Equestrian Travel Articles

First-hand articles and blogs about horseback riding around the world, equestrian travels, dude ranches, horseback riding vacations, great horse trails and horse festivals!


Horse Riding in the George Washington National Forest

April 18, 2017
Riding Down the Rabbit Trail and Memory Lane in Shenandoah County! by Susan St. Amand Recently, members of the Shenandoah Trail Riders and Horseman's Association enjoyed a beautiful spring day trail riding in Shenandoah County through a portion of the George Washington National Forest. Splashes of purple painted the forested landscape… Read more »

Join an AQHA Trail Ride in 2017

April 6, 2017
The American Quarter Horse Association's Trail Ride Program began in 1997 and annually hosts nearly 80 rides around the world. If you have a horse, you're welcome to participate! Trail riding is a great way to see a new place and on AQHA's organized rides, travelers have the chance to… Read more »

A Ride through the Hill Country in Texas

April 2, 2017
On a recent trip to the Hill Country in central Texas, I was able to ride with Cross-G-Ranch Trailrides, a local outfitter located near the Cowboy Capital of the World – Bandera, Texas. Cross-G-Ranch works with a variety of local ranchers and landowners to provide different riding opportunities throughout their… Read more »

Sicily Riding Vacation: Mt. Etna and National Parks on Horseback

March 23, 2017
"September found me returning to Italy, after thirteen years, to enjoy Sicily on horseback..." by Alice Fisher The first week I wandered Rome for three days beginning with Sunday mass in St. Peter's Square given by Pope Frances from the steps - a glorious and unexpected event. After my first… Read more »

A Carriage Driving Vacation in Vermont Near Woodstock

March 14, 2017
A review of a carriage driving vacation in Vermont near Woodstock with Susan Rogers Carriage Driving at Land's End Farm. by Lynne Slater Having just returned from a fantastic experience at Sue Rogers Driving School in Vermont this past weekend, I wanted to pass along my feedback. It was a great time.… Read more »

EQUUS Film Festival Camden Screens Films for Horse Lovers

February 20, 2017
Camden, South Carolina, has a storied history filled with its love for horses. Home to the annual Carolina Cup steeplechase, which draws more than 70,000 spectators today, the Camden area became increasingly popular in the mid-1880s for wealthy families to spend the winter, and with them they brought their horses.… Read more »

Seven Guest Ranches for Snowy Winter Adventures

January 9, 2017
De-stress from the holidays with horses, mountain views and winter fun at a guest ranch. By Karen Braschayko If the post-holiday doldrums have you wishing for secluded, cozy log cabins and hearty home-cooked food, it’s a great time to plan a winter ranch vacation. Winter is just beginning, so there… Read more »

Swimming with Horses at Horse Country Campground in Ontario

December 29, 2016
Dealing with the cold weather and all this snow had me daydreaming about the summer. Longer days, warmer temperatures and trail riding all day. For my friend Nicky’s birthday this past year, I decided to take her up to Horse Country Campground for a girls weekend. I had been to… Read more »

Most Popular Equitrekking Articles of 2016

December 28, 2016
The most popular articles, as measured by your clicks, on Equitrekking.com in 2016. by Darley Newman Your top 10 picks were diverse, including great places to horseback ride in Wyoming and Kansas and ways that horses help our minds and hearts. What do you want to see more of in… Read more »

Step Inside this Luxurious Scotland Equestrian Resort

December 1, 2016
Scotland's Gleneagles Resort is an iconic vacation destination for equestrian enthusiasts. In the great UK tradition of a sporting resort, Gleneagles was established as a key destination on the social calendar in the 1920s. Recently, much of the property has undergone extensive renovations, retreiving an old, but new look.  Equitrekking… Read more »