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!


Italy- Timeless Enchantment - An Etruscan Journey

February 25, 2010
By KT O'Neill Photos courtesy of Tuscan Trails I feel the ancientness of the woods surrounding us in my bones. This is, and always has been, a timeless place. Inhaling the rich, dark perfume of thick compost and sweet horse-musk I think to myself, “There is paradise on earth and… Read more »

Uruguay- Gaucho Adventures

February 25, 2010
In Uruguay, gauchos still run the estancias. ATV’s and trucks haven’t replaced steeds. Learn about ranches where you can meet local cowboys. by Darley Newman. Originally published in True West magazine. As a sudden rainstorm passed, I was glad to have on the wool poncho that Jorge let me borrow… Read more »

Utah- Snow Canyon State Park

February 25, 2010
Go trail riding in Snow Canyon State Park in St. George, Utah, and you’ll be riding through Utah’s Dixie.  by Darley Newman Originally published in True West magazine. When Brigham Young called upon the 300-plus families to help with the Cotton Mission, they did not go happily. “I have seen… Read more »

Italy- Wine, Wonder and Riding in Tuscany

February 25, 2010
Trail Riding in Tuscany? You bet! Learn about Italy horse riding adventures. By KT O'Neill What comes to mind when you read Montepulciano, Montalcino, or Siena? Rolling Tuscan hills under a cobalt sky streaked with cotton-candy clouds. Cypress-lined country roads leading to ancient earth-toned villas. The subtle elegance and deep… Read more »

Connecticut- UCONN Trail Ride

February 25, 2010
For a girl raised in Connecticut, UConn offers an equestrian oasis. By Michele Tchernotzkas When most people think of the University of Connecticut the first thing that comes to mind is basketball. With the UConn campus located in rural Storrs, CT one's options are limited to pretty much being a… Read more »