Articles Tagged 'Virginia'

5 Things to Do in Middleburg in Virginia Hunt Country

Darley's Travel Blog — May 20, 2016
Learn about the horsey village of Middleburg in the heart of Virginia Hunt Country and the best things to do during your visit. by Darley Newman Middleburg is the unofficial capital of Virginia Hunt Country. This charming village is dotted with brick and stone stores, independent shops, and restaurants, many… Read more »

The Virginia Gold Cup: A Day at the Races

Equestrian Travel Articles — May 14, 2016
The Virginia Gold Cup has been around for nearly one hundred years. Learn more about this historic steeplechase and social gathering with hunt country roots. by Jocelyn Pierce More of a social event with horses in the background than a draw for die-hard equestrians, the Virginia Gold Cup is a… Read more »

Yoga on Horseback in Virginia

Darley's Travel Blog — April 20, 2016
Try yoga on horseback, starting with sunrise yoga in the stables and then moving to the round pen. This will help you communicate bette with horses and people. by Darley Newman I know that yoga is good for riders, but had never thought about trying yoga on a horse. At… Read more »

Trail Riding Shenandoah River State Park in Virginia

50 State Trail Riding Project — January 4, 2016
Members of the Shenandoah Trail Riders and Horseman's Association began the 2016 New Year on the right “hoof” by hitting the trails at one of Virginia's top-rated state parks and one of the best in the nation, Shenandoah River State Park, located eight miles south of Front Royal, Virginia. by Susan… Read more »

Horseback Riding the Bucktail Trail in West Virginia

50 State Trail Riding Project — November 17, 2015
Riding the Bucktail Trail in the George Washington National Forest in West Virginia, part of the 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Susan St. Amand On another late, crisp autumn day, the Shenandoah Trail Riders and Horseman's Assocation organized and sponsored another spectacular trail ride on the Bucktail Trail situated across… Read more »

Sky Meadows State Park Horseback Rides in Virginia

50 State Trail Riding Project — November 5, 2015
Riding amid the changing autumn leaves at this Virginia state park is a special experience. Susan St. Amand describes it in this 50 State Trail Riding Project article. by Susan St. Amand Recently on a seasonally beautiful autumn day, members of the Shenandoah Trail Riding and Horseman's Association sponsored and… Read more »

Trail Riding at Salamander Resort in Middleburg, Virginia

Darley's Travel Blog — September 3, 2015
My trail riding adventures at Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, where you can gain access to elite lands where American aristocracy has ridden throughout history. by Darley Newman As we rode along a trail lined with tall grass and colorful flowers on one side and a manicured lawn complete… Read more »

Five Equine Themed Activities to Explore at Salamander Resort & Spa

Equestrian Travel Articles — May 30, 2014
From yoga on horseback to carriage rides through Middleburg, check out fun equine themed activities (requiring no equestrian experience) for horse lovers visiting Salamander Resort & Spa. by Caroline Maffry Heading to Middleburg, Virginia anytime soon? After reading all there is to offer at Salamander Resort & Spa, you’ll wish… Read more »

Bring Your Own Horse: Bed, Barn, and Breakfast

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 28, 2014
For riders looking for the charm of a B&B with the added bonus of exploring a new area on your own horse, here are a few options for your next weekend getaway. by Alexandra Begley California B&B's for Horse Lovers The Enchanted April Inn in Pilot Hill, California is about… Read more »

Insider’s Tour with Farm to Table Dining at Salamander Resort

Equestrian Travel Articles — December 10, 2013
Caroline Maffry goes in depth to learn more about Salamander Resort, including an insider’s tour, room service and dining at Harrimon’s Grill. By Caroline Maffry   Read Part 1 - A Luxury Equestrian Vacation at Salamander Resort & Spa, Virginia Read Part 2 - Visiting Salamander Resort & Spa in Virginia Hunt… Read more »