Articles Tagged 'Mongolia'

Modern Mongolian Saddles Showcased as Works of Art

Darley's Travel Blog — February 10, 2015
Stone Horse Expeditions & Travel's hand-made saddles displayed in art gallery in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. by Darley Newman Throughout history, the horses of Mongolia have stood out, making their mark as war horses during Genghis Khan's conquests and as the companions of expert horsemen, the Mongolian nomads. The saddles, included in travelers'… Read more »

Autumn Horse Trek in Mongolia- A Family Adventure

Equestrian Travel Articles — January 11, 2015
A Canadian rider sets off with her sister and mother on Stone Horse Expeditions & Travel's autumn horse trek in Mongolia, the 10-Day Gorkhi-Terelj Expedition. by Jennifer Lake Last winter, my sister and I decided to plan a trip together. Interestingly, and somewhat randomly, we had both always wanted to visit… Read more »

A Mongolia Horseback Riding Vacation with Stone Horse Expeditions

Equestrian Travel Articles — March 19, 2014
Should you go horse trekking in Mongolia? Is it difficult? Dangerous? What kind of equipment do you find? How's the food? How difficult is the riding? Nancy Diehl takes her daughters to ride in Mongolia and answers those questions and more in this traveler review of Stone Horse Expeditions &… Read more »

Experiencing the Nomadic Lifestyle in the Mongolian Countryside

Equestrian Travel Articles — January 14, 2014
Known as the land of the Great Genghis Khan, nomadic life-style, barren landscapes, rolling hills and rickety carts, the Mongolian countryside is not your usual tourist stop! Mongolia certainly seemed like no other place I had ever been, and that’s what made it such an appealing destination to me. I… Read more »

Meet Your Host- Stone Horse Expeditions Mongolia Riding Vacations

Meet Your Host — February 8, 2013
Learn about Mongolian Saddles, horse culture and what it's like to take a riding vacation in Mongolia from the husband and wife team whose passion for Mongolia spurred them to start their own horse trekking business and show others the view from the saddle. Co-owners of Stone Horse Expeditions &… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Mounted Archer

Expert Equestrian Articles — September 13, 2012
Shooting arrows on horseback became a passion for Katie Stearns, and teaching equestrian martial arts became her equine career. by Karen Braschayko Katie Stearns, also known as Morwen or The Flying Dutchess, has built a business based on her love of mounted archery. She conducts clinics and gives riding lessons… Read more »

Horse Riding Mongolia: 19 Days into Darhat Valley

Equestrian Travel Articles — April 17, 2012
A Mongol without a horse is like a bird without wings. Written by Kate Johns with Photos by Kate Johns & Steven Pilcher The Naadam Festival The girl’s cheeks are flushed beetroot red, her half moon eyes bright with anticipation as her wiry bay pony jigs around in a circle.… Read more »

Stable to Table: Recipes from a Lifetime of Travel, Riding and Cooking

Equestrian Travel Articles — April 10, 2012
A new cookbook pairs Dawn Harris Brown’s equestrian culinary adventures with stunning horse photos from her travels. by Karen Braschayko Dawn Harris Brown has ridden and cooked her way across the world. Traveling by horseback through lands as exotic as Mongolia, the Australian outback and Hungary, she gathered recipes along… 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 »