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...

Challenge Yourself: The AQHA Trail Challenge Program

AQHA’s Trail Challenge program is designed to engage American Quarter Horse owners and trail riding enthusiasts to test their horsemanship skills in a safe environment. If you love spending time with your American Quarter Horse and enjoy working on improving your horsemanship skills, then ...

Scotland’s Highland Trail on Horseback

Exploring the land of myths, tales, and ballads by horseback! by Alice Fisher I journeyed to St. Andrews to visit cathedral and castle foundations, wander through St. Andrews University and have my photo taken on the Swilcan Bridge, an icon in the sport of golf located between the first and ei...

New Zealand’s Most Incredible Horse Rides

Get the inside word from a Kiwi rider on her favorite horse trekking experiences. New Zealand is well known for the amazing scenery and the incomparable natural beauty of our beaches and wild spots. As riders, we know that pretty much every view looks better between two furry ears, and New Zeala...

Horse Riding and Mule Packing in the Ansel Adams Wilderness

Why go on a horse riding vacation in the Sierra Wilderness? It’s simple. As beautiful as this country is, it’s always twice as nice when seen between the ears of a horse. Story and photography by Michael W. Church Michael W. Church It was August 16, 2015 and the fourth year of an e...

Ecuador- Horse Riding the Northern Highlands

Historic haciendas, markets, local crafts and horse riding to experience Ecuador's colorful cowboy culture. By Susan Seligman Photos by Susan Seligman Ecuador's northern highlands offer riders an unparralled equestrian paradise only an hour and a half from its bustling capitol of Qui...