Articles Tagged 'Virginia'

Exploring Virginia’s George Washington National Forest on Horseback

50 State Trail Riding Project — May 30, 2018
Equitrekking contributor Susan St. Amand shares her experience horseback riding in the George Washington National Forest in Virginia.  The George Washington National Forest covers an expansive area along the Appalachian Mountains situated along the western part of Virginia and into West Virginia as well as connecting to the Jefferson National… 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 »

The Virginia Gold Cup Steeplechase Race

Darley's Travel Blog — October 18, 2013
A Virginia fall and spring tradition at one of the oldest organized steeplechases in the U.S. by Darley Newman The fall and spring are prime seasons for equestrian events in Virginia, with weekend foxhunts, steeplechases, races and shows. One of the oldest organized steeplechases in the United States and a… Read more »

Great Old Horses and the World’s Oldest Horse

Darley's Travel Blog — February 9, 2012
Read fun facts about small, old and super trail riding horses and celebrate the grand old horses we've ridden and loved. by Darley Newman I read a story today about a therapy horse in Virginia celebrating his 39th birthday! That's a feat in itself. Prodigy, a registered Arabian gelding, works with… Read more »