Articles Tagged 'Africa'

Exploring Kenya’s Wildlife on Horseback

Equestrian Travel Articles — September 19, 2017
Cantering with Safaris Unlimited across Kenya's vast plains in the Masai Mara was so much more than I could have imagined! Gordie and Felicia provide guests with horses that are not only beautiful and immaculately cared for, but are also amazing athletes that are well-schooled and behaved, and capable of… Read more »

Meet Your Host- Gordie Church of Safaris Unlimited

Meet Your Host — July 13, 2017
Born in Kenya and raised with the promise of adventure during every school holiday, Gordie Church mastered safari skills as a boy helping the camp crew put up tents, pack trucks and saddle horses. He guided his first safari at the age of eighteen and now has over twenty-five years… Read more »

Horse Riding Botswana’s Lunar-Like Salt Pans

Equestrian Travel Articles — June 13, 2015
Get truly off the grid riding the Makgadikgadi Pans in Botswana with this photo journey! by Darley Newman One of the wildest rides I've ever experienced was on the Makgadikgadi Pans, one of the largest salt pans in the world, in the Kalahari of Botswana. If you've seen my photos or… Read more »

Treehouse Brunch Ride in Botswana’s Okavango Delta

Darley's Travel Blog — January 17, 2015
For a Champagne toast from a treehouse overlooking the world's largest inland delta, saddle up for this horse safari in Botswana and one of the coolest brunches I've ever experienced. by Darley Newman One of the best ways to get around Botswana’s Okavango Delta, the world’s largest inland delta, is… Read more »

Riding Missionary Routes through Africa’s Salt Pans

Darley's Travel Blog — October 25, 2014
The Makgadikgadi Pans in Botswana is the site of an ancient super lake about the size of Portugal. These salt pans, one of the largest on the planet, are otherworldly and amazing to explore on horseback–– if you’re properly prepared for the elements. by Darley Newman Riding out of the… Read more »

Meet Your Host- Mkulu Kei Horse Trails in South Africa

Meet Your Host — May 4, 2014
Cheryl Giacchetti and Jono Arnott have a job that many would consider a dream job, especially equestrians. They operate horse riding holidays on the Eastern Cape of the Sunshine Coast, "the Adventure Province in South Africa" through Mkulu Kei Horse Trails & Riding Holidays. Recent accolades include being honored with the… Read more »

10 Things to Love About Africa Riding Safaris

Darley's Travel Blog — May 4, 2014
A safari on horseback is one of the most exciting vacations you can experience. Below are ten things to love about a horse safari in Africa. by Darley Newman The amazing experiences I was able to enjoy on my horse safaris in Botswana were once in a lifetime and unique… Read more »

Equitrekking Botswana and New Episodes on PBS Stations

Darley's Travel Blog — August 30, 2012
We are so excited that PBS stations across the nation are scheduling our new Equitrekking episodes, including our awesome Botswana episodes. The new season, "Equitrekking Adventures" includes two episodes filmed in Botswana, Africa, and episodes from Belize, Costa Rica, Southern Quebec, Texas, Arizona, Utah, and Kentucky. In the special half-hour high… Read more »

Okavango Delta- Fishing in a Hippo Pond

Darley's Travel Blog — June 27, 2012
My experience catching and eating the freshest fish I've ever tasted in Botswana's Okavango Delta. by Darley Newman One becomes part of the environment while on safari. I spent each night in a tent – my alarm clock the sounds of the awakening Okavango Delta – if it ever went… Read more »

Horse Breeds from Around the World Quiz

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 9, 2012
One of the fascinating things about travel is meeting the wide variety of horse breeds all around the world. Many of these wonderful breeds can be found here at home in the USA. Take this quiz to see how much you know about the wonderful world of horse breeds. by… Read more »