Articles Tagged 'Equestrian Vacations'

Horse Riding on Monterey Bay, California

Equestrian Travel Articles — January 28, 2013
My first horseback ride on the beach was thrilling and magnificent. by Karen Braschayko Watching Darley Newman’s many beach rides on Equitrekking has always made me a smidge jealous and invited me to wonder what it would be like to experience one for myself. The Black Stallion and other movies… Read more »

Horse Riding Through Time in Cappadocia

Darley's Travel Blog — January 16, 2013
Journey back in time on horseback through Cappadocia on a village to village horse trek with the locals. by Darley Newman In ancient times the name Cappadocia meant “the land of beautiful horses” and the finest horses were raised in this part of Central Turkey. As part of my job… Read more »

Horse Ride through Paramount Ranch

Equestrian Travel Articles — December 12, 2012
Experience the setting of Gunsmoke, Dr. Quinn, many classic westerns and modern TV shows just as many stars have – on horseback. by Karen Braschayko   Riders are welcome to explore historic Paramount Ranch. I’ll admit it – I was an extremely zealous fan of the show Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.… Read more »

Horse Ride Teddy Roosevelt’s Trails in the American West

Equestrian Travel Articles — November 5, 2012
Explore the lands, ride the trails and gaze on same vistas President Theodore Roosevelt did as he fought to preserve the American West. By Karen Braschayko We know him as Teddy, though he greatly disliked the nickname, and he’s the reason the term “teddy bear” entered our common language. Politician… Read more »

Equitrekking and Hondoo’s Dream Riding Vacation in Washington International Horse Show Auction

Darley's Travel Blog — October 8, 2012
Equitrekking is excited to team up with Utah outfitter Pat Kearney of Hondoo Rivers & Trails to donate a dream riding vacation to the Washington International Horse Show's (WIHS) Silent Auction. A lucky WIHS attendee will get to explore Utah’s Canyonlands with Pat, who’s been leading riders into Utah’s great… Read more »

Equitrekking Reveals Top 20 Dude Ranches

Dude Ranch Blog — October 6, 2012
Check out our top 20 North American dude ranch picks on a brand new website and ranch vacation resource Top20Ranches.com The top dude ranches include geographically diverse picks from Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Mexico, Montana, Texas, Georgia, Wyoming and Idaho. After spending the last six years traveling the world searching… Read more »

Riding Holiday in Cappadocia, Turkey

Equestrian Travel Articles — October 3, 2012
Exploring the "Land of the Beautiful Horses" on a Cappadocia riding vacation in Central Turkey. by Ann Jamieson The boarding call came over the loudspeaker. My plane was boarding for Istanbul, where I would catch a connecting flight to Kayseri, and then be picked up for my horseback holiday in… Read more »

10 Tips for Leave No Trace Horse Riding

Travel Tips — September 18, 2012
How you can hit the trail without harming nature. Here are 10 tips to use anywhere you ride. by Karen Braschayko Many Equitrekkers wish to change the natural world as little as possible, taking nothing and leaving no trace behind while still enjoying the brilliant scenery and thrilling experiences only… Read more »

Meet Your Host- Dartmoor Riding Holidays

Meet Your Host — September 3, 2012
Cowboys in the UK? Yes, sir! Phil Heard is a beef and sheep farmer and a British cowboy, who drives cattle though England's wild moors in "War Horse" country and invites guests to come with him for the ride with Dartmoor Riding Holidays. Phil Heard's working farm, Meldon, is located… 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 »