Articles Tagged 'California'

Dream Jobs: Professional Polo Player Sunny Hale

Expert Equestrian Articles — May 9, 2018
Sunny Hale has conquered her goals and inspired many fans with her equestrian career. by Karen Braschayko From winning titles to developing tournaments, Sunny Hale has become a passionate ambassador for the players and horses of polo. Her life of adventure and travel began young, and she has not stopped… Read more »

Meet Your Host- The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort in California

Meet Your Host — April 8, 2018
Located by the Danish Village of Solvang and the Santa Ynez Valley, The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort offers the thrill of riding horses along 50 miles of trails coupled with fine dining and traditional resort activities like golf and tennis for a vacation that can definitely appeal to groups and families.… Read more »

Horse Ride Under the Hollywood Sign

Equestrian Travel Articles — September 2, 2017
Take a ride through Griffith Park, home of the famous Hollywood Sign, setting for many TV productions, and land of celebrity sightings. by Karen Braschayko  On a clear day, downtown Los Angeles is visible from the park's trails. Photo courtesy Sunset Ranch Hollywood. The Hollywood Hills surprised me. Maybe it… Read more »

3 Most Surprising National Parks for Horseback Riding

Darley's Travel Blog — August 24, 2017
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 »

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 »

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 »