Articles Tagged 'Horseback Riding'

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 »

Castle Leslie Equestrian Vacation in Ireland- Part 2

Darley's Travel Blog — January 8, 2013
Part 2 of my "Downton Abbey" experience on an equestrian vacation at Castle Leslie Estate in Ireland. by Equitrekking host Darley Newman Read Part 1 of my adventures at Castle Leslie. A great way to explore Castle Leslie Estate for non-riders or the horsey set is to hop aboard one of… Read more »

Castle Leslie Riding Vacation in Ireland- Part 1

Darley's Travel Blog — January 8, 2013
Part 1 of my "Downton Abbey" experience on horseback at Castle Leslie Estate in Ireland. by Darley Newman Castle Leslie Estate in Glaslough, Ireland is an equestrian’s dream vacation destination and a great place for those looking for their own "Downton Abbey" experience. The castle is still inhabited by its… 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 »

Horse Riding Apache Country at Double E Ranch

Equestrian Travel Articles — August 25, 2012
I rode a Mexican Mustang named Pancho through areas that would have felt downright claustrophobic during the days of Apache reign. by Darley Newman, originally published in her column in True West magazine While astride Pancho in southwestern New Mexico beside the Gila National Forest, his hooves noisily splashing through Bear… Read more »

Meet Your Host- Double E Ranch

Meet Your Host — August 24, 2012
Ever wanted to leave the corporate world for a life in the great outdoors, perhaps on your very own ranch? Meet Debbie and Alan Eggleston who are living the dream on a working cattle ranch boardering the Gila National Forest in Southwest New Mexico. Debbie used to have an office job… Read more »

10 Great Places to Horse Ride- #1 Ireland

Darley's Travel Blog — April 10, 2012
Ireland tops our list as a great place to horse ride. The below video showcases the Ring of Kerry, a beautiful destination combining mountains and beaches. by Darley Newman While most people experience the Ring of Kerry by vehicle, the best way to take in the beauty of this area… Read more »

10 Great Places to Horse Ride- #6 Canyon de Chelly, Arizona

Darley's Travel Blog — April 3, 2012
Horseback riding in Canyon de Chelly with the Navajo ranks in at #6 in our countdown of great places to ride. by Darley Newman If you want a truly spiritual horse ride in a spectacular setting, ride with the Navajo at Canyon de Chelly in Northeastern, Arizona. I’ve ridden through… Read more »

10 Great Places to Horse Ride- #9 Canadian Rockies

Darley's Travel Blog — March 29, 2012
The Canadian Rockies are some of the most stunning mountains for horse riding and rank at #9 in our countdown. Watch this video from Banff and Kananaskis. by Darley Newman Alberta is the Western Canadian province that encompasses the timeless tradition of cowboys, cattle and making a living from the… Read more »