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!


Spain’s El Rocío and Atlantic Coast Photo Journey

November 17, 2015
Beautiful images from Spain’s Atlantic Coast, ancient pilgrimage roads, and Doñana National Park! Ride magnificent Andalusian horses in this area of ancient culture and equestrian tradition. Discover beautiful scenery on exciting and varied rides on this holiday, which begins on ancient pilgrimage roads through quaint villages to El Rocío. On… Read more »

Multi-Adventure Guest Ranches

November 4, 2015
Want more than horseback riding on your next ranch vacation? These destinations offer great adventure options for thrill seekers. by Jocelyn Pierce Rock climbing, white water rafting, mountain biking, and even helicopter tours are just a few of the adventure activities that these ranches offer. Set in incredible landscapes, with… Read more »

Exploring Half Moon Resort in Jamaica

October 10, 2015
Caroline and her daugther continue their adventures in Jamaica, including visiting the spa, golf and cuisine. by Caroline Maffry Between swimming with the horses and dolphin swim encounter, we spent our time exploring everything else the resort had to offer. The paths were exclusive to foot traffic, golf carts, and… Read more »

A Caribbean Equestrian Vacation in Jamaica

October 10, 2015
From swimming with dolphins to sunsets, top things to see and do at Jamaica's Half Moon Resort on your equestrian vacation. by Caroline Maffry Morning breakfast was served on our private porch overlooking our private beach. Still basking in delight from our swim with the horses, today we were off… Read more »

Horseback Riding in the Ocean at Jamaica’s Half Moon Resort

October 10, 2015
Equitrekking's Caroline Maffry takes her daugther swimming on horseback on a Caribbean equestrian vacation in Jamaica. by Caroline Maffry “On the count of three, we are all going to reach for the manes and pull ourselves up on to our horse’s back. The horses will step onto the seabed momentarily… Read more »

Day Trip to the Kentucky Horse Park

October 7, 2015
While trail riding at Big South Fork Recreation Area in Tennessee, hurricane rains prompted the author and friends to stay dry and take a day trip to Lexington, Kentucky. by Susan St. Amand Read Part I about Trail Riding at Big South Fork Recreation Area in Tennessee. We drove three… Read more »

Voluntourism With Horses

September 20, 2015
Learn how you can make a difference for people and horses on your next holiday with these voluntourism opportunities around the globe. by Jocelyn Pierce Volunteer tourism or voluntourism is becoming an increasingly popular alternative to a traditional vacation. Not only can volunteers experience exciting new places and cultures while… Read more »

3 Great Horseback Riding Vacations for Adults and Kids with Special Needs

September 8, 2015
Learn about these three riding holidays that can accommodate individuals with special needs. by Jocelyn Pierce Everyone should be able to experience the joy of riding a horse and these riding holidays do just that. In addition to gaining therapeutic benefits from riding, guests can take part in a variety… Read more »

4 Great Horseback Riding Tours for the Wine Enthusiast

August 17, 2015
Learn about great riding vacations and horseback rides that recognize the importance of a good glass of wine. Cheers! by Jocelyn Pierce Whether it’s a glass of Pinot Noir or Pinot Grigio, wine lovers will rejoice over these horseback riding tours that make drinking wine their top priority. Get a… Read more »

Join the Dartmoor Derby in Devon, England

August 15, 2015
Imagine a horseback adventure in one of Britain’s finest areas of wilderness-- riding and navigating for days across moorland, through woods and valleys, crossing rivers, past ancient stone circles and through golden gorse and purple heather. It is countryside Steven Spielberg felt barely able to do justice in his wonderful… Read more »