Articles Tagged 'Trail Riding'

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 »

TREC: “The Adventure Sport for Trail Riding Enthusiasts”

Expert Equestrian Articles — December 18, 2014
Originating from the equestrian tourism industry, TREC is an international sport that tests horses and riders over three phases. by Jocelyn Pierce with photos by TREC-USA TREC, or Techniques de Rondonee Equestre de Competition, began in France as a way to test trekking guides working in the equestrian tourism industry.… Read more »

Horseback Riding Hocking Hills in Ohio

50 State Trail Riding Project — December 5, 2014
Spectacular rock formations, waterfalls, caves and more... why you should ride in Ohio's Hocking Hills. Part of the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Christine Oswald Our favorite place to ride in Ohio is Hocking Hills. Over the years we have hosted rides there, just gone down as a family… Read more »

Cedar Lake Equestrian Camp in the Oklahoma Ouachita Mountains

50 State Trail Riding Project — October 6, 2014
The President of the Oklahoma Equestrian Trail Riders Association shares a great place to horseback ride and camp in the Winding Stair Mountains area in Oklahoma's Ouachita Mountains. by Philip Milliken Located within the Ouachita National Forest and a part of the Cedar Lake Recreation Area, the Cedar Lake Equestrian Camp… Read more »

Curious About Competitive Trail Riding?

Expert Equestrian Articles — July 13, 2014
Curious About Competitive Trail Riding? Learn about this increasingly popular sport and pastime from the American Competitive Trail Horse Association. Whether you are a seasoned trail rider or just thinking of joining the sport of competitive trail riding there are numerous options out there for you, but none with the… Read more »

Horseback Riding Banff National Park

Darley's Travel Blog — April 17, 2014
Wilderness Pack Trip on horseback in Banff National Park in Alberta   by Equitrekking host Darley Newman The first day of our pack trip into Banff National Park had been an eventful one. The three-hour ride to Mystic Camp was a mix of sun, rain and hail- yes hail in… Read more »

Utah- Antelope Island Horse Riding with Bison with Video

Darley's Travel Blog — February 26, 2014
Herding bison on horseback! See how it's done on Antelope Island. by Darley Newman I rode with Ron Brown of R and G Horse and Wagon just outside of Salt Lake City on Antelope Island on the Great Salt Lake. Antelope Island is the largest island in the Great Salt… Read more »

Colorado dude ranch vacation at Wilderness Trails Ranch

Darley's Travel Blog — November 19, 2012
Horse riding, line dancing and food on a Colorado Dude Ranch Vacation at Wilderness Trails Ranch. by Darley Newman There are a lot of great Colorado dude ranches, where single travelers, couples and multi-generational families can saddle up and ride the West. On a road trip through Colorado, I stopped… Read more »

Scotland- Blair Castle Pony Trekking Video

Darley's Travel Blog — August 15, 2012
Pony Trek through Scotland's Highlands at Blair Castle by Darley Newman At Blair Castle in Blair Atholl, I took off with guides Vicki and Hamish on an all day ride in the rugged and romantic Highlands.  I rode Gorm, which means blue in Gaelic, an eleven-year-old Highland Pony. Gorm is… Read more »

Trail Riding at Mt. Rogers, Virginia’s Diamond in the Rough

Equestrian Travel Articles — July 24, 2012
Have you ever ridden in a place where the views literally take your breath away? Where when you look out over the scenery you can’t help but think Heaven has to look like this? by Ashley Agee, The North Carolina Cowgirl There is a spectacular place called Mt. Rogers National Recreation… Read more »