Articles Tagged 'Virginia'

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 »

Visiting Salamander Resort & Spa in Virginia Hunt Country

Equestrian Travel Articles — December 10, 2013
A mother and daughter equestrian pair spend the weekend at a luxury Virginia Hunt Country retreat, enjoying horseback riding and the Spa. by Caroline Maffry Read Part 1- A Luxury Equestrian Vacation at Salamander Resort & Spa, Virginia Read Part 3 - Insider’s Tour with Farm to Table Dining at Salamander Resort… Read more »

A Luxury Equestrian Vacation at Salamander Resort & Spa, Virginia

Equestrian Travel Articles — December 10, 2013
Equitrekking’s Caroline Maffry takes her daughter on an equestrian escape in Virginia Hunt Country at Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg. by Caroline Maffry Read Part 2- Visiting Salamander Resort & Spa in Virginia Hunt Country Virginia Hunt Country has a new luxury resort located in an oasis-like setting in… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Equestrian Public Relations

Expert Equestrian Articles — October 3, 2012
Attending the Olympics and meeting the world’s top riders and horses is all part of Rebecca Walton’s equestrian career. by Karen Braschayko Lifelong rider Rebecca Walton has found her dream job with horses by working in public relations. She represents elite equestrians and their horses as a senior account executive… Read more »

Try Something New: Take a Polo Lesson!

Equestrian Travel Articles — July 31, 2012
Mother and daughter equestrians try an afternoon polo lesson with top US polo player John Gobin. by Caroline Maffry Looking for something different from your typical day in the saddle? Don’t have time for an equestrian vacation? Are you a skilled rider or horse enthusiast? If you have answered yes to… 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 »

Upperville Horse Show in Virginia

Darley's Travel Blog — May 22, 2012
My visit to the Upperville Horse Show, touted as the oldest horse show in the United States. This 7 day competition attracts a range of competitors, from young children on ponies to leading Olympic and World Cup riders. by Darley Newman The Upperville Horse Show, touted as the oldest horse… Read more »

Therapeutic Horses of Caisson Stable

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 25, 2012
Learn about how horses are helping wounded warriors through a therapeutic riding program By Susan Seligman Natasha McKinnon is a bubbly 24-year-old chatting away about horses. But it is not your usual equine conversation. Soldier McKinnon lost part of her leg when her convoy was hit in Iraq. The horses… Read more »

Virginia- U.S. Army Caisson Stables

Darley's Travel Blog — June 18, 2010
Learn about the Caisson Stables at Ft. Myer by Darley Newman I just arrived back from a ribbon cutting ceremony at the recently renovated 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) Caisson Barn in Fort Myer, Virginia. Susan Seligman has written a great article on The Old Guard, "The Horses of the… Read more »

Short Equestrian Vacations Can Actually Increase Your Happiness

Darley's Travel Blog — April 16, 2010
by: Equitrekking host Darley Newman Can't get away for a whole week to take a riding vacation? There are lots of new flexible horse riding trips that allow you a shorter time in the saddle in Vermont, Ireland, Virginia, North Carolina, Alaska, Colorado and beyond. Shorter vacations are ideal for… Read more »