Articles Tagged 'Trail Rides'

Horseback Riding Mount Toby in Massachusetts

50 State Trail Riding Project — October 25, 2017
Stacey Stearns reviews the equestrian trails at Mount Toby Demonstration Forest in Leverett, Massachusetts as part of Equitrekking's 50 State Trail Riding Project. Western Massachusetts and the Pioneer Valley are home to the Five College area of Amherst, Hampshire, Smith, Mount Holyoke, and the University of Massachusetts. Within this region… Read more »

Horse Ride Under the Hollywood Sign

Equestrian Travel Articles — September 2, 2017
Take a ride through Griffith Park, home of the famous Hollywood Sign, setting for many TV productions, and land of celebrity sightings. by Karen Braschayko  On a clear day, downtown Los Angeles is visible from the park's trails. Photo courtesy Sunset Ranch Hollywood. The Hollywood Hills surprised me. Maybe it… Read more »

Back Country Horsemen in New Mexico Clear the Argentine Trail

Expert Equestrian Articles — August 25, 2014
Back Country Horsemen from Ruidoso and Albuquerque work to clear the Argentine Trail in Bonito Canyon, helping to keep trails open for equestrians and enjoying a beautiful trail ride. Photos and story from Caroline McCoy The weekend before Labor Day, while Nogal Canyon was a regular city of tents and… Read more »

Horseback Riding in South Dakota- The Badlands and Beyond

50 State Trail Riding Project — March 9, 2014
Horseback riding in South Dakota offers diversity to discover! Founding member of Black Hills Backcountry Horsemen of South Dakota Renee Bechen highlights Badlands National Park, The Black Hills and beyond for the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Renee Bechen South Dakota’s landscapes offer outstanding scenery for riders that enjoy diversity. Many individuals… Read more »

Bring Your Own Horse: Bed, Barn, and Breakfast

Equestrian Travel Articles — February 28, 2014
For riders looking for the charm of a B&B with the added bonus of exploring a new area on your own horse, here are a few options for your next weekend getaway. by Alexandra Begley California B&B's for Horse Lovers The Enchanted April Inn in Pilot Hill, California is about… Read more »

PATH Intl and ACTHA work together to hold 1,000 Rides in March

Darley's Travel Blog — January 10, 2014
A lofty and cool goal! ACTHA and PATH Internatioanl work to host 1,000 horseback rides during the month of March to raise money for riding centers across the nation and help bring national awareness of the benefits of therapeutic horse programs. Learn how you can join a ride and get… Read more »

Trail Riding Virginia’s Northern Shenandoah Valley and Beyond

50 State Trail Riding Project — November 13, 2013
A member of the Shenandoah Trail Riding and Horseman's Association highlights her favorite Virginia horse trails in the Northern Shenandoah Valley, George Washington National Forest, Blue Ridge Mountains, Mt. Rogers National Recreation Area and beyond for the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Susan St. Amand The motto for Virginia… 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 »

Bring Your Own Horse Vacations: Adventure & Clinics

Equestrian Travel Articles — August 24, 2013
If you are anything like me you saw “Buck” as soon as it came to theaters. If you are really like me then you saw it twice. And if you are even more like me you went home and tried to figure out when the next Buck Brannaman Horsemanship Clinic… Read more »

Dream Jobs: Trail Builder Susan Stormer

Expert Equestrian Articles — April 17, 2013
Creating pathways for equestrians to experience the outdoors with their horses is Susan Stormer’s horse-related career. by Karen Braschayko Many of us only wish we could earn a living riding horses through forests and across beautiful landscapes, but Susan Stormer has found a way to do just that. She developed… Read more »