Articles Tagged 'South America'

Ecuador- Horse Riding the Northern Highlands

Equestrian Travel Articles — May 30, 2017
Historic haciendas, markets, local crafts and horse riding to experience Ecuador's colorful cowboy culture. By Susan Seligman Photos by Susan Seligman Ecuador's northern highlands offer riders an unparralled equestrian paradise only an hour and a half from its bustling capitol of Quito. Spectacular scenery, colorful indigenous markets and gracious haciendas… Read more »

Horseback Riding at a Rural Uruguay Estancia

Darley's Travel Blog — October 29, 2016
Getting off the grid in a destination where horse and cattle rule... and loving it! by Darley Newman Slightly smaller than the state of Washington, Uruguay’s vast numbers of cattle, sheep and horses greatly overshadows this South American country’s small population. Ranches, known here as estancias, dot the landscapes and… Read more »

Riding in the Highlands Above Bogota

Equestrian Travel Articles — November 27, 2015
A horseback riding adventure just an hour from Bogota with good horses and beautiful views. by Miguel Gonzalez When one travels to Bogotá, horseback riding usually isn’t on the top ten list of things to do. Bogota, a very historic city, with incredible history and sights such as the Museum of… Read more »

Chile Riding Vacation Photo Journey

Equestrian Travel Articles — July 7, 2015
Get away from civilization with this horseback riding adventure in Chile’s Patagonia! Chile Nativo’s “Last Frontier” horseback riding trip has been touted by National Geographic Traveler Magazine as one of “50 Tours of a Lifetime,” and includes riding through Torres del Paine and Bernardo O’ Higgins National Parks. Guests are… Read more »

Chile on Horseback- A Very Different Patagonia

Equestrian Travel Articles — July 3, 2014
A horse riding holiday through Patagonia's stunning landscapes. Five days exploring the wilds along the Chile/ Argentina border. by Rebecca Armstrong For the amateur equine-lover, a horseback trip through Chile's Patagonia may seem daunting, but given the right group of guides, it can be an experience of a lifetime! Recently… 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 »

Cowboys of Brazil’s Pantanal

Expert Equestrian Articles — April 3, 2012
Take a trip through Brazil's Pantanal with cowboys who can rope a crocodile or an anteater as easily as they can a cow. By Susan Seligman Imagine horses that will cross chest high caiman infested water. Imagine cowboys who can rope a crocodile or an anteater as easily as they can… Read more »

Brazil- Exotic Horses, Farms and Riding

Equestrian Travel Articles — April 3, 2012
Travel through Brazil to learn about the National Horse of Brazil–– the Mangalarga Marchador.  By Lynn Kelley Brazil is a country with great history and tradition. They still perform what I would call lost arts "true craftsmanship" learned from their fathers and father's fathers. With no cell phones and almost… Read more »

Uruguay- Finca Piedra Horse Riding

Darley's Travel Blog — March 8, 2012
Saddle up to ride with me on a sustainabe estancia in Uruguay by Darley Newman Uruguayan Riding Style Jason, the owner of Finca Piedra, a sustainable estancia, Pedro, Finca Piedra’s gaucho, and I took off on our Criollo horses to explore the farm. I had never ridden a Criollo horse… Read more »

Pirates Beach Riding in Rocha, Uruguay

Darley's Travel Blog — March 7, 2012
Ride horses on the beaches of the Rocha Province in Uruguay, where the remnants of shipwrecks make for interesting local stories! by Darley Newman Having grown up in a beach area in South Carolina, I am always keen on visiting beaches around the world. Uruguay has some famous beach areas… Read more »