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!


 


Autumn Horse Trek in Mongolia- A Family Adventure

September 8, 2017
A Canadian rider sets off with her sister and mother on Stone Horse Expeditions & Travel's autumn horse trek in Mongolia, the 10-Day Gorkhi-Terelj Expedition. by Jennifer Lake Last winter, my sister and I decided to plan a trip together. Interestingly, and somewhat randomly, we had both always wanted to visit… Read more »

Horse Ride Under the Hollywood Sign

September 2, 2017
Take a ride through Griffith Park, home of the famous Hollywood Sign, setting for many TV productions, and land of celebrity sightings. by Karen Braschayko  On a clear day, downtown Los Angeles is visible from the park's trails. Photo courtesy Sunset Ranch Hollywood. The Hollywood Hills surprised me. Maybe it… Read more »

10 Things to Love About British Columbia Horse Riding Vacations

August 19, 2017
Why saddling up in Canada's Western province may just blow your mind. by Darley Newman Canada is a wonderful country to enjoy outdoor adventures and along the country's Western coast, British Columbia is a stunning place to ride with snow-capped mountains, pristine lakes, abundant wildlife and awesome fishing. Ranches in BC… Read more »

Botswana’s Okavango Delta Horse Safari Photo Journey

August 9, 2017
Ride alongside animals like giraffes, warthogs and elephants on these African Horseback Safaris in the wilderness of Botswana’s Okavango Delta. Experienced guides lead guests through water and on land for the ultimate horseback safari. The Okavango Delta is one of the world’s largest inland river systems with lagoons, islands, and floodplains--… Read more »

Three Great Guest Ranches for Seniors

August 7, 2017
Gather family and friends for a reunion or enjoy some off-season quiet – these guest ranches are great choices for senior adventurers. By Karen Braschayko Whether traveling alone, in a group, or with generations of family, senior vacationers tend to favor guest ranch opportunities with a variety of activities available.… Read more »

Riding Horses on Mount Spokane in Washington

August 3, 2017
Mount Spokane, at an elevation of over 5,800 feet, has a summit that's the highest point in Spokane County, and it is one of the tallest peaks in the Inland Northwest. Checking out the view from the saddle of the forests of the richly Selkirk Mountains. Stunning! Mount Spokane is surrounded by… Read more »

10 Things to Love About Italy Horse Riding Vacations

July 29, 2017
Traveling in Italy... what's not to love! Horseback riding in Italy brings the sights, sounds and flavors of your Italy vacation to new heights. by Darley Newman Imagine riding through olive fields and vineyards by day, spotting medieval fortress villages on hilltops, while you take in the aroma of green… Read more »

Riding Horses at Flowerhill in Ireland’s Galway Countryside

July 19, 2017
"Bíonn grásta Dé idir an dialait agus an talamh.......The grace of God is found between the saddle and the ground” Nestled deep in the Irish Countryside you will find an Equestrian Oasis known as the Flowerhill Equestrian Centre. Be prepared to enter a world where time has stood still and… Read more »

Horseback Riding Las Vegas

July 17, 2017
Take a break from the glowing metropolis and enjoy horseback riding through the natural wonders of Red Rock Canyon. by Karen Braschayko Las Vegas offers plenty of excitement – top-notch shows and concerts, all-night lights, chiming slot machines and thumping beats at every turn, buffets by the mile, winding paths… Read more »

Gettysburg Battlefield Horseback Riding Tours: Ride Into History

July 16, 2017
Horseback riding in Gettysburg has become one of the most engaging ways to interact with the town’s rich Civil War history. Visitors from around the world are not only viewing history from five feet up, they are learning about the war’s largest battle from the viewpoint of the cavalry –… Read more »