Articles Tagged 'Horseback Riding Vacations'

Horse Riding the Pacific Crest Trail in San Diego County

50 State Trail Riding Project — December 5, 2013
An active equestrian who frequents horse and mule trails in San Diego County shares great equine trails along the Southern Tip of the Pacific Crest Trail for the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project. By Clare Maudsley The Pacific Crest Trail stretches 2,650 miles from the Mexican border to Canada.… Read more »

Overcoming a Fall from Horseback- An Alaska Guide’s Family Story

Equestrian Travel Articles — November 15, 2013
After an Alaska horse guide's young daughter falls from her horse, it takes time and inspiration to heal and regain the confidence to ride the wilds of Alaska again. by Amber-Lee Dibble Every single day alive, our lives are a true blessing. Knowing this and being thankful for this doesn’t stop… Read more »

Bring Your Own Horse Vacations: Camping

Equestrian Travel Articles — November 1, 2013
Looking for a destination where you and your horse can enjoy trail riding by day and camp out at night? Check out these great places set up to accommodate travelers with horses across the USA. by Alexandra Begley Southwest Horse Camps Texas Big Bend Ranch State Park is the largest… Read more »

Trail Riding the Cascade Mountain Range in Washington State

50 State Trail Riding Project — September 30, 2013
Robert Eversole, of The Back Country Horsemen of Washington (BCHW), shares his favorite horseback riding adventures in the Cascade Range and along the Pacific Crest Trail as part of Equitrekking’s 50 State Trail Riding Project.  Horse Riding Near Mount Rainier Washington State has a tremendous variety of riding locations, terrain,… Read more »

Horseback Riding Western North Carolina’s Pisgah Ranger District

50 State Trail Riding Project — September 29, 2013
Deirdre Perot Lightsey shares great horse trails in the Pisgah Ranger District in North Carolina as part of Equitrekking’s 50 State Trail Riding Project. Pisgah Ranger District, near Brevard and Mills River, North Carolina is an amazingly gorgeous part of the state. Within the Pisgah National Forest, over 500,000 acres… Read more »

Meet Your Hosts- Wise Mountain Retreat, Dominican Republic Horse Tours

Meet Your Host — September 22, 2013
Located in Veragua in the Dominican Republic, Wise Mountain Retreat, formerly Rancho Montana, is a guest ranch that offers Western style trail riding through the lush rain forests, rivers, mountains, canyons and Dominican pueblos. Owners Leslie Hawkins and Gerald Baker were looking for a pre-retirement job when they came across the… Read more »

Bring Your Own Horse Vacations: Cabins

Equestrian Travel Articles — August 26, 2013
Want to get out of town with your horse but don’t want to leave all the comforts of home behind? Check out these great cabin sites for horse camping. There are several cabin sites that allow horses as well, so you can bring your horse on vacation. Check out great… Read more »

5 Great Horseback Riding and Yoga Vacations

Equestrian Travel Articles — August 22, 2013
Learn about great global retreats where you can combine yoga with horseback riding for a true Zen experience. by Jocelyn Pierce There are many parallels between horseback riding and yoga. Like riding, yoga is an ongoing learning process in which both the mind and body are exercised. Practicing yoga can… Read more »

Utah Colorado Plateau Horseback Riding Photo Journey

Equestrian Travel Articles — August 3, 2013
High deserts, lush forests and secluded slot canyons are some of the diverse scenery you may experience horseback riding Utah's Colorado Plateau. Southeastern Utah holds special areas of wild, backcountry, where horseback riding or hiking is the best way to get around. The Colorado Plateau, centered on the Four Corners region… Read more »

Horseback Riding Vacation- Argentina Over the Border to Chile

Equestrian Travel Articles — March 14, 2013
A challenging horseback riding vacation takes a U.S. rider from Argentina over the border into Chile. I rendezvous at Bariloche Airport in Argentina on Tuesday with six riders from the UK–– two couples and two single women–– and one single woman from Ireland. After a two hour van trip, we… Read more »