Discovering Horses in Their Homeland

Alyssa Mathews is traveling the world to ride every breed of horse. Here are five equestrian experiences of breeds in their country of origin.  I am on a quest to ride every breed of horse in the world. One of my favorite ways to learn about a breed is to ride them in their country of origin. ...

View Fall Colors on Horseback on Ranch and Riding Vacations

As summer winds down, we have another great thing to which we can look forward... fall colors! Check out these great ranches and horseback riding vacations where you can view the changing leaves from on horseback.  by Darley Newman A beautiful rural scene from the Mad River Valley with the ...

Under the Tuscan Sun On Horseback in Italy

We all have our bucket lists (or we should!) and smack at the top of many is riding in Tuscany. Who hasn’t watched (or read) “Under the Tuscan Sun” and not wanted to drop everything and journey to this enchanted land? Ann Jamieson did it! Keep reading! by Ann Jamieson The iconic ...

Horseback Riding on the Oregon Coast

A horse-loving wanderer and author of The Modern Travelers takes a ride along the scenic Oregon coast with Green Acres Beach & Trail Rides.  Photo courtesy The Modern Travelers.  Horseback riding on the beach is a thrill. Horseback riding at all is a thrill to me, but there is just...

Endurance Riding by Moonlight in Vermont

Horses and runners take on Vermont trails during an endurance race and run by moonlight. by Stacey Stearns For the last 30 years, a 100-mile endurance ride and a 100-mile endurance run have taken place concurrently in West Windsor, Vermont. Steve Rojek was out at the Western States Trail Ride (als...

Top Ranches & Horseback Riding Vacations with Pools for Kids

Anyone who's traveled with kids knows that an awesome pool is a very welcome amenity. Check out these ranches and horseback riding vacations with great pools for kids... and adults. by Darley Newman Want to ride horses and stay at a ranch, resort or horse riding vacation spot with a nice pool ...

Riding England’s Yorkshire Dales to the Pub and Middleham Gallops

Stacey rides the Middleham Gallops and to the pub with Kilnsey Trekking riding stables in heart of the North Yorkshire Dales National Park near Skipton, Malham, Bolton Abbey and Harrogate, in the United Kingdom. by Stacey Stearns Kilnsey Trekking is owned by Jane and Howard Pighills, and locat...

Exploring Utah on Horseback with Almosta Ranch Horse Adventures

Equitrekking contributor Stacey Stearns shares her experience trail riding through scenic Utah with Almosta Ranch Horse Adventures.  There were 7,000 people at the Qualtrics Conference in Salt Lake City in March. That’s a lot of people in one place for someone who is used to wide open...

The English Cowgirl Visits the 63 Ranch in Montana

Ceri Howard, author of The English Cowgirl, fulfills her lifelong dream of visiting an authentic dude ranch with a vacation at 63 Ranch in Montana.  I’ve always dreamed of Montana. I can’t say with any certainty how or why it came about, especially since many people in Britain h...