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...

Happy 40th Anniversary to the Kentucky Horse Park

The Kentucky Horse Park is celebrating its 40th year anniversary! The park, which opened in 1978, is a horse lover's theme park, playing host to 140 horses at any given time and sometimes more. This working horse farm has a twice daily Parade of Breeds Show, showcasing horse breeds from around t...

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...

Between the Ears- Equitrekking Photos from around the World

Some of our favorite "between the ears" photos from riding the world while filming for Equitrekking, the Emmy-winning PBS TV series. by Darley Newman Seeing the world through the ears of a horse is a special way to travel, taking you places that vehicles can't reach and that would take quite s...