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!


Horse Riding in Devon, England- Part 2

December 27, 2010
Horse Riding Holidays - UK Adventures of Meg Robbins by Meg Robbins, Read Part 1 and Part 3 of this series. Day 2: West Steart Farm guests can wake early if they like (I did) to help bring the ponies in from the distant grazing pastures and bring grain to… Read more »

Horse Riding in Devon, England- Part 1

December 9, 2010
An American Woman Takes a horse riding holiday in Devon, England by Meg Robbins, Read Part 2 & Part 3 of this series. Standing at the top of a moorland hill, gazing at a herd of tiny mealy-nosed Exmoor ponies, Trooper, the savvy copper bay Dales pony I am aboard,… Read more »

A Unique Montana Ranch Experience

December 9, 2010
by Susan Seligman Ten minutes south of the bustling Montana college town of Missoula is Dunrovin Ranch, a hidden equestrian haven offering a one-of-a-kind Big Sky experience…a create-your own riding vacation on magnificent smooth-gaited Tennessee Walking Horses. Located adjacent to the Lolo National Forest in Montana’s beautiful Bitterroot Valley, with… Read more »

5 Things I Love—Holiday Gift Ideas for Horse Lovers

December 5, 2010
by Darley Newman, Equitrekking's host & producer As the holidays approach, it's always hard to decide what gifts to purchase for people. I like to find gifts that are useful, unique and have some special meaning. Here are some gift ideas for horse lovers this holiday season. 1. Donate to a… Read more »

Spain- Horseman’s Thanksgiving at SICAB

November 22, 2010
A horse lover forgoes turkey to spend the holidays with horses in Spain. by Barbara Clark If you go to SICAB (The World's Largest P.R.E. [Pura Raza Espanola, or in English Pure Spanish Horse] horse show in Sevilla, Spain), you will feel very sorry for all the other Americans who… Read more »

Barn Night at the Washington International Horse Show 2010

November 9, 2010
by young rider Alexis Mozeleski Once again, October is when the Washington International Horse Show takes place at the Verizon Center in downtown Washington, DC. As a local young rider, I always look forward to watching this internationally renowned show in my own backyard and it is always exciting to… Read more »

Cowgirl 101 in Apache Country

November 9, 2010
By Equitrekking host Darley Newman as published in her column in True West magazine I rode a Mexican Mustang named Pancho through areas that would have felt downright claustrophobic during the days of Apache reign. While astride Pancho in southwestern New Mexico beside the Gila National Forest, his hooves noisily… Read more »

Rich Riding in Alaska’s Cooper Landing

October 21, 2010
Alaska horse tour in Cooper Landing on the Kenai, an area known for its rich gold prospecting past. By Darley Newman as published in her regular column in True West magazine I feel rather adventurous while horse riding in the Cooper Landing area on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula, but I have… Read more »

Georgia’s Southern Cross Guest Ranch Traveler Review

October 19, 2010
Easing my way back into the saddle at Southern Cross Guest Ranch. by Equitrekking Member JoAnne Persistent web searching led me over and over to Southern Cross Guest Ranch located about an hour outside Atlanta near historical Madison, Georgia. I was one of those typical horse-mad girls who had grown… Read more »

Colorado: Hidden Treasure in Engineer Mountain

August 3, 2010
With several peaks reaching 14,000 feet and sheer canyons and steep switchbacks, riding horses in the San Juan National Forest can be challenging.  by Equitrekking host Darley Newman, as published in her Trail Rider column in True West magazine Riders and horses that venture out in this part of southwestern… Read more »