Learn about The Vershire Riding School in Part I, Crossogue Equestrian Centre in Part II and The Mountain Top Inn & Resort in Part III of Adult Riding Camps. by… Read more »