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!


New York City’s Central Park Horse Show

September 21, 2016
With the city skyline as a backdrop, top equestrians compete in the disciplines of show jumping, dressage, and hunters at this unique venue in Central Park. The third annual Central Park Horse Show, taking place September 21-25, promises an exciting program of competition and performances amidst skyscrapers in the iconic… Read more »

Riding Australia’s Challenging Bicentennial National Trail

August 19, 2016
Read about a mother and daugther team, who with two little pack donkeys and a trusty Thoroughbred are traveling over 3000 miles across Australia on the Bicentennial National Trail. by Eliza Allan It had been my dream for quite some time to save up and take a year off work to travel… Read more »

Between the Ears Ring of Kerry, Ireland Photo Journey

August 19, 2016
One of our favorite Ireland riding vacations is along the Ring of Kerry in Ireland. This area is well traveled by tourists for a reason-- it's stunning! If you take the time to venture off the beaten path on horseback, you'll find even more peaceful and beautiful locations.  We've ridden… Read more »

Horseback Riding in County Kerry, Ireland

August 19, 2016
Is horseback riding in Ireland on your bucket list? Read on about this unforgettable two-day trek on the renowned Ring of Kerry. by Jocelyn Pierce The O’Sullivan family has been expertly guiding equestrian treks in County Kerry, Ireland for decades. Located adjacent to Killarney National Park, Killarney Riding Stables is… Read more »

Central Park Sightseeing Offering Horseback Riding in Central Park

August 15, 2016
Learn how you can enjoy the juxtaposition of city and nature with horseback riding tours in iconic Central Park! While it’s common to see horse-drawn carriages in New York City’s Central Park, horseback riding in the iconic park hasn’t been possible in quite some time. Horseback riding has been a tradition… Read more »

Horses Take Flight with Their Passports for the Rio Olympics

July 30, 2016
Read about the journey for these elite equine athletes, including fun facts about what's on board their Emirates Aircraft! The first group of Olympic horses departed from London Stansted Airport on July 29th on a special cargo plane bound for Rio 2016, marking the start of the Olympic dream for… Read more »

A Snowy Horseback Ride in Armenia

July 26, 2016
Winter gives way to spring at Apaga Resort in Armenia. by Yulia Frolova Every time I travel, there is always a certain level of probability that something will not go as planned. A couple of times I missed confirmed and prepaid rides. All types of big and small changes of… Read more »

Horseback Riding in the Republic of Georgia

July 22, 2016
A peaceful horseback ride to Georgia’s Gergeti Trinity Church by Yulia Frolova If someone asked me how many times I’d been to Georgia, I wouldn’t know how to answer. There are three Georgian entry stamps and three Georgian exit stamps in my passport, but all of them were made within… Read more »

Working Cattle Ranch for Families with Kids Age Seventeen Plus

June 29, 2016
This Colorado cattle ranch is a top pick for families with children ages seventeen and over, regardless of their horse background!  by Kristin Shawd As your kids grow into adulthood (17 to early 20s) their individual interests begin to branch off into new and different directions. As parents you long to… Read more »

Michigan’s Hidden Gems: Upper Peninsula Charms- Part 3

June 27, 2016
From a stunning state park to the Ford Rouge Factory to Sault Ste Marie, adventures continue on Michigan's Upper Peninsula! by Susan St Amand Our first stop on the Pennisula was at the Upper Falls of Tahquamenon Falls State Park. At the visitors entrance stood a totem pole carved from… Read more »