Articles Tagged 'Horse Riding'

YQA -  Where to Horse Ride Amid Wildflowers

Darley's Travel Blog — March 20, 2017
In honor of the first day of spring, check out these destinations to ride horses amid wildflowers. Alaska, Kentucky, Hawaii's Big Island and Ireland trail riding. by Darley Newman Spring is finally here! After a long winter, hopefully everyone is finally digging out. Besides where to view changing leaves on horseback… Read more »

Exploring on Horseback the Costa Rican Way

Equestrian Travel Articles — May 5, 2013
Riding the tropical, jungle-covered mountainsides to a secluded waterfall in Costa Rica. by Corinne Brown Most Americans think of Costa Rica as a tropical getaway; a place, to fish, sail and surf. It’s touted as a Central American paradise with miles of coastal beaches and crystalline waters, as well as… Read more »

On the Trail of the Old Gold Miners in Idaho

Equestrian Travel Articles — March 26, 2013
The Equestrian Vagabond rides the streets of Silver City, an old mining ghost town in the Owyhee Mountains in Idaho. by Merri Melde When it gets too unbearably hot in the Owyhee Desert, you load up the trailer and head for the hills. A steep twisting road takes us up into the Owyhee… Read more »

Three Great Places to View Wildlife on Horseback

Darley's Travel Blog — November 28, 2012
Interested in seeing wildlife on your next horse ride? Here are three great places to spot some of the world's most colorful wlidlife on horseback. by Darley Newman One of the benefits of traveling on horseback is that you can unobtrusively move through nature. Animals often are not as afraid… 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 »

Time Management for Equestrians

Expert Equestrian Articles — September 1, 2012
Squeezing in the Ride–– Discovering how to manage your time and accomplish your riding goals by Bernadette Palmeri For so many of us, horseback riding is not our first priority, but rather a sacred part of our day that is too often neglected. As much as we may want to jump… Read more »

Fly-Fishing Ranch Vacations

Dude Ranch Blog — June 13, 2012
Three great places where you can combine fly fishing with horse riding on a dude ranch vacation. by Darley Newman In addition to horseback riding, a favorite American outdoor pastime is fishing. According to some estimates, approximately 40 million people are considered "anglers". In recent years a slew of fishing… Read more »

10 Great Places to Horse Ride- #7 Donana National Park, Spain

Darley's Travel Blog — April 1, 2012
You can't get much better than horseback riding on the beach in Southern Spain, which is why this beautiful national park ranks #7 in our Top 10 list. by Darley Newman Doñana National Park is another destination that I've been priviledged to ride horses in twice! These are some of… Read more »

10 Great Places to Horse Ride- #8 Cappadocia, Turkey

Darley's Travel Blog — April 1, 2012
Cappadocia, Turkey is one of the most fascinating destinations we've ever horse ridden and ranks at #8 in our countdown.  by Darley Newman I've actually visited Cappadocia, Turkey twice now. It's one of the most interesting travel destinations I've ever explored and a great place to explore on horseback. You… Read more »

Trail Riding Quiz

Expert Equestrian Articles — December 8, 2011
Heading for the trail? Test your smarts and see if you are ready to ride. by Karen Braschayko Are you a kid (or adult!) headed for a trail ride? Are you new to trekking or need a refresher? Here are some questions to get you thinking (and riding!) in the… Read more »