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!


 


A Spectacular Arizona Horse Drive at Sprucedale Guest Ranch

September 25, 2017
Some things just surprise you. That's the best part about life. Being around something so much, and somehow it can still give you an experience you never saw coming... “It's the way you ride the trail that counts” - Dale Evans Going on a horse drive, I didn't realize it… Read more »

Keystone, Colorado - An All Seasons Destination for Great Horseback Riding

September 24, 2017
Hiking, biking, horseback riding, golf, white-water rafting, lake activities, fly fishing, live music, craft beer, fabulous food: Keystone has it all. I have been skiing in Keystone for 35 years, so it was a dream come true when my husband and I purchased a townhouse this past February in the… Read more »

Exploring Kenya’s Wildlife on Horseback

September 19, 2017
Cantering with Safaris Unlimited across Kenya's vast plains in the Masai Mara was so much more than I could have imagined! Gordie and Felicia provide guests with horses that are not only beautiful and immaculately cared for, but are also amazing athletes that are well-schooled and behaved, and capable of… Read more »

Into Africa: An Equestrian Safari Across Kenya’s Masai Mara

September 19, 2017
As our small propeller plane flew over the Ngong Hills, Nairobi quickly disappeared behind us. I immediately thought of scenes from Out of Africa, eager and excited to soon experience the Masai Mara in Kenya. "An experience of a lifetime," one is told to expect of the Mara. A safari… Read more »

Riding Icelandic Horses in Vermont

September 15, 2017
See what the world looks like riding an Icelandic horse in Vermont at the Vermont Icelandic Horse Farm. In Vermont's Green Mountains, you can take a unique nature tour of mountains, meadows, forests and country roads on one of the oldest horse breeds in the world. Located in the Mad River… Read more »

Upcoming Equestrian Events & Programs at Castle Leslie in Ireland

September 12, 2017
The fall is a spectacular time to visit Ireland and with Castle Leslie hosting a variety of special equestrian events, it makes the season even more enticing. Located in Glaslough, County Monaghan, just an 80 minutes drive from Dublin and 60 minutes from Belfast, this luxury equestrian getaway often hosts… Read more »

Fort Robinson Trail Riding in Nebraska

September 8, 2017
After receiving many e-mails from Equitrekking viewers who raved about their experiences riding at Fort Robinson, I had to find out why this Nebraska park is so popular. by Darley Newman, as published in her Trail Rider column in True West magazine Situated near Crawford, Fort Robinson is a microcosm… Read more »

Autumn Horse Trek in Mongolia- A Family Adventure

September 8, 2017
A Canadian rider sets off with her sister and mother on Stone Horse Expeditions & Travel's autumn horse trek in Mongolia, the 10-Day Gorkhi-Terelj Expedition. by Jennifer Lake Last winter, my sister and I decided to plan a trip together. Interestingly, and somewhat randomly, we had both always wanted to visit… Read more »

Horse Ride Under the Hollywood Sign

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 »

10 Things to Love About British Columbia Horse Riding Vacations

August 19, 2017
Why saddling up in Canada's Western province may just blow your mind. by Darley Newman Canada is a wonderful country to enjoy outdoor adventures and along the country's Western coast, British Columbia is a stunning place to ride with snow-capped mountains, pristine lakes, abundant wildlife and awesome fishing. Ranches in BC… Read more »