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...

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...

The Best Ranch Vacations for Independence Day 2018

From Colorado to California, America's best ranches have planned spectacular Fourth of July shindigs to celebrate their patriotism the cowboy way.    Vista Verde Guest Ranch Families flock to this Clark, Colorado guest ranch year after year for their unique Fourth of July festi...

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...