Articles Tagged 'Trail Riding'

Horseback Riding in Connecticut’s Sprague Land Preserve

50 State Trail Riding Project — December 28, 2013
Denise Ethier Dembinksi describes trails in Connecticut’s Sprague Land Preserve and along the bordering Shetucket River as part of Equitrekking’s 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Denise Ethier Dembinski Located just off of Rt. 207, on Holton Road in Franklin, Connecticut, the Sprague Land Preserve is just about 6.5 miles… Read more »

Equestrian Tips for Trail Riding Illinois’ Shawnee National Forest

50 State Trail Riding Project — December 19, 2013
Avid trail rider Connie McNabb shares the beauty of Southern Illinois’ geologic wonder–– Shawnee National Forest with the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project. By Connie McNabb To say trail riders new to exploring Shawnee National Forest in Southern Illinois are surprised and amazed at the geologic diversity, and unparalleled… Read more »

Pennsylvania Horse Trails Through the Seasons

50 State Trail Riding Project — November 20, 2013
Members from the Pennsylvania Chapter of Women on the Edge Trail Riders Debbie Crone and Aleta Seifert share their favorite horse trails throughout the seasons, part of the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Debbie Crone and Aleta Seifert The state of Pennsylvania has much to offer the horseback… 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 »

Photo Journey of my Favorite Trail at The Home Ranch

Dude Ranch Blog — July 12, 2012
The Home Ranch has many scenic riding trails, one of which offers the best views around without ever having to leave the property. By Molly Murphy Although The Home Ranch, a Colorado dude ranch located just north of Steamboat Springs, is fortunate to back up to gorgeous Routt National Forest, offering endless… 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 Waipi’o Valley, Hawaii’s Big Island

Darley's Travel Blog — June 5, 2012
Horse riding is the best way to tour Hawaii's Valley of the Kings. Read a first-hand account of what it's like to explore this exotic destination on horseback. by Darley Newman To get to Waipi’o Valley, the Valley of the Kings, you have to drive or hike down a VERY… Read more »

Kentucky- Big Red Stables

Equestrian Travel Articles — April 26, 2012
Traveling to Kentucky and looking to horse ride? Check out the Big Red Stables, a family-run farm that's truly special. by Equitrekking host Darley Newman The Big Red Stables, a farm in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, has been in Emily Dennis’ family for generations. Located not too far from Shaker Village in… Read more »