Celebrating “Derby Day” Shenandoah Country Style!

Learn about an equine-themed Virginia winery where you can celebrate the Triple Crown Races, Shenandoah Country Style! After spending an unusually cold spring day hosting our annual Judged Trail Ride, it was time to seek out a warm and cozy atmosphere to relax and view the “Run for th...

International Horseback Archery Championship in Amman, Jordan

Awesome photos from the Al-Faris 3rd International Horseback Archery Championship in Amman in The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Jordan hosted the Al-Faris 3rd International Horseback Archery Championship, under the Royal Patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II, at the Royal Hashemite Court...

How to Choose the Perfect Horseback Riding Holiday

Thinking of booking your first horseback riding vacation? Here are a few expert tips from globetrotting equestrian, Janine Whyte, that will help you pick the perfect equestrian holiday for you.  It was 2009, and I was searching furiously on the internet to find the perfect and most authenti...

Horseback Riding in Madagascar: The Land that Time Forgot

Janine Whyte shares her transformative experience exploring Madagascar on horseback with equestrian safari outfit, Faka Ranch.  In 2005 animation giant DreamWorks unleashed Alex the lion, Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe, Gloria the hippo, and the infamous ring-tailed lemur King Julien o...

A Wilderness Photography Workshop on Horseback

By Michael W. Church Why you should consider a wilderness photography workshop. Why take a photography workshop during a horseback riding wilderness adventure? The answer is simple: Those of us who take horseback riding vacations not only love riding horses in the wilderness, we also love to take ...

The White Horses of Camargue

Head to France to observe the beautiful white horses of Camargue in their habitat, or ride a domesticated one through the area’s stunning wetlands! by Jocelyn Pierce People flock to the Mediterranean coast of France to see the herds of wild white horses of Camargue. Dramatically beautiful an...

Clew Bay Trail Riding Vacation in Ireland- Traveler Review

A rider sets off on a horseback riding holiday on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way and reviews it for Equitrekking. by Dorothea Heaton We, three friends, arrived at Dublin Airport on Saturday the 24th of May and drove with a hire car to Westport. Westport is a very pretty and lively town on ...

Five Cowgirls Who Changed History

Remarkable women from my visit to the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in Fort Worth, Texas. by Karen Braschayko At the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, you can learn about cowgirls who were famous and those who were not so famous. Even if you know their names, it’s...

An Epic Riding Safari in Botswana’s Limpopo Valley

My Botswana horse safari in the Limpopo Valley was the experience of a lifetime. by Alice Fisher The guides from Limpopo Valley Horse Safaris met our group of seven at Johannesburg airport and we drove north, crossing into the Tuli Game Reserve at Pont Drift Border Post. The Tuli region is bou...