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!


Crossogue Equestrian Centre’s Riding Camps in Ireland

March 10, 2016
In Part II of Adult Riding Camps we look at Crossgue Equestrian Centre in Ireland, where guests can be immersed in Irish horse culture.   Read about The Vershire Riding School in Part I of Adult Riding Camps.  by Jocelyn Pierce Longtime horseman Mark Molloy breeds and trains Irish horses… Read more »

Adult Horse Camp at The Vershire Riding School in Vermont

March 10, 2016
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 »

A Classical Horseback Riding Vacation in Tuscany

March 2, 2016
Fall in love with the art of dressage on this peaceful and relaxing holiday in Italy where you will also hone your riding skills. by Jec Aristotle Ballou It feels like the type of riding that will continue to improve at once your commitment, your skills, and maybe even your… Read more »

The White Horses of Camargue

February 14, 2016
Head to France to observe the beautiful white horses of Camargue in their habitat, or ride a domesticated one through the area’s stunning wetlands! by Jocelyn Pierce People flock to the Mediterranean coast of France to see the herds of wild white horses of Camargue. Dramatically beautiful and historically famous… Read more »

Wrangler’s Ride to the Snake River in Grand Teton National Park

February 12, 2016
A wrangler writes about an exciting ride to the Snake River in Grand Teton National Park. by Morgan Elizabeth Davis Last summer I had the opportunity to work at Lost Creek Ranch near Jackson Hole, Wyoming. As a wrangler I would be on horseback for four hours a day or more.… Read more »

7 Guest Ranches That Offer Top-Notch Skiing

January 31, 2016
Learn about these seven ranches that offer incredible skiing outside their back door for a memorable winter vacation. Skate, classic, backcountry, alpine-you name it, they have it! by Jocelyn Pierce Maybe you want to combine a dude ranch vacation with world class skiing. Or, maybe you want the amenities of… Read more »

My Week in the Horse Capital of the World: Ocala, Florida

January 28, 2016
A fun-filled week of polo, trail riding, BBQ's and beyond makes for a memorable vacation in Ocala, Florida. By Tiffany Burns Pretty white horse in a paddock at BG Ranch in Ocala. 90 miles north of Walt Disney World, landlocked central Florida was not where I expected to find a… Read more »

Most Popular Equitrekking Articles of 2015

December 26, 2015
The most popular articles, as measured by your clicks, on Equitrekking.com in 2015. by Darley Newman Your top 10 picks were diverse, including great places to horseback ride across the USA, Africa, ranches for single travelers and more. What do you want to see more of in 2016? Tell us… Read more »

Making the Time to Get in the Saddle

December 15, 2015
An entrepreneur and mom shares how she makes time to ride, including on recent trips to Ireland, Bermuda and California. by Gretchen Learman Burrier If you are reading this article on equitrekking.com you likely already agree with me – there’s nothing better than being at the barn. Growing up, my friends… Read more »

Riding in the Highlands Above Bogota

November 27, 2015
A horseback riding adventure just an hour from Bogota with good horses and beautiful views. by Miguel Gonzalez When one travels to Bogotá, horseback riding usually isn’t on the top ten list of things to do. Bogota, a very historic city, with incredible history and sights such as the Museum of… Read more »