Articles Tagged 'California'

Horse Riding and Mule Packing in the Ansel Adams Wilderness

Equestrian Travel Articles — June 12, 2017
Why go on a horse riding vacation in the Sierra Wilderness? It’s simple. As beautiful as this country is, it’s always twice as nice when seen between the ears of a horse. Story and photography by Michael W. Church Michael W. Church It was August 16, 2015 and the fourth… Read more »

3 Most Surprising National Parks for Horseback Riding

Darley's Travel Blog — August 11, 2016
From giant sand dunes to volcanic landscapes, unusual national parks for horseback riding from Arizona to California. We know a ton of great parks to ride horses around the world, but the below national parks surprised even us! Check out these diverse national parks in the USA to saddle up. … Read more »

Making the Time to Get in the Saddle

Equestrian Travel Articles — December 15, 2015
An entrepreneur and mom shares how she makes time to ride, including on recent trips to Ireland, Bermuda and California. by Gretchen Learman Burrier If you are reading this article on equitrekking.com you likely already agree with me – there’s nothing better than being at the barn. Growing up, my friends… Read more »

Riding the Sespe Trail in California’s Los Padres National Forest

Equestrian Travel Articles — January 25, 2015
Hollis Guerra of MisAdventures of a RedHead treks through Santa Barbara's stunning backcountry, the Los Padres National Forest, enjoying food and friendship along the route. by Hollis Guerra Over Thanksgiving break, I had maybe one of the most incredible days cementing my new found love for horses and working on my… Read more »

10 Things to Love About California Ranch Vacations

Dude Ranch Blog — November 16, 2014
From working ranches to ranch resorts, California is a big state with diverse choices for ranch vacation experiences. We've picked ten reasons why we like ranch riding in California. Read on! by Darley Newman From wine country to redwood forests to the coast, California's diverse terrain and ecosystems have a… Read more »

Bring Your Own Horse: Bed, Barn, and Breakfast

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 28, 2014
For riders looking for the charm of a B&B with the added bonus of exploring a new area on your own horse, here are a few options for your next weekend getaway. by Alexandra Begley California B&B's for Horse Lovers The Enchanted April Inn in Pilot Hill, California is about… Read more »

California Historical Artillery Society- Horse Rescue & Reenactments

Expert Equestrian Articles — December 12, 2013
Learn about the California Historical Artillery Society (CHAS), an organization that rescues Standardbreds and gives them new lives as artillery horses for Civil War reenactments. by Jocelyn Pierce The California Historical Artillery Society (CHAS) has been performing historical reenactments since 1998. Founded by Dennis Winfrey, who sought to combine a love… Read more »

Bring Your Own Horse Vacations: Camping

Equestrian Travel Articles — November 1, 2013
Looking for a destination where you and your horse can enjoy trail riding by day and camp out at night? Check out these great places set up to accommodate travelers with horses across the USA. by Alexandra Begley Southwest Horse Camps Texas Big Bend Ranch State Park is the largest… Read more »

Bring Your Own Horse Vacations: Cabins

Equestrian Travel Articles — August 26, 2013
Want to get out of town with your horse but don’t want to leave all the comforts of home behind? Check out these great cabin sites for horse camping. There are several cabin sites that allow horses as well, so you can bring your horse on vacation. Check out great… Read more »

Bring Your Own Horse Vacations: Adventure & Clinics

Equestrian Travel Articles — August 24, 2013
If you are anything like me you saw “Buck” as soon as it came to theaters. If you are really like me then you saw it twice. And if you are even more like me you went home and tried to figure out when the next Buck Brannaman Horsemanship Clinic… Read more »