Articles Tagged 'California'

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 »

Dream Jobs: Professional Polo Player Sunny Hale

Expert Equestrian Articles — August 12, 2013
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 »

Horses in Old Sacramento, California

Equestrian Travel Articles — January 30, 2013
Experience a living tribute to the Old West in California’s capital. by Karen Braschayko   My first thought when arriving in Old Sacramento was – how uncomfortable would cobblestones have been in a carriage? Even crawling over them in my rental car with modern suspension, it felt pretty rocky, so… Read more »

Horse Riding on Monterey Bay, California

Equestrian Travel Articles — January 28, 2013
My first horseback ride on the beach was thrilling and magnificent. by Karen Braschayko Watching Darley Newman’s many beach rides on Equitrekking has always made me a smidge jealous and invited me to wonder what it would be like to experience one for myself. The Black Stallion and other movies… Read more »

The Wild Mustangs of Montgomery Pass- Up Close and Personal

Equestrian Travel Articles — January 16, 2013
A Close Encounter of the Wild Mustang Kind. My travel and educational adventures with Mustangs a Living Legend, part of UC Davis Extension. written by June Wynhoff with photos by June Wynhoff When presented with the opportunity to participate in the UC Davis Extension Program: Mustangs a Living Legend, I never… Read more »

Horse Ride through Paramount Ranch

Equestrian Travel Articles — December 12, 2012
Experience the setting of Gunsmoke, Dr. Quinn, many classic westerns and modern TV shows just as many stars have – on horseback. by Karen Braschayko   Riders are welcome to explore historic Paramount Ranch. I’ll admit it – I was an extremely zealous fan of the show Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Endurance Rider

Expert Equestrian Articles — September 10, 2012
Champion endurance racer Darolyn Butler has made an equestrian career out of her passion for marathon rides. by Karen Braschayko Darolyn Butler has had a long career in several aspects of the equine industry, from winning rodeo queen pageants to selling Western wear and producing instructional videos on horsemanship. Today,… Read more »

California- Armstrong Redwoods State Park

Darley's Travel Blog — July 10, 2012
Want to see California's Redwoods from a unique perspective? Saddle up in Armstrong Redwoods State Park. by Darley Newman Sonoma County in California has diverse horse riding opportunities through Redwood Forests, beaches, vineyards and California State Parks. I ventured out with Laura Ayers of Armstrong Woods Pack Station among the Redwood Forest… Read more »

Horse Riding the High Sierra

Equestrian Travel Articles — January 12, 2012
Mountain Horsemanship, Veterinary Care and Horsepacking in California’s Wilderness written by Michael W. Church photography by Michael W. Church Woke up at 5 o’clock in the morning in my hotel room, washed, packed my gear, and then hit the road at 6 o’clock for the 1-hour drive to the Horseshoe… Read more »

Hunewill Ranch Vacation & Cattle Drives in California

Equestrian Travel Articles — December 11, 2011
A rider vacations at a family-owned, Western ranch just east of Yosemite National Park, enjoying Gold Rush history and cattle drives. by Dorina Lindberg Bridgeport Valley lies below the slope of the highway like a green carpet, a contrast against the dun-colored rock hills and sagebrush. Hunewill Ranch, a cluster… Read more »